Daniel D. Birk is a partner at Eimer Stahl LLP. Dan focuses his practice on antitrust litigation and other complex civil and criminal matters and has extensive experience representing clients in nationwide class actions and federal grand jury price-fixing investigations and before the Federal Trade Commission. Dan has taken a lead role in the defense of several large antitrust class actions and has prepared multiple appellate briefs and a petition for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court. Dan also counsels clients on data privacy and information governance matters and in developing innovative strategies for the efficient management of large-scale discovery projects. In Edwards v. National Milk Producers Federation, he helped Eimer Stahl pioneer one of the earliest federal court orders granting the use of predictive coding technology in electronic discovery.
Dan has published articles on the jurisdiction of the federal courts in the Harvard Law Review and the Yale Law Journal and an article on mutual fund fee litigation in the Northwestern University Law Review. He is a contributor to the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section and a member of the Sedona Conference, an e-discovery think tank. Before attending law school, Dan taught English at high schools in Brooklyn, New York and Vienna, Austria.