J.D. 1994 University of Southern California

B.S. in Business - emphasis in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Southern California

Admitted to Practice

California 1994
Nevada 1995

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Daniel P. Ayala

Mr. Ayala began his practice in a small business transactional and litigation firm in Santa Monica, California, which later merged with a significantly larger, prestigious California law firm.  During these years, Mr. Ayala negotiated and structured many business transactions and prosecuted a variety of business litigation matters and jury trials.

In 1997, Mr. Ayala served a successful term as a temporary Deputy City Attorney prosecuting criminal jury trials via the TAP program.  Mr. Ayala then joined the U.S. Attorneys Office in the District of Nevada as part of the health care fraud team.  During that time he conducted investigations and prosecuted cases, both civil and criminal, in various areas from bank robberies to complex fraud schemes.

Shortly after leaving the U.S. Attorneys Office, Mr. Ayala established Ayala & Associates.  Mr. Ayala advises clients in a broad range of business transactions, including, business financing and capitalization, corporate governance, asset acquisition and disposition and real estate.  He is intimately familiar with and has negotiated manufacturing, distribution, franchise and employment related agreements in a variety of industries.  Mr. Ayala also handles complex business litigation matters, including, partnership disputes, contract disputes, real estate disputes, fraud, conspiracy, intellectual property disputes, and professional malpractice.

Bar and Court Admissions

Mr. Ayala is a member of the California and Nevada bars.  He is admitted to practice before all state courts in the states of California and Nevada, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California.