Daniel K. Gelb

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Beverly, MA

Gelb & Gelb LLP
 | 900 Cummings Center, Suite 207-V
Beverly, MA 01915
Phone: 617-939-9732
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Daniel K. Gelb is a partner at Gelb & Gelb LLP in Beverly, Massachusetts. Mr. Gelb focuses his practice on business litigation, securities litigation and criminal law at the state and federal levels. He serves clients throughout Massachusetts.

Mr. Gelb earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Tufts University, a law degree from Boston College Law School and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.

Over the course of his practice, Mr. Gelb has authored and co-authored articles for various publications and lectured for several different organizations and bar associations. He has been quoted in media publications such as the White Collar Crime Report and the USA Today.

Mr. Gelb has also been recognized for his accomplishments in the legal field. He was named one of the “Top 40 lawyers under 40” by the American Society of Legal Advocates and received a “Top 10” ranking by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2014.

Mr. Gelb serves on the implementation of technology task force of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the electronic discovery task force of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is an active member of the criminal law section of the Boston Bar Association, the white-collar crime committee of the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys and the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%): Criminal Law

Business Litigation (10%)

Securities Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

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About Daniel Gelb

Admitted: 2004, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.gelbgelb.com/Team-Profiles/Daniel-K-Gelb.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Member, The Expert Network.  The Expert Network is an invitation-only online brand and reputation management community of business owners and professionals in the fields of law, medicine, wealth management, and real estate that have demonstrated exceptional leadership in their industries. Members include prominent doctors conducting novel research, lawyers winning millions of dollars for their clients, top-producing and accomplished realtors, recognized wealth managers, financial advisors, and top executives. (https://expertnetwork.co/), Member, The Expert Network, 2017
  • 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation.  The Fellows is a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership in the Fellows is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation. Established in 1955, the Fellows support the research of the American Bar Foundation through their annual contributions and sponsor seminars and events of direct relevance to the legal profession. (http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/fellows/index.html), Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 (Criminal Defense), The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 (Criminal Defense), 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, 2013
  • AV Preeminent® peer review rating, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2013
  • Up & Coming Lawyer, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly / Massachustts Bar Association, 2012
  • Louis D. Brandeis Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Tufts Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association's White Collar Crime Young Lawyers Steering Committee, Member
  • Boston Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Massachusetts Bar Association's Implementation of Technology Task Force, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Electronic Discovery Task Force, Member
  • Suffolk University Law School Litigation American Inn of Court, Vice President

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.'s White Collar Crime Report, The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, Advisory Board Member
  • " E-Discovery i n Criminal Cases: A Need for Specific Rules " (Suffolk University Law Review, Forthcoming ©2010), Co-Author
  • Ethical Lawyering in Massachusetts (Loose-leaf) (Chapter 20 : "Ethical Issues for Civil Litigators"), Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (©2010), Co-Author
  • " E-Discovery Costs for Corporate Litigants " (The Daily Journal, November 2009), Co-Author
  • Massachusetts E-Discovery & Evidence: Preservation Through Trial (Book) (MCLE ©2009), Co-Author
  • "Avoiding Pitfalls When Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations," White Collar Crime Report, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Vol. 1, No. 24, December 22, 2006, Co-Author
  • "An Approach to Cell Phone Evidence for Criminal Defense Attorneys" The Champion Magazine, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (November 2009), Author
  • The Inevitable Intersection of Electronically Stored Information, Recently Issued Superior Court Standing Order 1-09 And Amended Rule 9A," Section Review, Massachusetts Bar Institute, Vol. 11 No. 2 (September 2009), Author
  • "E-Discovery Practice Alert: Massachusetts Litigators Must Be Prepared to Address, Author
  • "Federal Rule of Evidence 502: 21st Century Privilege," Corporate Counsel Magazine, Incisive Media (December 2008), Author
  • "The Importance of Being Knowledgeable Regarding Electronic Discovery When Participating In a Superior Court Rule 9C Conference," Section Review, Massachusetts Bar Institute, Vol. 10, No. 2 (May 2008), Author
  • "Litigating Criminal Procedure Issues When 'ESI' is the Subject of 'CSI,'" Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, The Bureau of national Affairs, Inc., Vol. 8, No. 4, April 1, 2008, Author
  • "Understanding the E-discovery Obligations Before Making a Certification," Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, The Bureau of national Affairs, Inc., Vol. 7, No. 10, October 1, 2007, Author
  • "The New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on Electronic Discovery: An Argument For Adoption By The Massachusetts State Courts," Section Review, Massachusetts Bar Institute, Vol. 9, No. 2, August 2007, Author
  • "The Importance of Being Knowledgeable Regarding Electronic Discovery When Participating In a Superior Court Rule 9C Conference," Practice Update: eDiscovery, Massachusetts Bar Association (October 2007), Author
  • "Understanding the E-discovery Obligations Before Making a Certification," Digital Discovery & e-Evidence, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Vol. 7, No. 10, October 1, 2007, Author
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery Update: The Latest Cases, Trends and Tips for Civil and Criminal Trial Lawyers," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (March 2010)  
  • Co-chair and Faculty, "E-Discovery for In-House Counsel," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (February 2010)
  • Faculty, "Cost-Effective E-Discovery For Small Firms," Massachusetts Bar Association (January 2010)
  • Speaker, "Electronic Discovery," Suffolk University Litigation American Inn Of Court (October 2009)
  • Faculty, "Pretrial Litigation: MCLE BasicsPlus!®," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (October 2009)
  • Faculty, "Cost Savings in E-Discovery," The Harvard Club (Boston, MA) Huron Consulting Group (September 2009)
  • Chair and Faculty, "Electronic Discovery & Evidence: Evolving Issues in Practice and Procedure," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (May 2009)
  • Faculty, "Managing e-Discovery During Internal Investigations," Fios, Inc. (March 2009)
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery Seminar Series: Mock Hearing," ARMA Boston, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and The Sedona Conference® (November 2008)
  • Panelist, "The Sedona Conference® Update: White Collar Crimes & e-Discovery Implications," Fios, Inc. (audio conference) (October 2008)
  • Faculty, "Pretrial Litigation: MCLE BasicsPlus!®," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (October 2008)
  • Chair and Faculty, "Digital Forensics, Electronic Evidence and Advanced Criminal Procedure," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (October 2008)
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery For The Enterprise: Setting Up Your Systems: Rule 26(g) Setting Up An E-Discovery Team: Outside Counsel/In-House Counsel Relationships," Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (September 19, 2008)
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery For The Enterprise: Technology Roundtable," Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (September 18, 2008)
  • Faculty, "Electronic Discovery in Civil & Criminal Litigation," SmartTalk Lunch Series, Salem Bar Association (September 2008)
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery Seminar Series: E-Discovery Overview," ARMA Boston, Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and The Sedona Conference® (September 2008)
  • Faculty, "Electronically Stored Information and Spoliation," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (August 2008)
  • Panelist, "Managing a Paperless Law Office: Going Green in a Small and Solo Practice," Massachusetts Bar Association (June 2008)
  • Speaker, "Cell Phone Evidence," Litigating with 21st Century Technology, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (May 2008)
  • Faculty, "Electronic Evidence: Everything You Want To Know, But Are Afraid To Ask," Massachusetts Bar Association (March 2008)
  • Faculty, "Electronic Evidence," Family Law Conference 2008, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (March 2008)
  • Faculty, "E-Discovery: Four Unique Perspectives," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (December 2007)
  • Faculty, "Advanced Issues in E-Discovery," Macaronis Institute for Trial and Appellate Advocacy at the Center for Advanced Legal Studies, Suffolk University Law School (November 2007)
  • Faculty, "E-Landscape in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, Washington, D.C. (October 2007)
  • Moderator and Faculty, "Tips on How to Effectively Handle Electronic Discovery in White Collar Criminal Investigations and Litigations," Bureau of National Affairs (audio conference) (July 2007)
  • Faculty, International Quality & Productivity Center, Pre-Conference Workshop: "Identifying and Preserving Potentially Relevant Data Sources At The Onset Of A Legal Matter Or Internal Investigation," 2nd E-Discovery: Pharma, Biotech and Medical Devices (June 2007)
  • Chair and Faculty, "Electronic Discovery: New Rules of Practice and Emerging Issues - What Litigators Should Know," Massachusetts Bar Association (February 2007)

Educational Background:

  • Boston College Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., 2003
  • Tufts University, B.A., English, 1999
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Office Location for Daniel K. Gelb

900 Cummings Center
Suite 207-V
Beverly, MA 01915

Phone: 617-939-9732

 

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