Dan advises clients in commercial and residential real estate transactions, complex zoning and subdivision matters, business formations and succession planning. His practice involves counseling individuals in estate planning and estate administration and elder law. He has successfully represented numerous clients in zoning matters, land planning and formations of planned community associations and condominium associations, including local and national builders in York, Adams, Franklin, Dauphin and Lancaster counties. He is a licensed real estate title agent for Stewart Title and Commonwealth Title. Dan serves corporate clients across various industries in a general counsel role providing representation on general business, corporate and financial matters while assisting in the coordination of litigation, regulatory compliance and other matters.
Dan’s practice includes assisting clients in the food and agricultural areas on regulatory requirements, transactional needs and compliance with various regulatory requirements applicable to clients. He has coordinated a team of Barley attorneys to represent a buyer in a multi-state $140 million acquisition of agricultural production and processing facilities which included over 17 different sites in two states and which included an $80 million syndicated loan. He has represented food processors, as part of a Barley team of lawyers in the development of a $43 million processing facility, including the issuance of owner and lender title insurance policies. He represents food processors in connection with its grower’s contracts, insuring compliance with the Packers and Stockyard Act. He has assisted agricultural clients in the development of poultry and processing facilities which included assisting with zoning, land development and compliance with concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) and assisted agricultural clients in acquisitions and mergers.
Prior to private practice, Dan served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corp, serving a chief prosecutor for the 1st and 3rd Marine Divisions and also served a military judge. He served as an assistant district attorney for York County, Pa., from 1978 to 1980.