Daniel H. Butler

(949) 852-6700

Daniel Butler is an associate in Watt Tieder’s Irvine office.  Daniel’s practice areas include construction law, suretyship and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Daniel worked for a large litigation firm based in Newport Beach, California, where he primarily defended construction companies and other commercial entities. Before that, Daniel worked as an associate for a litigation firm in New York City for more than five years, where he focused his practice on defending professional liability claims and construction litigation.

Daniel also worked with the Northern District of New York’s asset forfeiture department immediately after finishing law school at Syracuse University College of Law.  Daniel graduated from SUCOL with honors in 2014.

In his free time, Daniel enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Surety
  • Commercial Litigation


  • Syracuse University College of Law, 2014, cum laude, Justinian Honor Society
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2011

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York