Daniel F. Gourash
Daniel F. Gourash
Daniel F. Gourash is a partner in the law firm Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA located in Westlake, Ohio. He is Director of the SSEG Tort Defense, Product Liability and Complex Litigation Division. In this capacity, he leads various trial and appellate teams in the efficient resolution of complex civil litigation spanning a variety of subject areas, including insurance coverage, toxic/mass torts, products liability, class action defense, business and personal defamation claims, and commercial and intellectual property disputes. Dan also advises companies regarding a variety of business strategies involving contracts, warranties, warnings and risk management in a wide array of areas, including the nascent cannabis and hemp industries.
Mr. Gourash received his B.A. from the University of New Haven summa cum laude in 1980 and his J.D. from the Duke University School of Law in 1983. He is licensed in Ohio, has been admitted pro hac vice in 26 states, and is a member of multiple federal district courts, circuit courts of appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has long been active in the organized bar serving as Chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division 1993-94; Chair of the Lawyers Conference of the ABA Judicial Division 2005-05; Member of the ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Section Council 2005-08; A founding Member, Chair, and Immediate Past Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Committee on Insurance Coverage Specialization from its inception to the present. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the ABA/TIPS Committee on Cannabis Law and Policy.
Dan has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation, the Rockwell Springs Trout Club, the Vestry and as Senior Warden of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Lakewood, Ohio and has been active in the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.