Daniel A. Dailey

Chief Federal Litigation Counsel

Mr. Dailey is originally licensed in Illinois and leads the KL national federal litigation team. Mr. Dailey practices federal litigation only. He began his legal career at Cochran & Montgomery now (James D. Montgomery and Associates, Ltd.,) in Chicago, IL and spent several years under the tutelage of renowned James D. Montgomery, Sr.

Mr. Dailey was designated a Special Assistant State’s Attorney for the County of Cook to lead several hundred-million-dollar federal cases, including Cook County v. HSBC et al., County of Cook v. Bank of America et al., and County of Cook v. Wells Fargo. Mr. Dailey litigated these massive and complex cases with great success. The claims involved violations of the Federal Fair Housing Act and involved millions of loans originated for the purpose of reselling to investors.

He has led investigations that resulted in policy changes to protect the public. For example, one such investigation resulted in the halt of taser use after a minor was unlawfully tased. Federal and state lawsuits followed the investigations.

He has worked for the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office in Baton Rouge, LA where he assisted in the prosecution of several high-profile criminal cases. He worked for the New Orleans City Attorney’s Office where he successfully drafted critical public interest writs before the Louisiana Supreme Court. And he has worked for the Bartlett Police Department, which provided a strong investigative background.

He is admitted before the United States Supreme Court and every Federal appellate court in America. He regularly practices in the Northern District of Illinois and the Northern District of Texas. He is General Counsel to several corporations and religious institutions to advise them regularly on compliance and risk issues. Mr. Dailey leads the investigations at Kingdom
Litigators into human rights violations by large construction companies.

Mr. Dailey served as minister of music to distinguished pastors across the country; and is proficient in the organ, piano, bass guitar, and drums.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • United States Supreme Court
  • All Federal Appellate Courts
  • International Hague Attorney Network
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Northern District of Texas

Education

  • Aurora University, B.A. Criminal Justice
  • Dillard University, Sociology
  • Southern University Law Center, J.D.

​Associations

  • Federal Bar Association-Dallas Chapter
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.