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Dan Daley is an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation, Land Use and Zoning, and Equine Law Practice Groups.

Dan has worked on both transactional and litigation matters. His experience in land use planning and zoning includes assisting in the development of a hotel property in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Dan ran and was elected City Commissioner of his hometown in 2012 and was reelected unopposed in 2014, making him the youngest person ever elected to office in Coral Springs, Florida. He was then appointed Vice Mayor by his colleagues in 2016.

While in law school, Dan interned with Judge Melanie May, in the Fourth District Court of Appeal. He is currently serving as President of the Broward League of Cities and as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Florida League of Cities.

Dan also served with the United States Air Force as a contracted cadet with the Reserve Officer Training Corps, and has been involved with several charities that support veterans and their families.


  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., 2015
  • Florida State University, B.S., Political Science and Criminology, cum laude, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Florida League of Cities
    • Executive Committee Member (July 2017 – Present)
    • Board of Directors, District 13 (March 2017 – Present)
  • City of Coral Springs
    • Vice Mayor (May 2016 – present)
    • City Commissioner (November 2012 – May 2016)
  • Broward League of Cities
    • President (June 2017 – present)
    • Second Vice President (May 2016 – June 2017)
    • Secretary (May 2015 – May 2016)
  • Federal Action Strike Team
    • Vice Chair (July 2017 – Present)
  • Urban Administration Policy Committee Chairman, Florida League of Cities (June 2015 – July 2016)
  • Broward Days
    • Executive Board Member (July 2017 – Present)


  • Florida League of Cities “Homerule Hero” 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida