Daniel T. Vail
General Attorney, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Hamilton College; J.D., Harvard; LL.M. (Taxation), Georgetown
Daniel Vail is an Acting Assistant General Counsel with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He works in the Appellate Services Division of the EEOC’s...Continue Reading
Daniel Vail is an Acting Assistant General Counsel with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He works in the Appellate Services Division of the EEOC’s Office of General Counsel, where he litigates on behalf of the EEOC in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. He also has served as a special assistant/attorney advisor to EEOC Chair Jacqueline Berrien, former EEOC Acting Chairman Stuart Ishimaru, and EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum. Before working for the EEOC, Professor Vail practiced law at Covington & Burling LLP, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
Daniel is a member of the California State Bar Association and the D.C. Bar Association. He currently is a Government Fellow with the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section. He has been a Co-Chair of the D.C. Bar’s EEO and Individual Rights Committee (a component of the D.C. Bar Labor and Employment law Section). In the past, Daniel also has helped mentor the Howard University Law School National Moot Court Team. In 2005, he co-wrote and published an article in the Hofstra Journal of Labor and Employment Law called “Why the EEOC (Still) Matters.”
Daniel graduated from Hamilton College and Harvard Law School. He also received an LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown.