MA Senate Special Election: Daniel Winslow Bio
Daniel B. Winslow was born in Northampton and raised in Amherst. He attended Tufts University, graduating with high honors in 1980. He then graduated from Boston College Law School with honors in 1983. Winslow has served as a Senior Fellow at the Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, teaching college students about reforms in the judicial branch of government.
After winning the Boston College Law School and Northeast Regional Trial Competition for law students, Winslow was recruited to the Boston firm of Sherin and Lodgen. He worked at Sherin and Lodgen from 1983 to 1995, when subsequently he was appointed as a Trial Court Judge by Governor Bill Weld to the Massachusetts District Court. After eight years as a judge, Winslow moved back to the private sector as a partner in the Boston office of Duane Morris where his clients included Scott Brown’s 2010 campaign for the U.S. Senate. Winslow left his position at Duane Morris to run for the Massachusetts House.
Later Winslow joined the Boston office of Manhattan-based firm of Proskauer Rose as Senior Counsel. While in this position, Winslow created a new technique to reduce the costs of business litigation, the “Litigation Prenup”.