Daniel J. DiMuro is an experienced civil litigator and a senior counsel in the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. DiMuro has handled matters nationwide before federal and state trial and appellate courts as well as administrative agencies. He also has extensive experience representing corporate clients in mediations and arbitrations before alternative dispute resolution panels. As a member of the Commercial Litigation, Franchise, Intellectual Property, Employment, Professional Liability, and Class Action practice groups, Mr. DiMuro represents a diverse group of major corporations, franchisors, closely-held businesses, and individuals in multiple jurisdictions in a wide range of complex commercial disputes. He is licensed in several jurisdictions (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania) and has obtained pro hac vice admission at the request of his clients in numerous other jurisdictions across the country. Mr. DiMuro regularly assists his clients with their litigation needs nationwide by carefully crafting effective litigation strategies in order to obtain successful results.
Mr. DiMuro has considerable experience handling litigations through trial and appeal involving general commercial litigation claims, including contract disputes, counterfeit claims, prosecution and defense of copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, misappropriation of trade secrets, defamation, rights of privacy and publicity, directors and officers claims, errors and omissions claims, and premises liability claims. Mr. DiMuro also regularly defends businesses in employment matters, including claims regarding retaliation, discrimination, and harassment.
Mr. DiMuro also devotes a significant portion of his practice to the representation of franchisors including litigation and enforcing franchise agreement terminations, non-competition restrictions, forum selection clauses, and liquidated damages provisions. He has also successfully obtained injunctive relief (both preliminary and permanent) enforcing franchise agreement provisions against franchisees. Mr. DiMuro also has litigation experience enforcing provisions in international franchise agreements.
Mr. DiMuro has significant experience defending Fortune 500 companies in class actions arising under consumer protection statutes and involving property damage claims.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Western District of New York