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Headshot of Attorney Dan Tobin
  • Condemnation Attorney
Rated By Super Lawyers | Dan Tobin | Selected In 2023 | Thomson Reuters

Dan enjoyed a robust full-service practice for 15 years of his career with both transactional and litigation experience. He represented property owners, business owners, and in-house counsel across a variety of industries, such as technology, banking / financial services, real estate, construction, and outdoor advertising. He worked with clients during every phase of the business cycle, from contract negotiation to courtroom advocacy, including handling a multi-million dollar transactions and litigating complex commercial disputes in Texas and federal court. Additionally, Dan had a prominent role in running the business of his previous firm, where he served as President and on the Board of Directors.

The combination of Dan's vast experience with McFarland's singular focus provides McFarland's clients the best of both worlds - a full service business lawyer channeling his experience to condemnation representation.

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's Scholarship
    • Honors: SMU Law Review
  • University of Buffalo
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Texas
  • New York
  • President and Director, SettlePou PC
  • Texas Super Lawyers / Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters (2012 – 2018)
  • 2021 Best Lawyers by D Magazine
  • 2023 Best Lawyers by D Magazine
  • Owners Counsel of America, Affiliate Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
  • Speaker, Sticky Wickets: Difficult Compensation Questions, International Right of Way Association, North Texas Chapter 2023 Spring Seminar
  • Speaker, Greater Texas Podcast, Fighting for Landowners in Dallas, Spring 2022
D | Best 2021