Daniel P. Wotherspoon

Of Counsel




1801 Market St.

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Practice Areas

Business Disputes

General Litigation


Premises Liability

Product Liability

Professional Liability


Dan is an Associate in the firm’s Philadelphia office, where he focuses his practice on the defense of individuals, corporate clients, and insurance companies in cases involving personal injury, premises liability, and professional malpractice. Dan has litigated cases in both state and federal court and has extensive experience conducting and defending depositions, drafting dispositive motions, and resolving disputes through arbitration and mediation.

Prior to joining the firm, Dan’s practice focused on the defense of individuals and corporations on matters including claims involving product liability, premises liability, contract disputes, and healthcare issues.

Dan received his B.A. in Sociology from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D. from Villanova University Law School. During law school, Dan served as the Managing Editor of Operations for the Villanova Law Review and represented several clients through the Villanova Clinic for Asylum, Refugee & Emigrant Services.

Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Publications & Presentations

  • Daniel Wotherspoon, The “Element” of Surprise: The Third Circuit Bucks the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act Trend in Animal Science Products v. China Minmetals Corporation, 57 Vill. L. Rev. 785 (2012)
  • Kevin Raphael, Daniel Wotherspoon, and Christin Roberts, The Reverse False Claims Act: A Relatively Unknown, But Increasingly Used, Provision of the FCA, Health Law Handbook, 2022 Ed.


  • Villanova University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A, cum laude, 2008