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Daniel J. Park

Of Counsel, Seattle

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Daniel J. Park

Of Counsel, Seattle

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Daniel Park is a member of Bullivant Houser’s Casualty group.  He represents businesses and individuals in civil litigation matters relating to personal injury, products liability, toxic tort, breach of contract, fraud, and other commercial disputes.  With over 16 years of litigation experience, Daniel has successfully defended clients from a broad variety of industries in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.  He has extensive experience in maritime and transportation litigation, including claims for Jones Act negligence, unseaworthiness, passenger injuries, cargo damage, repair defects, charter party disputes, and vessel arrests and attachments.

Daniel values a strategic and practical approach to litigation to help his clients achieve positive outcomes to claims in a cost-effective manner.


Bar Admissions
  • Washington, 2011
  • Oregon, 2013
  • Alaska, 2018
Court Admissions
  • Ninth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for District of Alaska


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law  – J.D., 2007
  • Creighton University  – B.A., Political Science, 2002


  • Defended boat manufacturer against buyer’s claims for design defect through summary judgment and appeal.
  • Secured dismissal of employee’s negligence claims for personal injuries sustained on jobsite.

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  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of charterers and shipowners in charter party disputes relating to vessel damage and unpaid charter hire.
  • Arrested vessels in federal district court to enforce international maritime liens.
  • Obtained dismissal of claims for sexual harassment and discrimination.
  • Received settlements for clients in subrogation actions involving cargo damage and defective repairs.
  • Secured dismissals of numerous actions for wrongful foreclosure and regulatory violations in favor of banks and lenders.
  • Marine Insurance Association of Seattle, Past President
  • Maritime Law Association
  • Asian Bar Association of Washington
  • Joint Asian Judicial Evaluations Committee, Former Co-Chair
  • Presenter, Maritime Law Update
  • Presenter, Express and Implied Warranties and Marine Insurance Contracts
  • Presenter, Calculating Daily Maintenance Rates for Jones Act Seamen
  • Judge William M. Marutani Fellowship, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania


When not practicing law, Daniel enjoys spending time with his family and friends, coaching Little League baseball, and rooting for the Seattle Mariners and Seahawks.

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