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About Dan Mauler

Tel: (703) 684-2000
Fax: (703) 684-5109
E-mail: dmauler@rpb-law.com

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As a courtroom lawyer with a background in information systems, Dan Mauler gravitates to technology-intensive cases in both trial and appellate courts, earning recognition as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation.

Mr. Mauler graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center where he served as an Articles Editor for The Georgetown Law Journal and as a Section Editor for The Thirty-Fourth Annual Review of Criminal Procedure. Mr. Mauler is active in the legal community as an officer of the William B. Bryant American Inn of Court, which focuses on litigation and trial advocacy skills, and as an Executive Board member for the Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division.

Mr. Mauler serves as the firm’s Blog Master and manages the EDVA Update Blog, which focuses on important opinions issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Education
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude (2006)
B.S.B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Management of Computer Information Systems, High Distinction (2003)

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Appellate
eDiscovery and Information Governance
Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights
Federal Government Contracts

Distinctions
“Rising Star” by Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine in Business Litigation (2016, 2015, 2014, 2010, and 2009)
“Rising Star” by DC Super Lawyers Magazine in Business Litigation (2016 and 2015)
“Virginia’s Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine (2015)

Practice History
Partner, Redmon, Peyton & Braswell, LLP (2013-Present)
Associate, Redmon, Peyton & Braswell, LLP (2007-2013)
Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP (2006-2007)

Court Admissions
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Supreme Court of Virginia
District of Columbia Courts
Supreme Court of Nebraska

Bar and Professional Memberships
Virginia State Bar
Virginia Bar Association
William B. Bryant American Inn of Court
District of Columbia Bar
Nebraska State Bar

Reported Decisions
Stephenson v. Nassif, 160 F.Supp.3d 884 (E.D. Va. 2015)
Burns v. Duplin Land Development, Inc., 621 F.Supp.2d 292 (E.D.N.C 2009)

For additional information about Dan Mauler, please visit his attorney profile on the Redmon, Peyton & Braswell website.

SCOTUS Vacates 4th Circuit Decision on Trump Immigration Order

Readers of the EDVA Update have followed our coverage of the challenges to President Trump’s multiple immigration Executive Orders, including challenges starting in both the Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Maryland.  While President  Trump received an initial loss and then a qualified win in the Eastern District, he did not fare so  Continue Reading »

Government Official’s “Personal” Facebook Page is a Public Forum under First Amendment

In what will likely be one of his last opinions before retiring from the Eastern District of Virginia bench, Judge James C. Cacheris authored an important decision applying traditional free speech principles to a local government official’s Facebook page.  This opinion provides important guidance regarding an official’s ability to regulate speech in the emerging digital  Continue Reading »

C-Span to Broadcast Live Audio of Today’s 4th Circuit’s Argument on Immigration Executive Order

The Fourth Circuit will hear en banc the oral argument today at 2:30 pm in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump.   For the first time (that we know) the Court will allow a live audio broadcast of proceedings. Earlier this year the Ninth Circuit permitted the live audio broadcast of the argument on the prior  Continue Reading »

En Banc 4th Circuit to Hear Trump Immigration Executive Order Appeal

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will sit en banc to hear the latest appeal regarding President Trump’s second Executive Order regarding immigration.  All active judges of the Fourth Circuit will now participate in oral argument scheduled for May 8th in Richmond, instead of the customary three-judge panel.   This decision comes from the Fourth  Continue Reading »

EDVA: Legal Malpractice Does Not Give Rise to Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim

A claim of legal malpractice by client against a former attorney does not, at the same time, give rise to a breach of fiduciary claim under Virginia law, according to Judge Henry Hudson of the Eastern District of Virginia (Richmond Division).  Judge Hudson’s ruling is a development in the law of fiduciary duty, and it  Continue Reading »

Suing a URL: A Roadmap to a Cybersquatting Action

As more economic activity occurs online, internet domain addresses are increasing in value, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses.  Businesses of all sizes need to pay attention to the security of their internet domain addresses, and a recent EDVA decision highlights the dangers of losing control of a business’s domain address. In Jacobs Private Equity,  Continue Reading »

EDVA Back in the Immigration Fray: Judge Trenga Provides Qualified Win for President Trump’s New Immigration Order

The Eastern District of Virginia continues to influence the national debate over President Trump’s new Executive Order on immigration.  Judge Anthony Trenga of the EDVA offered one of the first wins for the Government when he denied immediate injunctive relief against the new Executive Order.  While Judge Trenga’s opinion was not the first to arrive  Continue Reading »

Practitioners’ Alert: New Procedure to Request Emergency Relief After Business Hours

The EDVA Clerk’s Office recently announced a new procedure for civil emergency matters (such as requests for emergency injunctions or TRO’s), that seek the immediate attention of a district judge outside of regular business hours or during weekends / holidays.  This is a brand-new procedure – for both attorneys and staff in the Clerk’s Office.  Continue Reading »

Week 2 in the EDVA Drama Over the Immigration Executive Order: An Update on the Charged Immigration Issues Brewing in Judge Brinkema’s Court

While national media attention has focused on tonight’s hearing before the Ninth Circuit regarding President Trump’s immigration Executive Order, there are still proceedings in the Eastern District that could become center stage.  This Blog post is the second post tracking the legal events in the EDVA case of Aziz at al. v. Trump, the challenge  Continue Reading »

The EDVa Drama Over the Immigration Executive Order: From IAD to Courtroom 701 in Seven Wild Days

News reports have followed the short saga of the Immigration Executive Order issued on Jan. 27th by President Trump, but the legal saga culminating in this morning’s hearing (Friday, Feb. 3rd) before Judge Brinkema is remarkable, even by EDVA standards. Earlier this morning, the first confrontation over the Executive Order unfolded in Judge Brinkema 7th  Continue Reading »