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Daniel P. Hipskind



Dan specializes in complex business litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property litigation. He has represented clients from a variety of industries in federal trial and appellate courts across the country, including courts throughout California, New York, Delaware, and Texas.  Dan was named a Super Lawyers Southern California “Rising Star” every year from 2014 to 2024.

University of Michigan Law School – J.D., cum laude

  • Finalist, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition

  • Best Brief Award, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition

  • Executive Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – B.S.

  • Mechanical Engineering, cum laude


  • State Bar of California

  • Central District of California

  • Northern District of California

  • Southern District of California

  • Western District of Texas

  • Eastern District of Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • U.S. Supreme Court



  • Irell & Manella LLP

  • Russ August & Kabat

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