Daniel M. Routh

Associate

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  • JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2009
  • BA, summa cum laude, University of Maryland at College Park, 2006

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 2009
  • Boston Bar Association Litigation Section, Chair of the Public Service Committee, 2012-2014
  • Public Interest Leadership Program, Class of 2012-2013 
  • Drive Chair, Greater Boston Legal Services Associates Fund Drive
  • Firm Captain, Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid
  • Member of the Corporation, Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2014)

Daniel M. Routh

Associate

Dan Routh joined Ropes & Gray in 2010 as an associate in the litigation department, and practices in the firm’s business & securities litigation group. He represents companies in complex commercial disputes, and with a focus on representing large companies in litigation and investigations stemming from highly-publicized data security breaches. Dan has significant experience drafting dispositive motions in consumer class actions, responding to regulatory and card brand inquiries, and performing intensive fact and forensic investigations.

Dan also has an active pro bono practice, which has included direct representation of clients in asylum and guardianship matters. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Dan worked as a Fellow at Cambridge and Somerville Legal Services, where he represented clients in housing and benefits matters.

Experience

  • Target. Represents Target in responding to card brand inquiries stemming from the data security breach that Target announced in 2013.
  • Represents a Fortune 100 Insurance Company with respect to litigation arising from a criminal cyber-attack on a certain portion of the company’s computer network.  
  • A Leading Consumer Technology Company. Represents a leading consumer technology company and its various entities in litigation arising from the criminal cyber-attacks announced in 2011, including multidistrict class action litigation and related matters.  
  • Represents a health care provider in a putative class action in New York relating to the purported theft of medical information from its facilities.  
  • Represented companies in mediations relating to post-closing disputes following acquisitions. 

Publications