Daniel A. Arellano

Daniel A. Arellano

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602.262.5747 fax
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Daniel Arellano is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice group, where he represents clients in a wide range of complex matters before state and federal courts. Daniel is particularly experienced in appellate litigation, both in merits briefing and argument before appellate courts and in working with trial counsel on record preservation, critical motions practice, and stay proceedings.

He also advises clients on business bankruptcy matters and provides counsel on campaign finance and election law issues.

Daniel is active in his community and maintains a robust pro bono practice, having represented clients in immigration proceedings, landlord-tenant disputes, and civil rights appeals.

Before joining the firm, Daniel served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Mary H. Murguia of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Chief Justice Scott Bales of the Arizona Supreme Court. In law school, Daniel served as editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Arizona, Member
  • State Bar of Arizona Civil Practice & Procedure Committee, Member
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Alumni Association, Phoenix Chapter Board Member
  • Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association, Member
  • University of Arizona Law College Association, Board Member
  • Arizona Law Review Alumni Association, President

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  • Ralph W. Aigler Memorial Award for most significant scholarly contribution to the College of Law, 2014
  • "Rose n' Berg" Distinguished Editor Award for outstanding contributions and service to the Arizona Law Review, 2014
  • Richard R. Fish Memorial Scholarship for best school-wide performance in the College of Law's first-year legal writing program, 2012
  • Chester H. Smith Memorial Scholarship, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship, and Dean's Achievement/Gust Rosenfeld Scholarship, 2011-2014

Other Info


J.D., magna cum laude, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2014, Order of the Coif
B.A., University of Arizona, 2011, Political Science

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2015

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona


Arizona Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit