Daniel Fors counsels clients in all facets of commercial and civil litigation, focusing on construction, real estate, local government, land use, product liability, toxic torts, transportation, and environmental and premise liability.

With experience in all stages of the litigation process, including fact investigation, motion practice, expert discovery, and trial preparation, Daniel partners with his clients to ensure they are not only informed throughout, but to provide them with tailored solutions for their legal issues and help mitigate future risks.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Daniel practiced in the Miami office of a Florida-based firm. He was recognized twice during his first year with the firm for his integral role in obtaining outstanding results for clients. As a summer associate for a firm in Ft. Lauderdale, Danny assisted with complex litigation, cannabis, and labor and employment matters. He also worked on motions and responses concerning RICO and TCPA class action defense.

During law school, Daniel was involved in a number of activities and associations. An active member of the FIU Law Review, he also served as the Articles Editor for the publication. Daniel was also part of the FIU Law Moot Court Team, and successfully competed in a number of competitions. He was also a Research Assistant for Professor Eric R. Carpenter.

Professional Affiliations

  • Cuban American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Florida International University College of Law
    • Best Advocate Award, FIU Law Moot Court
    • Best Brief Award, Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition
    • CALI Book Awards in "Employment Law," "Legal Skills and Values III," and "Seminar: Law of Biodiversity"
    • Champion, Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition
    • Dean's List
    • National Semifinalist, Billings Exum & Frye Moot Court Competition
    • Outstanding Advocacy Award, Death Penalty Clinic


  • "The Native Species Protection Act: A Deceptively-Named Measure to Destroy the ESA," Villanova Environmental Law Journal, 2018

J.D., cum laude, Florida International University College of Law, 2018

B.S., Florida International University, 2015