Daniel Wassim

Daniel Wassim



As an Associate in Dorsey’s Trial Group, Daniel counsels clients at every stage of the litigation process.

Drawing on his state and federal experience at both the trial and appellate levels, Daniel meets clients where they are at and brings a tailored, detail-oriented approach to resolving their litigation matters.

Prior to joining Dorsey, Daniel served as a judicial law clerk for Justice Natalie E. Hudson on the Minnesota Supreme Court. In law school, Daniel served as Executive Notes Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal and represented clients in impact litigation at Georgetown Law’s Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic.


Education & Admissions

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2022), magna cum laude; Order of the Coif

Georgetown University (B.S., International Politics, 2018), summa cum laude


  • Minnesota


  • Minnesota Supreme Court, Justice Natalie E. Hudson, 2022-2023
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Judicial Extern to Judge Rudolph Contreras, 2020-2020


  • Drafted reply brief and argued civil rights case before federal appellate court; secured reversal for client on federal due process and First Amendment claims.
  • Drafted reply brief that helped convince federal appellate court to reverse dismissal of Fair Labor Standards Act and state law claims.

*Certain experiences occurred prior to joining Dorsey

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Board Member, Minnesota Lavender Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association Access to Justice Committee

Community Involvement

  • Singer, One Voice Mixed Chorus
Daniel Wassim