Daniel Warner

An Arizona legal luminary, Daniel R. Warner began his career by earning one of the highest multi-state bar exam scores in the country. Since then, Mr. Warner has gone on to become a well-respected litigator in the State of Arizona.

Before joining Kelly / Warner, Daniel practiced with an “AV-rated” firm, where he concentrated on litigation and business law.

Today, as a partner, at Kelly / Warner, he heads up the firm’s business and bankruptcy division, in addition to our domain dispute litigation group. Mr.Warner also works on various contractual matters, in addition to defamation and various real estate issues. A list of his focus areas can be found below.

An honored graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Daniel Warner was in the top 1% of his class, earned seven certificates of merit – as well as the President’s Achievement Award — and served on the law review. Daniel graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Haven, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree.

Today, Mr. Warner participates in the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce and State Bar of Arizona Members’ Assistance Committee, and is licensed to practice in all Arizona courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.

An exceptionally accomplished litigator, Mr. Warner is a fierce but sensible advocate for his clients.

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  • Defamation
  • Breach of contract
  • Violations of non-competition/non-solicitation/ non-disclosure agreements
  • Business torts
  • Fraud
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Real estate litigation
  • Home Owners’ Association (HOA) litigation
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Insurance bad faith
  • Personal injury
  • Collections


  • Consumer bankruptcy
  • Commercial bankruptcy
  • Debtors’ rights
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Chapter 7, 11, and 13
  • Loan workouts
  • Lease modifications
  • Pre-bankruptcy planning
  • Corporate restructuring


  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Scottsdale Bar Association


  • Corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures
  • Business formation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Small business purchases and sales
  • Business contracts
  • Commercial and residential leases
  • Property management agreements
  • Basic Estate Planning (wills and trusts)