Daniel Brookins attorney profile image

Daniel Brookins

C: (202) 480-5921
1001 G Street, N.W.
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20001
T: (202) 661-7014
F: (202) 661-7059
Practice Areas
  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2017
  • B.A., Nova Southeastern University, 2014
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


Daniel S. Brookins is a litigator in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Securities & Complex Commercial Litigation practice. Mr. Brookins has experience drafting briefs in state courts and every level of the federal court system. He has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and succeeded in overturning a key district court ruling in a precedential opinion (983 F.3d 1193).

Mr. Brookins counsels corporations in contract disputes and related litigation, and has represented corporate clients in government investigations and litigation in areas including customs enforcement, government search warrants, government subpoenas, healthcare regulation, government contracts, and the False Claims Act.

Before joining McGonigle, P.C., Mr. Brookins served as a Managing Associate at a well-renowned U.S. law firm. Earlier in his career, he was a Law Clerk in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Mr. Brookins graduated from The George Washington University Law School in 2017 with High Honors. During his time in law school, he was a Notes Editor for The George Washington Law Review, where he published multiple pieces. Mr. Brookins also served as an editor for the Symposium Issue of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. Mr. Brookins received his undergraduate degrees in Legal Studies and Philosophy from Nova Southeastern University in 2014.