Daniel J.  Fleming - Attorney at Law

401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2700
Post Office Box 3324 (33601-3324)
Tampa, Florida 33602

P 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
D 813-273-5082

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Biography

Dan is a veteran trial lawyer who has been board certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the Florida Bar for over 15 years. During that time, he has enjoyed an AV Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings and has successfully defended clients in both State and Federal courts throughout the state of Florida. Over the last 25 years, Dan has tried cases in Tampa, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and several other rural jurisdictions throughout Florida. He has obtained defense verdicts on behalf of his clients in a variety of cases including those involving wrongful death, catastrophic injury, allegedly defective products, slip and fall cases, repetitive trauma, breach of contract and allegedly defective workplace conditions. His practice concentrates on civil defense with particular emphasis on railroad, amusement park, pharmacy and trucking accident cases.

In addition to trying cases, Mr. Fleming has extensive appellate experience and has argued appeals on behalf of his clients before four of the five District Courts of Appeal for the State of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeal for the 11th Circuit.

Dan is a shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Tampa office. 

 

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Background

Daniel is originally from Chicago, Illinois and was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College where he was a Dean's List student and a member of the varsity basketball and track teams. He graduated in 1990 from the University of Florida College of Law and since then has been continuously practicing law in Florida. He practiced with the statewide defense firm, Kubicki, Draper, Gallagher & McGrane from 1990 to 1993 in both their Miami and Ft. Lauderdale offices. Since then he has practiced in Tampa with Melkus, Fleming & Gutierrez, P.L. first as an associate attorney, then as a named partner, and then for 15 years as the firm’s managing partner until joining GrayRobinson in 2017.

Daniel has been married for over 24 years and has four children. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys coaching his children's athletic teams, fishing, basketball and golf. He is a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Tampa, FL and was previously a member of Nativity Catholic Church in Brandon, FL where he served several terms as President of the Parrish Council.

Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
     
Education
  • Washington & Jefferson College, B.A. (1987)
    • Dean's List
    • Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honors Society)
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. (1990)
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Jesuit Alumni Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
     
Awards & Recognitions
  • AV Preeminent™, Martindale Hubbell
Civic
  • YMCA Youth Sports Coach 1999-2008
  • American Coaches Association 2004-2014
  • Christ the King Catholic Church
  • Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club
     
Articles & Publications
  • Daniel has spoken on substantive legal issues and trial techniques before both local and national organizations.

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