Daniel Cetina


  • location icon Chicago, IL
    550 West Adams Street
    Suite 300
    Chicago, IL 60661

Daniel Cetina is an associate in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois where he focuses his practice in complex civil litigation, including employment and labor, class actions, premises liability, automobile and trucking accidents, and construction. He has developed particular expertise in Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) wage and hour class actions, along with Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) class actions. Mr. Cetina has also performed pro bono legal work in residential lease disputes and prisoners' rights under Section 1983.

Mr. Cetina received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School where he was published in and served as the Managing Editor of the Law Review. He also participated in mock trial and a constitutional law Moot Court competition. During law school, Mr. Cetina clerked at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in the Special Prosecutions Bureau - Gang Crimes Unit, where he assisted on multiple murder and narcotics trials.

Legal Experience

7-11 Licensed Law Clerk, Cook County State's Attorney's Office - Special Prosecutions Bureau, Gang Crimes Unit, 2014-2015


Balancing Security and Privacy in 21st Century America: A Framework for FISA Court Reform, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1450, 2014

Professional Presentations

  • Brokers Risk/The Sandner Group, Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, 2019
  • Habitat for Humanity Illinois Annual Conference: Employment Law 101, Navigating the Workplace when Hostility Happens, 2018


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Illinois
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois




  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • The John Marshall Law Review, Managing Editor, 2014-2015
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, American Constitutional History, Spring 2014


The John Marshall Law School

Juris Doctor, 2015

DePauw University

Bachelor of Arts in English Writing & Political Science, Honor Scholar, magna cum laude, 2012

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