Daniel Berner

Daniel is a senior associate attorney in our Olympia office, where he focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, land use, environmental, construction, and business law.

Daniel has extensive litigation experience representing developers, owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, community associations, as well as individuals and entities in a variety of litigation and transactional matters. Daniel has achieved successful results for clients in jury and bench trials, arbitration, mediation, motion practice, and negotiations.

Daniel grew up in Mason County, and now lives in the Steamboat Island area with his wife and two young children.

Daniel is a gifted litigator who currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association's Litigation Section. Daniel is active in the community serving as a volunteer attorney with the Family Support Center of South Sound and Homes First. 

Admitted to Practice In:

  • Washington State

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Seattle University School of Law Moot Court Board 2007-2010

  • Phi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honorary Society, University of Washington

  • The Hon. Benjamin Settle, Federal District Court Judge | Extern 2010

  • Leadership Thurston County Graduate 2018 (Thurston County Chamber of Commerce)

  • Author - WSBA Construction Law Deskbook 2019


  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D. 2010

  • University of Washington, B.A. 2005

Professional Affiliations:

  • Thurston County Bar Association

  • Washington State Bar Association

  • Thurston County Chamber of Commerce

  • Mason County Bar Association

Community Connections:

  • Seattle University School of Law Alumni Association

  • Housing Justice Project

  • Family Support Center of South Sound

  • Homes First