Daryl spent the first ten years of his career practicing at some of Chicago’s largest law firms—most recently as a partner at the Washington, D.C.-based firm Steptoe & Johnson. Daryl’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, with a concentration in financial services litigation and regulation. Over the years, Daryl has participated in court and arbitration proceedings in over twenty states. He has represented Fortune 500 companies and individuals before state and federal courts, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Illinois Securities Department, the New York Stock Exchange, Inc., NASD Dispute Resolution, Inc., the American Arbitration Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Daryl has vast experience representing clients in all phases of litigation, including regulatory investigations, arbitrations, trials and appellate litigation.
Daryl received his law degree from The John Marshall Law School in 1998, where he graduated with high honors and achieved the academic distinction magna cum laude. While in law school, Daryl was a staff editor for The John Marshall Law Review and participated in the Herzog Moot Court Competition. Daryl was admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in 1998. Daryl is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association, and has served as a committee member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.