Daniel Watts is a native of North Carolina, raised in Cary and now living in Raleigh. He joins Conner Gwyn Schenck as an associate attorney after working as a law clerk at the North Carolina Court of Appeals for the Honorable Robert N. Hunter, Jr. and as an Assistant District Attorney in the Wake County District Attorney’s Office. While in law school at Elon University School of Law, Daniel participated in moot court competition, was Law Review Symposium Editor, and was a Presidential Scholar, Dean’s Fellow, and Leadership Fellow. Daniel was a four-year Division-I varsity basketball player at Elon University. At Conner Gwyn Schenck, he plans to focus on litigation and arbitration of construction claims and disputes.

Court Admissions

  • State of North Carolina, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 2019

Education

  • B.S., Business Administration Marketing and B.S., Sociology, Elon University, 2011
  • J.D., cum laude, Elon University School of Law, 2015

Employment

  • Conner Gwyn Schenck PLLC, 2021 – Present
  • Wake County District Attorney’s Office, 2019 – 2021
  • Whiteman Law Firm, 2016 – 2019
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals, Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert N. Hunter, Jr., 2015-2016

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, 2021
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association Construction Law Section, 2021
  • Member, Wake County Bar Association, 2015