John Daniel

Interim General Counsel


John Daniel was appointed Interim General Counsel for the University of Alabama System in January 2017. He joined the Office of Counsel as University Counsel for UAB in 2004 and was promoted to Chief University Counsel in 2006. As Chief University Counsel, John provided legal advice to UAB and other related entities on a variety of matters ranging from governance and taxation to technology transfer and research transactions. Prior to joining the Office of Counsel, he was in private practice in Birmingham. John holds leadership roles in the community by serving on various non-profit boards.

John earned his B.A. from The University of Alabama and his J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law. He received his LL.M. from the New York University School of Law. John is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.