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Hurley joins Plunkett Cooney's Columbus Office


Senior attorney Daniel J. Hurley recently joined Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, Dan Hurley Plunkett Cooney Litigation Attorneyas a member of its Torts & Litigation and Transportation Law practice groups.

Hurley concentrates his practice in insurance and general negligence law, defending motor vehicle litigation, premises and product liability claims and employment law issues. He also handles insurance coverage issues involving personal, commercial, professional and errors and omissions policies.

“Dan is a tremendous addition to our Columbus office,” said President & CEO Dennis G. Cowan. “He has extensive experience as a litigator and counselor, and this knowledge brings a new facet and depth of services the firm has to offer its Ohio clients.”

Hurley has tried over 25 jury trials in state and federal courts, and he has argued an insurance coverage case before the Ohio Supreme Court. He has an extensive appellate practice including successfully arguing cases in nine of Ohio’s 12 appellate district courts with resulting published opinions.

An AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell peer review rated attorney, Hurley was named as a Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law for the past two years. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, the Columbus Claims Association and ALFA International. 

Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Ohio, Hurley received his law degree from Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1986 and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Xavier University in 1983.

Plunkett Cooney established its office in downtown Columbus, just blocks from the state capitol, in 2001. Members of the firm’s Columbus office provide a full-range of litigation and transactional services in the areas of banking and finance law, bankruptcy, corporate law, real estate, insurance law, product liability, premises liability, professional liability, title insurance, general and commercial litigation, personal injury, premises liability and employment law.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in nine Michigan cities, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms, and it was named by American Lawyer Media’s as a “ go-to” law firm in 2016. The firm has also received several awards naming it among the top workplaces in the legal industry.

For more information about Daniel J. Hurley joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;