Daniel Levy joined the Law Office of Richard S. Cornfeld, LLC, after three years with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, and two years in private practice. Daniel served as an Assistant Attorney General in both the Governmental Affairs and Litigation divisions. While with the Attorney General’s Office, Daniel served as lead counsel in dozens of cases, focusing on cases involving claims of employment discrimination.
Daniel has handled all aspects of litigation, including several jury trials. As defense counsel, Daniel first-chaired a jury trial resulting in a complete defense verdict in a case where the plaintiff alleged sexual harassment and retaliation and sought several hundred-thousand dollars in damages. Daniel also first-chaired a jury trial in which he secured defense verdicts on both of the plaintiff’s Missouri Human Rights Act claims, age and disability discrimination. Daniel has successfully briefed and argued several appeals, including drafting the successful brief in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in a case garnering local and national media attention challenging the constitutionality of certain Missouri regulations.
Now, Daniel represents consumers whose rights have been violated due to fraud, deception, misrepresentations, or other unfair practices. Daniel also represents employees who have been subjected to discrimination in their employment based on their age, disability, race, religion, or other protected characteristic, or who have been retaliated against for exercising their rights. Daniel further represents employees who have not been paid for overtime or off-the-clock work in violation of state or federal law.
Daniel received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he played on the tennis team that won the NCAA Division III National Championship. Daniel received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he served as an editor of the Journal of Dispute Resolution.