Daniel E. Mooney is a commercial litigator focused on resolving clients’ disputes efficiently and favorably, both inside and outside of the courtroom. Daniel has guided clients to successful results in a broad array of business-related matters and now brings that experience to the unique legal landscape of American Samoa.
Daniel has served individual and corporate clients in the areas of tort defense, creditors rights, construction litigation, maritime litigation, intellectual property litigation, real estate litigation, and other commercial disputes. Daniel also advises clients on governmental compliance issues, employment matters, intellectual property registration and protection, and other transactional issues.
Daniel’s legal experience includes four years as a litigation attorney at Idaho’s oldest and largest law firm, Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP, where Daniel also clerked during law school. Prior to that, he served as a judicial clerk for Justice Jim Jones of the Idaho Supreme Court. Daniel attended law school at the University of Idaho College of Law, where he was asked to serve as a legal writing teaching assistant and lead articles editor for the Idaho Law Review. Daniel won awards during law school for excellence in academic performance, legal research and writing, and negotiation. He graduated cum laude.
Prior to law school, Daniel worked as a print journalist for newspapers in Idaho and Washington. Daniel enjoys music, snow and water sports, photography, travelling, and spending time with his wife and young daughter.
Pacific Lutheran University (BA English, Journalism)
University of Idaho College of Law
Admitted to practice in Idaho and American Samoa