Daniel attended Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. He graduated magna cum laude with Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Politics. At Notre Dame, Daniel works as a research assistant to Professor Barry Cushman and as a Teaching Assistant to Professor Marah Stith McLeod. He worked for The Hon. Jonathan Tukel his 1L summer and for Calfee Halter & Griswold his 2L summer. He will clerk for The Hon. Stephen J. Murphy III, who sits on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, after graduation. Daniel reads science fiction and watches Football (Denver Broncos) or Baseball (any team) in his free time.