Daniel Warner, Esq.

Daniel R. Warner began his legal career with one of the highest multi-state bar exam scores in the nation. Mr. Warner has gone on to become a named partner in Kelly / Warner law and a litigator known for his laser-sharp attention to detail – which often translates into a win for his clients.

At Kelly / Warner, Daniel heads up the firm’s business and bankruptcy division. He also handles contract matters, in addition to intellectual property and various real estate legal issues. A list of his focus areas can be found below.

Mr. Warner graduated summa cum laude from the University of New Haven, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree.

In the top 1% of his class at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Daniel Warner earned seven certificates of merit – as well as the President’s Achievement Award during his tenure at law school.

Mr. Warner participates in the State Bar of Arizona Members’ Assistance Committee and the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce. He is licensed to practice in all Arizona courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.

An exceptional litigator, Mr. Warner is a aggressive, but practical, advocate for his clients.


  • Defamation
  • Breach of contract
  • Violations of non-competition/non-solicitation/ non-disclosure agreements
  • Business torts
  • Fraud
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Real estate litigation
  • Home Owners’ Association (HOA) litigation
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Insurance bad faith
  • Personal injury
  • Collections


  • Consumer bankruptcy
  • Commercial bankruptcy
  • Debtors’ rights
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Chapter 7, 11, and 13
  • Loan workouts
  • Lease modifications
  • Pre-bankruptcy planning
  • Corporate restructuring


  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Scottsdale Bar Association


  • Corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures
  • Business formation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Small business purchases and sales
  • Business contracts
  • Commercial and residential leases
  • Property management agreements
  • Basic Estate Planning (wills and trusts)