Co-Managing Partner, Venable LLP

Daniel Moylan has been at Venable for more than 20 years and was named Co-Managing Partner in 2016. He is the former President of the Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc. and served on the Pro Bono Committee of the Community Law Center. 

Venable’s diversity initiatives include recruiting diverse lawyers through a variety of organizations, a Preceptor Program that provides mentoring to all first- and second-year attorneys, a women’s initiative, and pro bono activities for minority communities. The firm also sponsors many diversity events and has been named a top firm by MultiCultural Law magazine. 

In 2022, Venable was named an LCLD Top Performer for the fifth consecutive year. 

Joined LCLD 2011

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch: 2019, 2018
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Christopher Kim; 2021: Witt Chang; 2020: Tamatane Aga; 2019: Calvin Nelson; 2018: Rishi Kapoor; 2017: Moxila Upadhyaya; 2016: Kishka Ford McClain

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Lauren WilliamsD'Sean Williams-Brown; 2021: Dhananjay AdusumilliDanielle Lawrence; 2020: Cindy ZunigaJudith Kim; 2019: Mario RichardsWenning Xu; 2018: Kerri PattersonEbony Thompson; 2017: JaMar MancanoJean Yin Crews; 2016: Gueter AurelienWitt Chang

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Jarius McDade, Bria Manlove, Javen Kostrzewa, Cara Ta, Daniel Schwartz, Virinchi Sindhwani; 2020: Jennifer Couch, Aneesa Mazumdar, Abigail Rose, Kristie Sham; 2018: Jayne Chung, Amanda Mitchell, Maria Nava Gutierrez, Sydney West; 2017: Karachi Achilihu, Makalia Griffith, Adam Kwon, Purti Pareek; 2016: Steven Morris, Ra'anaa Samad

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013

Annual Meeting (2021, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2022)


Member: Daniel Moylan, Lawrence Gesner 

Diversity Professional: Nora Garrote, Jennifer ReddienNoelle KelloggStephanie DeLongVictoria Sievers

Communications: Paul Bonner