Daniel Ponce Daniel Ponce, UF BOT Liaison
S. Daniel Ponce is a partner with Berger Singerman, a Miami-based law firm specializing in Complex Commercial Litigation, Corporate. He has been actively engaged in the representation of public and privately held enterprises in complex business and litigation matters. Danny started his career in public accounting with a big five accounting firm and served as an Assistant General Counsel to the Florida Division of Securities and Acting Executive Assistant to the State of Florida Comptroller and Cabinet Officer. Danny has served as General Counsel to two public companies, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of public companies. In these capacities, he has gained a wide array of knowledge into business and litigation risks and management of those risks, from both an accounting and legal perspective.

Danny’s clients represent a varied group of business interests throughout the State of Florida, and have included among others, Imperial Industries, Inc., Premix Marbletite Manufacturing Co., Inc., Hackett Group, Inc. (Nasdaq HCKT), David Parker, Ed Miller, Ted Fernandez, The Biltmore Hotel, The David Williams Hotel, The Alexander Hotel, Southern Audio Visual, Oscar Roger, Roger Development Group, Inc., College Park Group, LLC, Plum Creek Timberlands, L.P. , Harry-Anna Investment, Fund, Inc., Nalbandian Properties, and Tioga Town Center. In 2002, he served as Special Counsel to U.S. Senator Bob Graham in Washington D.C.

Professional/Community Involvement
Trustee, Emeritus, University of Florida
Board Member and Chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee, UF Health (Shands Hospital) Gainesville, Florida
Past President and Chairman of the Orange Bowl Committee
Past Chairman of New World School of the Arts
Board Member and Past Chairman of the University of Florida Athletic Association Finance Committee
Member of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, Southern District Conference
Past Chairman, Audit Committee, University of Florida Foundation
Member, Dade County Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, The Florida Bar
Young Lawyers Section; Secretary (1981-1982)

Prior Affiliations
Legon Ponce & Fodiman, P.A.
Special Counsel for Senator Bob Graham, Washington, D.C.
Zack Hanzman Ponce Tucker Korge & Gillespie, P.A.
Floyd Pearson Richman Greer, P.A.
Assistant General Counsel, Florida Division of Securities
Acting Executive Assistant to the State of Florida Comptroller and Cabinet Officer

Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida

J.D., University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law
B.S.B.A., Accounting, with Honors, University of Florida