People: Daniel R. Birnbaum, Associate

Daniel R. Birnbaum

Associate

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5129
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Daniel Birnbaum is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office, where he is a member of the Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA/MSHA) practice group.  Mr. Birnbaum focuses his practice on OSHA regulatory compliance counseling, and workplace safety and whistleblower litigation.  Mr. Birnbaum also has extensive experience representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment counseling and litigation, including traditional labor law, wage and hour and employment discrimination.  Mr. Birnbaum has experience litigating in both federal and state court, including class actions, and before administrative agencies. 

Mr. Birnbaum also maintains an active pro bono practice.  He has assisted a holocaust survivor in obtaining reparations from the German government, counseled small businesses on employment obligations, and helped obtain a favorable outcome for an internet blogger related to free speech rights.

Daniel Birnbaum is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office, where he is a member of the Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA/MSHA) practice group.  Mr. Birnbaum focuses his practice on OSHA regulatory compliance counseling, and workplace safety and whistleblower litigation.  Mr. Birnbaum also has extensive experience representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment counseling and litigation, including traditional labor law, wage and hour and employment discrimination.  Mr. Birnbaum has experience litigating in both federal and state court, including class actions, and before administrative agencies. 

Mr. Birnbaum also maintains an active pro bono practice.  He has assisted a holocaust survivor in obtaining reparations from the German government, counseled small businesses on employment obligations, and helped obtain a favorable outcome for an internet blogger related to free speech rights.

Education

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, summa cum laude (2012)
    Executive Business Editor, Cleveland State Law Review
    Board of Governors, Moot Court Program

  • B.A. in Political Science, Miami University (2009)

Admissions

  • Not admitted to practice in Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • Ohio

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

Publications

  • “OSHA Announces Significant Changes to Silica Rules that are Among the Broadest Ever Issues,” Ohio Oil and Gas Association Bulletin (May 2016)