Daniel L. Fitch - Wharton, Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC

Daniel L. Fitch

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

 Daniel L. Fitch concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property, product liability, personal injury, and construction matters. He has five years active military service; he served with distinction as an officer in the 82d Airborne Division and 7th Special Forces Group. He graduated first in his Green Beret qualification course, is a master parachutist, combat diver and Army Ranger. Dan is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 1982. Registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. AV Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America; Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite. Regional trial practice, including trials in the state and federal courts. First chair trial counsel in over 90 significant jury trials since 1986, including product liability, patent, construction, fraud, trade secret, environmental, automobile liability, trucking accident, fire, insurance coverage, premises liability, architect and engineer professional liability, personal injury, wrongful death, unfair business competition, idea submission, and property and casualty cases. Regional intellectual property practice for individual and business clients. Drafted and prosecuted patent and trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office; prosecuted and defended utility and design patent infringement actions throughout Virginia. Regional construction practice for individual and institutional clients. Drafted and negotiated hundreds of construction agreements for individual and corporate owners, architects, and contractors for projects in scope of up to $200M. Prosecuted and defended construction claims throughout the region.

United States Military AcademyBS 1978University of VirginiaJ.D. 1986
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar AssociationVirginia Chamber of CommerceVirginia Agribusiness CouncilVirginia Association of Defense AttorneysVirginia Law FoundationFourth Circuit Judicial ConferenceVirginia State Bar Professionalism Course for Newly Admitted AttorneysVirginia State Bar Construction Law SectionWyoming Trial Lawyers' College, an intensive 31-day trial advocacy programInaugural Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, 1981

Office Location

100 South Mason Street
P.O. Box 20028
Harrisonburg, VA 22801-7528
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants of the Charlottesville Metro Area
Daniel L. Fitch has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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