Daniel Leo Ceisler has never been afraid to take on the toughest fights and win. In combat zones and in the courtroom, Daniel has dedicated his career to seeking justice for those who need it the most.
Before becoming an attorney, Daniel served as a Military Intelligence Officer in the United States Army. He was selected to serve in a Joint Special Operations Task Force alongside our nation’s most elite military units and intelligence professionals in Afghanistan. Every single day, Daniel worked relentlessly to target and eliminate threats from foreign terrorists. He was awarded the prestigious Bronze Star Medal for “beyond exceptional” performance in support of over ninety special operations missions.
My approach to the law is the exact same as my approach to military service: accomplish the mission, whatever it takes. Now, my mission is fighting for victims who have suffered catastrophic injuries or had their civil rights trampled by corrupt individuals who abuse their positions of power.
Daniel focuses his personal injury practice on representing victims of construction disasters and dangerous products. He is part of a team that has obtained numerous seven and eight figure awards for its clients. Currently, Daniel represents dozens of military veterans in a lawsuit against a major corporation that supplied defective hearing protection to American servicemembers.
In his civil rights practice, Daniel is committed to standing up for citizens who have had their constitutional rights violated. Daniel represents victims of sexual violence, excessive force, and prisoner abuse. He presently represents victims of severe physical abuse at a youth detention facility in a case that has drawn national media attention.
During law school, Daniel was certified to prosecute cases at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. While at the DA’s Office, Daniel prosecuted over 125 preliminary hearings and misdemeanor trials. Daniel also served as an intern with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, working with federal prosecutors on high profile cases of financial crime. During his final year of law school, Daniel worked as a student law clerk with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
While at Temple, Daniel was a standout member of the Law School’s storied trial advocacy program. He was undefeated as a member of the National Trial Team, and authored a primer on damages for students in the trial advocacy LLM program.
Daniel spends his free time working to improve Pennsylvania’s political and social future. He has served as a campaign manager or senior advisor for candidates running for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Commonwealth Court, Superior Court, Pennsylvania Attorney General, United States Congress, and countless other state and local offices. He continues to advise military veterans running for office.
Daniel is a graduate of The George Washington University, the Temple University Beasley School of Law, and the Military Intelligence Officer’s Basic Leadership Course at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- The George Washington University
- Temple University Beasley School of Law