Daniel J. Newton


-1 years experience

Phone: 205.980.5888

Fax: 205.980.1098


Mr. Newton represents civil defendants, businesses, and employers in a wide variety of matters including complex commercial litigation, premises liability, and trucking accidents. Mr. Newton represents owners of retail establishments including the largest owner of shopping malls in the county, multiple large insurance companies in bad faith and fraud claims, and multiple religious institutions in cases arising out of purported sexual misconduct. He is admitted to practice in Alabama and Georgia including the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama, the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Daniel is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Birmingham Bar Association. He belongs to professional organizations including the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. He has served as a faculty member at the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association’s Trial Academy and was selected as a Mid-South Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2018 and 2019.He has served as a faculty member at the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association’s Trial Academy and has been listed in Super Lawyers every year since 2018.

In his free time, Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife and growing family. He also enjoys carpentry, ultralight backpacking, and following Auburn University athletics.

Practice Areas

Complex and commercial litigation, premises liability, trucking and automobile litigation, bad faith and insurance coverage, employment defense


  • B.A., Auburn University (2007)
  • J.D. Washington and Lee University (2011)
Reported Cases & Notable Trials
Honors & Awards
Courts & Professional Associations

  • Lowery Properties, LLC vs. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, CV-15-900192 (Circuit Court of Jackson County, Alabama)

  • Burton vs. Burton, CV-13-900766 (Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama)

  • Dodd v. Miller, CV-14-900917 (Circuit Court of Shelby County, Alabama)

  • Shelow v. Matthews, CV-16-900604 (Circuit Court of Lee County, Alabama)


  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," Civil Litigation: Defense, 2018-2020

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

  • Alabama State Bar Association

  • State Bar of Georgia

  • Birmingham Bar Association


  • Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama.

  • Admitted to practice in Georgia State Courts and the Courts of the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama (2011)

  • Georgia (2012)