Daniel   Casto
Principal

Contact

Phone: 703.745.1820
Fax: 703.745.1835
Mailing: 8000 Towers Crescent Drive ,
Suite 1500 , Tysons Corner , VA   22182
Linkedin: Daniel Casto

“I strive to provide my clients with sophisticated legal services on par with the world’s best law firms, all while being more efficient and cost effective. Clients deserve nothing less.”

- Daniel Casto

PRACTICE FOCUS

Daniel M. Casto concentrates his practice in business law and transactions. He serves as an advisor and partner to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, securities issuances and disclosure requirements, commercial transactions, business and strategic planning, risk assessment, corporate governance, government contracting, taxation, financial regulatory, education regulatory, and government affairs.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Mr. Casto was Vice President, Associate General Counsel & SEC Reporting of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) and its subsidiary educational institutions, a Senior Associate in the Financial Institutions Group of the international law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Associate in the Corporate and Finance Group of the international law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and Legislative Director for then Congresswoman (now Senator) Shelley Moore Capito who represented West Virginia’s Second Congressional District. Mr. Casto began his career as an accountant with the United States Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Public Debt (now the Bureau of the Fiscal Service).

Mr. Casto is a member of the bar in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and West Virginia.  Mr. Casto is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) in the State of West Virginia.

EDUCATION

Mr. Casto earned a B.S. in Accounting from Ohio Valley University where he was named Young Alumnus of the Year in 2011. Mr. Casto earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the West Virginia University College of Law where he finished first in his class and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Casto served on the Executive Board of the West Virginia Law Review, received the Patrick Duffy Koontz Leadership Award, and the West Virginia Tax Institute’s Thomas N. Chambers Award for Tax Scholarship. During law school, Mr. Casto also served as a full-time extern for the Honorable D. Michael Fisher on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and as a summer law clerk with the regional law firm Steptoe & Johnson PLLC.

PUBLICATIONS

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law
  • B.A., Ohio Valley University
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • West Virginia

Activities

  • President, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Winchester, Virginia
  • Member-Jefferson County, (WV) Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of Jefferson County, (WV) Development Authority Board of Directors
  • Vice President, Lutheran Legal League

Posts

"Dislike that Recent Rulemaking? Then You’ll Adore the Congressional Review Act"

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"New ED Rules Applicable to Non-Profit and Proprietary Institutions to Impact Litigation and Risk Management Strategies"

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