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Jeffrey R. Daniel

Jeffrey R. Daniel

Associate

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
jeff.daniel@nelsonmullins.com

Jeff focuses on litigation, Title IX investigations, and regulatory compliance issues. He has extensive experience representing clients in all phases of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders, class certification, dispositive motions, discovery, trial, and appeals.

Jeff regularly represents and advises educational institutions during the course of internal and government investigations of Title...

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Jeff focuses on litigation, Title IX investigations, and regulatory compliance issues. He has extensive experience representing clients in all phases of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders, class certification, dispositive motions, discovery, trial, and appeals.

Jeff regularly represents and advises educational institutions during the course of internal and government investigations of Title IX and sexual misconduct matters. He also helps his clients develop policies, procedures, and training guidelines that comply with Title IX, including the U.S. Department of Education’s new sexual harassment regulations released in 2020. 

Jeffrey R. Daniel

IX and sexual misconduct matters. He also helps his clients develop policies, procedures, and training guidelines that comply with Title IX, including the U.S. Department of Education’s new sexual harassment regulations released in 2020. 

Jeff focuses on litigation, Title IX investigations, and regulatory compliance issues. He has extensive experience representing clients in all phases of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders, class certification, dispositive motions, discovery, trial, and appeals.

Jeff regularly represents and advises educational institutions during the course of internal and government investigations of Title... IX and sexual misconduct matters. He also helps his clients develop policies, procedures, and training guidelines that comply with Title IX, including the U.S. Department of Education’s new sexual harassment regulations released in 2020. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Represented client during U.S. Department of Justice investigation relating to student-on-student sexual assault.
  • Has advised and trained clients on compliance matters relating to new Title IX regulations.
  • Represented various schools in class litigation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Successfully resolved Title IX claims arising out of school’s discipline of multiple students for student-on-student sexual assault.
  • Successfully argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in defense of summary judgment ruling disposing of student-on-student sexual assault claim under Title IX.
  • Successfully persuaded Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse trial court’s certification of class claims against government entity.
  • Provided training in August 2021 to the Louisiana Board of Regents and each of the state’s 31 public institutions of higher education related to Title IX’s federal requirements, recent state law changes impacting system and campus responsibilities, and how those two regulatory schemes intersect to create overarching obligations for sexual misconduct prevention, investigation, and adjudication.
  • Assisted with development of statewide Title IX Formal Grievance Procedures and Uniform Policy on Power-Based Violence/Sexual Misconduct for implementation across all of Louisiana’s public higher education institutions, which collectively serve more than 200,000 students.

Previous Professional Experience

  • Summer Associate and Associate attorney, Atlanta office of a full-service regional law firm (2013–2019)
  • Legal Extern, The Honorable Marc T. Treadwell, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (2011)

Education

  • Mercer University School of Law, JD, cum laude (2013)
    • Member, Mercer Law Review
    • Member, Brainerd Currie Honor Society
  • University of Georgia, BA, English (2009)
    • University of Georgia Judiciary

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court

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