Daniel F. "Dan" Diffley

Daniel F. "Dan" Diffley

Alston & Bird LLP

Recognized since 2012

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Dan Diffley serves as co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. A courtroom veteran, he focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including class action defense, insurance matters, products liability, professional malpractice, and other commercial disputes. As lead trial counsel, he has extensive experience representing Fortune 500 companies at trial, arbitration, and every other facet of commercial litigation. In nearly 20 years of practice, he has experience in a wide range of commercial disputes, including products liability, class actions, breach of contract, real estate, fraud, tax controversy, franchise, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, professional liability and malpractice, insurance coverage, construction, transactional disputes, and estate/trust litigation.

Dan is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©. He is an experienced trial lawyer and has tried cases in federal and state courts around the country. In addition, Dan has extensive appellate experience and has represented clients in federal and state appellate courts throughout the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Dan received his J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2000, where he was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review and moot court board. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, in 1996 from the University of Richmond, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

  • One Atlantic Center
    1201 West Peachtree Street, Suite 4900
    Atlanta, GA 30309-3424
  • Wake Forest University, J.D., graduated 2000
  • University of Richmond, BA, graduated 1996
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia, State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member
  • Georgia Bar Association - Member

Alston & Bird LLP
Atlanta, Georgia

224 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Litigation
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Insurance Law

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