Dan Ahasay is an associate attorney focusing his practice on toxic tort and complex commercial litigation matters. He has extensive experience in all stages of litigation including researching and drafting appellate briefs, conducting written discovery, and composing and arguing dispositive motions. Dan also has experience providing general counsel services to corporations. Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, he worked as an attorney at a civil litigation defense firm in Chicago.
Mr. Ahasay earned his J.D. with a certificate in Business Law from DePaul University College of Law, where he earned Dean’s List honors and served as Symposium Editor and Executive Board Member of the DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal. He also earned a CALI award for Contracts and was a research assistant to Professor Michael Jacobs. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Hon. John J. Tharp, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Ahasay holds bachelor’s degrees in finance and economics, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he earned Dean’s List honors.
Mr. Ahasay is admitted to practice in Illinois and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Dan is also a certified mediator through the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago.
- Selected for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state under the age of 40 are selected), nominated and selected by peers in the legal community (2019)
“Mediation and Mediation Advocacy: The Law School Experience”, Featured Speaker at DePaul University, February 19, 2015
"Defense Perspective: Examining Recent Supreme Court Rulings on Personal Jurisdiction and the Likely Impact on Toxic Tort Litigation," Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter, American Bar Association (Winter 2018).
"Default and Default Judgment," chapter in Civil Practice (Illinois): Preparing For Trial (2017).
"Declaratory Relief," chapter in Civil Practice (Illinois): Preparing For Trial (2017).
Mr. Ahasay was a research assistant to Professor Michael Jacobs and assisted in researching and drafting sections of Professor Jacobs’ article The Empty Promise of Behavioral Antitrust co-written with Professor Alan Devlin and published by the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 37 HARV. J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 1009 (2014).
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., with a certificate in Business Law (2015)
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, B.B.A., Finance and Economics, cum laude (2012)
- Illinois, 2015
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2016