Daniel Turner represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including defense of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, harassment and wage and hour claims. He has significant experience litigating wage and hour class actions in the healthcare, telecommunications, and restaurant industries.

Daniel routinely provides advice and counsel to management on a wide variety of employment topics including disability, medical leave, and accommodation issues. In addition, provides advice and counsel on a number of wage and hour issues including compensation and benefits issues.

He represents clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies including the California Labor Commissioner, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing.


  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1999)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 1996)


  • Founding Partner, Van Vleck Turner & Zaller LLP, 2007 - present
  • Carlton DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, 2003 - 2007
  • McDermott, Will & Emery, LLP, 2001 - 2003
  • Dewey Ballantine, LLP, 1999 - 2001


  • All California State Courts
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District
  • United States District Court for the Southern District

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