Daniel Donahue

Managing Partner


Dan Donahue, managing partner of Foley Mansfield's St. Louis office, has been a practicing trial attorney for more than 35 years. His work is concentrated in the defense of complex cases in the areas of product liability, insurance, and toxic tort litigation, particularly asbestos, talc, silica, benzene and welding fume litigation. He has defended numerous cases involving alleged wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.

Dan has bench and jury trial experience in state and federal courts in Missouri and Illinois, including courts in the City of St. Louis and Jackson County in Missouri and Madison, Cook and St. Clair counties in Illinois.

In addition, Dan has been retained as National and Regional Counsel for various manufacturers and distributors throughout the United States, defending product liability claims, asbestos claims, and talc claims. In that capacity, he has managed and supervised thousands of claims brought against manufacturers of a variety of products.

We listen to our clients and strive to exceed their expectations.


Viacom, Inc. v. Transit Casualty Company, 138 S.W. 3d 723 (Mo. Banc 2004) Berry v. American Standard, Inc., et al., 321 Ill. Dec. 221, 888 N.E.2d 740 (Ill. App. 5th Dist. 2008)


Dan has served on various boards of not for profit agencies, including the YMCA, Bishop DuBourg High School, and St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish.

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  • Illinois; Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law & Litigation 
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort / Mass Tort
  • St. Louis University School of Law, 1986, JD
  • St. Louis University, 1983, BA
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Illinois Bar Association; Missouri Bar Association
  • Trial Attorneys of America

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