Daniel Brewer

Member

Philadelphia

(215) 665-4778

(215) 665-2013

Recent News:

Class Action Litigators Michael W. McTigue Jr. and Meredith C. Slawe Bring Team to Cozen O'Connor to Spearhead National Class Actions Practice; Recognized White Collar Defense Attorney and Trial Lawyer Mira Baylson Joins

Continuing the firm’s strategic expansion of complex litigation and investigations practices and the premier Technology, Privacy and Data Security Team

Dan represents companies in consumer class actions and complex business disputes nationwide. He defends companies in actions in state and federal courts across the country that challenge practices related to advertising, marketing, and promotional activities, consumer privacy, credit reporting, pricing, customer communications, and product labeling and defects. He has particular experience defending claims brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), and a host of state consumer protection laws, including California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL) and Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA).   

He counsels clients on privacy issues under FCRA, TCPA, the Children’s Online Protection Privacy Act (COPPA), the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), with an eye towards mitigating the risk of litigation and enforcement exposure. He also crafts, revises, interposes, and enforces customer disclosures, terms and conditions, arbitration agreements with class action waivers, and privacy policies. His focus on class action litigation gives him a valuable perspective to anticipate areas of focus from the plaintiffs’ bar and help businesses proactively address issues and tweak policies, practices, and disclosures where appropriate.  

Dan’s experience stretches across a broad range of industries, such as retail, financial services, telecommunications, automotive, energy, pharmaceuticals, and computer software, and a broad range of cases, including consumer class actions, commercial disputes, intellectual property litigation, product liability/mass tort cases, shareholder derivative suits, and other corporate governance-based matters. He has successfully litigated intellectual property disputes, including claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, false designation of origin and false advertising claims brought under the Lanham Act, including affirmative claims for ex parte seizure of counterfeit goods.  

Dan has an active pro bono practice and regularly participates in a number of pro bono and volunteer activities. He has represented veterans and low-income clients through the National Veterans Legal Services Program, Homeless Advocacy Project, and Philadelphia VIP. 

Prior to attending law school, Dan worked for a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C.

 

Experience

News

Class Action Litigators Bring Team to Cozen O'Connor: Michael W. McTigue Jr. and Meredith C. Slawe Spearhead National Class Actions Practice; Recognized White Collar Defense Attorney and Trial Lawyer Mira Baylson Joins

May 27, 2020

Continuing the firm’s strategic expansion of complex litigation and investigations practices and the premier Technology, Privacy and Data Security Team

Publications

7th Circ. Ruling Should Deter Class Objector Side Deals

August 19, 2020

Michael McTigue, Meredith Slawe, Daniel Brewer and Max Kaplan co-authored an article in Law360 about a significant Seventh Circuit decision addressing the propriety of certain side deals with class action settlement objectors.

What High Court Ruling Means For TCPA's Future

July 07, 2020

Michael McTigue, Meredith Slawe, and Daniel Brewer published an article in Law360 analyzing the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.

Braille Gift Card Rulings Guide Defense Of ADA Claims

May 07, 2020

Meredith Slawe, Mira Baylson, Daniel Brewer and Marie Bussey-Garza co-authored an article for Law360.

Fashion Nova Case Has Lessons For Retailers Amid Pandemic

May 01, 2020

Meredith Slawe and Daniel Brewer published an article in Law360 addressing what companies are doing to accommodate customer orders through websites and mobile apps, and the safety measures they are taking to protect employees, contractors and customers.

“Banana Republic Does Not Sell Bananas”: Court Dismisses ADA Gift Card Claims

April 28, 2020

Daniel Brewer, Marie Bussey-Garza, Michael McTigue and Meredith Slawe wrote an article addressing how retailers and restaurant chains are defending against mass litigation in the New York federal courts that challenges gift cards under the ADA and state and local laws.

2nd Circ. Ruling Widens TCPA Autodialer Circuit Split

April 23, 2020

Daniel Brewer and Marie Bussey-Garza contributed an article to Law360.

Second Circuit Decision Widens Circuit Split in TCPA Landscape

April 01, 2020

Meredith Slawe, Michael McTigue, Daniel Brewer and Marie Bussey-Garza contributed to an article posted on Lexology that highlights an important Second Circuit ruling aligned with the Ninth Circuit on the definition of an ATDS under the TCPA.

New York’s State of Emergency Restricts Telemarketing Calls Through September 2020

March 01, 2020

Michael McTigue, Meredith Slawe and Daniel Brewer contributed to an article posted on Lexology that addresses heightened restrictions on telemarketing activities in New York during the pandemic.

Events & Seminars

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Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • The George Washington University, M.A., 2004
  • James Madison University, B.S., 2000
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Philadelphia Bar Association, 2019 – present

Haddonfield Environmental Commission, 2013 – present