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Danny Dalton

Danny Dalton


Mr. Dalton is a founding partner at Mickelsen Dalton and a dedicated attorney with a passion for his clients. He represents people that have experienced life-changing events or crises due to the acts of someone else and find themselves facing powerful or well-connected interests. Prior to forming Mickelsen Dalton, Danny worked for law firms across South Carolina and Georgia where he was part of teams obtaining several eight-figure settlements and verdicts. Danny and his cases have been featured in news outlets across the country, including South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and Illinois. Danny has successfully litigated high-stakes cases in the areas of premises liability, inadequate security, catastrophic auto accidents, commercial vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, and wrongful death.

Prior to law school, Danny worked in strategy roles for large technology companies. Danny made a career switch after his family suffered a loss and he was able to see, first hand, the positive impact that a good attorney can have on the lives of individuals and families. Mr. Dalton graduated from the Charleston School of Law with top honors and is licensed to practice law in both South Carolina and Georgia. Throughout his career, Mr. Dalton has insisted on learning from the best and has learned the practice of law alongside some of the top attorneys in the region.

“Many of our clients are navigating some of the darkest and most devastating periods of their lives. We spend time with our clients, we treat them like family and fight fiercely on their behalf. Our relentless approach to building the case and advocating for our clients has resulted in large and highly favorable outcomes across the country.”

Representative Matters

  • Currently litigating against a large publicly-traded company that refused to adopt measures to prevent violence at their shopping mall, resulting in the death of a young girl.
  • Litigating multiple lawsuits representing the families of children who have drowned while at coastal resorts in high-tourist areas.
  • Represents several families of individuals injured or killed as the result of gun violence at nightclubs.
  • Filed suit and successfully litigated a multi-million dollar wrongful death case against one of the largest healthcare providers in the Southeast.


Danny cares deeply for his clients and appreciates their difficult situations as he has been in their shoes. Mr. Dalton is fluent in Spanish and also speaks limited Portuguese. Outside of work, he enjoys coaching youth sports and spending time with his wife and four children.

Danny Dalton



  • J.D., Charleston School of Law – Summa Cum Laude
  • B.Sc., Brigham Young University – Business Strategy

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • Georgia

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association