Daniel D. Spencer


Daniel Spencer is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. He has significant litigation experience defending employers in individual and multi-plaintiff lawsuits regarding workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations. Mr. Spencer counsels employers on a wide range of employment-related issues, including wage and hour laws, employee discipline and termination, whistleblower claims, lay-off procedures, and reasonable accommodations. Mr. Spencer also has defended individuals against claims of sexual assault and sexual harassment in Title IX administrative hearings.

Prior to working at Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Spencer was an associate with a Los-Angeles civil defense firm where his practice focused on Labor & Employment and Professional Negligence defense.

Mr. Spencer is also currently serving as Captain in the California Army National Guard and is assigned as an Operational Law Attorney with the 40th Infantry Division in Los Alamitos, California. 


Co-authored, “Title IX Investigations Expand Dramatically,” Daily Journal, October 26, 2016.

Military Service

  • Rule of Law Advisor, Train Advise & Assist Command-South, Kandahar Afghanistan, 2018-2019
  • Judge Advocate, 40th Infantry Division, California Army National Guard, 2016-Present
  • Infantryman, United States Marine Corps, Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II, 2002-2006

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Association, Board Member


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
    • Minnesota
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California




U.S. District Court, Central District of CA

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of CA


  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association


Loyola Law School Los Angeles

Juris Doctor, 2013

California State University Northridge

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2008

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