Daniel Maynard

Daniel Maynard

Daniel Maynard

phone (602) 279-8500
fax (602) 263-8185


Dan’s primary focus is commercial and criminal litigation.  He frequently represents clients in matters involving contract disputes and litigation involving intellectual property, including copyrights and trademarks. In the criminal defense arena, he has been involved in numerous death penalty cases in both the state and federal courts, and handled numerous white-collar matters for Fortune 500 companies and high profile cases and has appeared on Nightline (July 10, 1996) and 60 Minutes (March 26, 2017).


Areas of Practice

Commercial and Civil Litigation

Intellectual Property

First Amendment

Criminal Law


Litigation Percentage

90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1979

Arizona, 1983

U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1979

U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1981

U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1983

U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1985

U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit, 2000



John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1979, J.D., Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Law Review: John Marshall Law Review, Comments Editor, 1978 – 1979

University of Alabama, 1975, M.A.

University of Alabama, 1973, B.A.



Illinois Valley CC – Business Law 1979

Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law at ASU – Trial Practice, (full semester – 2006)

National University of Mongolia Law School – 3 classes in Intellectual Property (Spring 2011)



Mary Lynn Kasunic

Joseph Contadino

Charles Johnston

James Lundy


Community Involvement

Board of Directors, Phoenix Chapter of American Cancer Soc., 1986 – 1994

Phoenix Volunteer of the Year, 1987-1988

Center Dance Ensemble, Resident Dance Company for Herberger Theater Chairman of the Board (1988-1992)

Participant in Herberger Headlines fundraiser (1992 and 1993)

Recreational Association of Madison Meadows (RAMMS); Member of Board of Directors (1987-1995); Commissioner of Basketball (1993-1995)

Lukes Men, Member of the Board of Directors, 1992-2005); Chairman of the Board, 2002)



Past Employment Positions

Justice Howard C. Ryan, Illinois Supreme Court, Law Clerk

Winston & Strawn, Partner, 1986 – 1989

Johnston Maynard Grant & Parker, Member, 1989 – 1997