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Phillip M. Daniels is an attorney licensed to practice in Illinois and Arizona.  His practice is concentrated in business and environmental law. In his free time, Mr. Daniels enjoys hiking, cooking, sports analytics, literature, live music, and art history – especially the works of Claude Monet and Paul Cézanne. 


Practice areas


  1. Environmental: 50%
  2. Business: 50%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Phil Daniels is a thoughtful and solutions-oriented attorney. He is a creative strategist that will simplify even the most complex legal issues so that anyone can understand. I have no problem referring clients to him because I know they will be in good hands.


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Contact info

Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI)

1901 S. Meyers Road, Suite 400
Oakbrook Terrace, IL, 60181


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201405/11/2016
AZInactive 201207/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
John R. Christian Award for Business LawUniversity of Arizona2011
Business Law Excellence AwardCALI2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateLaw Office of Tanis A. Duncan2013 - 2013
Attorney at LawPhillip M. Daniels Attorney at Law2013 - 2014
Law Clerk to the Hon. James MarnerPima County Superior Court2012 - 2013
Law ClerkRaytheon Missile Systems2012 - 2012
law ClerkDan Montgomery Law Office2012 - 2012
Business and Legal ConsultantAPS2011 - 2011
Law clerkArizona Attorney General Environmental Enforcement Section2011 - 2011
Law clerkDouglas J. Newman, PC2011 - 2012
Law clerkStanton Bloom Law Office2010 - 2012
Law clerkArizona Capital Representation Project2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember2012 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Tax Law & Policy JournalFederal Income Taxation as a Means to a Sustainable America: Cognitive Dissonance or a Burgeoning Trend2012
SSRNUnderstanding Eco-Terrorism – The Controversial & Criminal, Mislabeled & Misunderstood,Tactless & Tortuous Concept that Might Actually Benefit Sustainability at Both the Micro and Macro Levels – But at What Cost?2012
Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and PolicyAdding Salt to the Wound: Desalination Law and the Story of the $245 Million Yuma Desalting Plant2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD2012
University of Arizona College of LawEnvironmental LawCertificate in Environmental Law2012
University of Arizona College of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2009
University of Arizona College of LawHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Thesis PresentationFederal Income Taxation as a Means to a Sustainable America: Cognitive Dissonance or a Burgeoning Trend2012