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Daniel I. Prywes

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
Washington

Tel

1 202 508 6094

Fax

1 202 220 7394
daniel.prywes@bryancave.com
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Daniel I. Prywes

Partner


Washington



1155 F Street, N.W.
Suite 500
Washington, District of Columbia 20004-1357

Phone:

1 202 508 6094

Fax:

1 202 220 7394

email:

daniel.prywes@bryancave.com

Mr. Prywes is a problem solver who uses negotiation and litigation, as necessary, to achieve his clients’ objectives.   Because no two disputes are the same,  Mr. Prywes searches for customized, creative, and cost-effective ways to achieve good outcomes. 

Mr. Prywes has had a diverse litigation practice since he started his career in 1980.  He has represented technology companies, trade associations, universities, government contractors, distributors, telecommunications firms, retailers, energy firms, financial institutions, individuals, and others.   He has handled numerous contract and employment disputes, as well as disputes involving many other legal areas (including antitrust, securities, intellectual property, non-compete restrictions, partnerships, government contracts, and banking).

Mr. Prywes has litigated in state and federal trial and appellate courts, state and federal administrative agencies, arbitration panels, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  

Mr. Prywes has written and spoken on an array of topics, including social media and privacy, employment law, antitrust issues involving standardized products, international claims, litigation strategy, and electronic discovery.  He has been quoted by leading national newspapers and news services, and has appeared on television and radio programs to discuss legal developments.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
  • American Bar Association

Mr. Prywes is a problem solver who uses negotiation and litigation, as necessary, to achieve his clients’ objectives.   Because no two disputes are the same,  Mr. Prywes searches for customized, creative, and cost-effective ways to achieve good outcomes. 

Mr. Prywes has had a diverse litigation practice since he started his career in 1980.  He has represented technology companies, trade associations, universities, government contractors, distributors, telecommunications firms, retailers, energy firms, financial institutions, individuals, and others.   He has handled numerous contract and employment disputes, as well as disputes involving many other legal areas (including antitrust, securities, intellectual property, non-compete restrictions, partnerships, government contracts, and banking).

Mr. Prywes has litigated in state and federal trial and appellate courts, state and federal administrative agencies, arbitration panels, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  

Mr. Prywes has written and spoken on an array of topics, including social media and privacy, employment law, antitrust issues involving standardized products, international claims, litigation strategy, and electronic discovery.  He has been quoted by leading national newspapers and news services, and has appeared on television and radio programs to discuss legal developments.

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia, 1980

Maryland

United States Supreme Court

United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Eighth, Federal and District of Columbia Circuits

United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, Northern District of Illinois, District of Maryland and Eastern District of Wisconsin

Education

University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1980

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Discovery of a Plaintiff's Mental State on Social Media in Employment Litigation: How Far Can You Go?" BNA Social Media Law & Policy Report, September 2014
  • Co-Author, "Proceed At Your Peril: Questions Abound With New State Laws Restricting Employer Access to Employees’ Personal Social Media Accounts," BNA Social Media Law & Policy Report, June 2013
  • "Should You Ask Job Applicants or Employees for Their Social-Media Passwords?," Bloomberg BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report, April 2012  
  • "Dealing with Cybersmears," Human Resource Executives Online, April 2010
  • "Electronic Privacy in the Workplace," The Corporate Counselor, February 2010
  • "Election 2008:  What Private Employers and Their Employees Need to Know About Political Activity In and Out of the Workplace," BNA Workplace Law Report, Feb. 8, 2008 (co-author)
  • "A Safety Zone for the Ex Ante Communication of Licensing Terms at Standard-Setting Organizations," The Antitrust Source, March 2006 (co-author with John J. Kelly)
  • "The Sarbanes Oxley Act Raises the Stakes for E-Records Management," Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, October 2002 (co-author with Steven Crimmins)
  • "Discovery of Electronic Records: Preparing for the Inevitable," The Brief, Summer 2002
  • "Make Sure Your Bytes Don’t Bite: Develop a Plan," Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, July 2002 (co-author with Robert Lindquist)
  • "Standard-Setting Disputes: The Need for FTC Guidelines," FTC: Watch, March 25, 2002 (co-author with David Balto)
  • "Patent Ambushes and Licensing in Computer Standard-Setting Groups," Antitrust Report, March 2001, LEXIS Publishing
  • "‘Stealth’ Patent: FTC’s Complaint Against Dell Computer & Beyond," Computer Law Strategist, December 1995
  • "Defending Your Intellectual Property Rights in Today’s World Economy: A Primer on the International Trade Commission," Journal of the American Corporate Counsel Association, July /August 1995 (co-author with Robert Lindquist)
  • "ATM-Related Antitrust Developments," The Business Lawyer, May 1991
  • "ATM Network Restraints on Surcharges," The Business Lawyer, June 1990
  • "Antitrust Challenges to Interchange Fees in Shared ATM Networks," The Business Lawyer, May 1989
  • "Disqualifying the Opponent: Straight Talk on Tactical Motions," Inside Litigation, January 1988
  • "The ‘Small’ Iran Claims: Present Status and Future Prospects," Middle East Executive Reports, January 1987
  • "Allocating Sovereign Risk Between Foreign Branches of U.S. Banks and Their Depositors," International Business & Trade Law Reporter, March/April 1986 (co-author with Whitney Debevoise)

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
  • American Bar Association

Practice Specific Experience


Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 1980
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976

Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1980
  • Maryland
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Eighth, Federal and District of Columbia Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, Northern District of Illinois, District of Maryland and Eastern District of Wisconsin

Committee/Leadership Roles

  • Ethics Committee