Daniel F. Bernard


Daniel F. Bernard


Daniel (Dan) Bernard is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP based in the firm’s New York office where he is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Labor & Employment Practices.

While in law school, Dan worked as a summer associate at Foley in the firm’s Litigation Department. Dan was also a research assistant for Professor Paul Radvany in the Securities Litigation and Arbitration Clinic at Fordham, where he represented individual investors in claims against brokers engaging in unsuitable investment practices.

Prior to law school, Dan worked at a global financial institution as a human resources associate in the talent management group. He managed a firmwide training rollout, developed materials for regulatory meetings, and prepared executive-level presentations regarding culture, diversity and employee engagement. Dan was also a compensation & business analytics analyst covering the firm’s wealth management business.

While a student at Cornell University, Dan was an Employment and Disability Institute global service intern at the Ministry of Justice in Jerusalem, Israel, where he worked with Israeli organizations to develop best practices for employing people with disabilities.


  • Volunteer, The Legal Aid Society (Nov. 2020 – Jan. 2021)
09 October 2023 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Pay Frequency Claims Pass Muster in New York

After avoiding the limelight for decades, New York State’s manual worker pay frequency law has taken center stage.
02 March 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Secures Eighth Circuit Win for Arch Insurance in Ski Pass Coverage Dispute

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that it represented Arch Insurance Company in its recent win before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
28 October 2022 Innovative Technology Insights

2022 NFT Litigation Roundup

As the use of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) continues to grow, unique legal questions have arisen resulting in civil and criminal actions. Our team has prepared an overview of litigation to date with brief summaries of each case and what it might mean for participants in this emerging industry.
29 August 2022 Blogs

Hiring a New York Employee? Don’t Forget These Key Legal Items

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work quickly proliferated, and has continued in some fashion ever since.
16 May 2022 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Pay Transparency in NYC: Beyond the Big Apple

New York City is following a growing legislative trend towards pay transparency by requiring employers to disclose salary ranges in connection with advertised open positions.
25 February 2022

NJ Previews What May Lie Ahead for NY Employers Under the State’s Amended Whistleblower Law

With its recent amendment, New York’s law now matches—and in some ways, exceeds—the longstanding protections of New Jersey’s CEPA.