last updated Tue, Aug 18, 2015
Dan Nabel is an in-house attorney at Riot Games. Prof. Nabel currently teaches “Topics in Entertainment: Video Game Law” and previously co-taught “Deposition Strategies and Techniques” for several years. In 2014-15, Prof. Nabel served as a visiting assistant clinical professor of law and the interim director of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Clinic at the USC Gould School of Law. During that time, Prof. Nabel supervised law students in public interest cases as they counsel and represent policy-makers, artists, film-makers, innovators, game-makers, non-profit organizations, and others on a range of intellectual property and technology issues.
Prof. Nabel attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he received a B.A. in Global Studies and graduated with high honors. Prof. Nabel received his J.D. from USC Gould School of Law and is an alumnus of the Intellectual Property & Technology Clinic. After graduating from USC Gould, Prof. Nabel practiced law at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger, LLP in Century City. While in private practice, Prof. Nabel successfully litigated dozens of cases and counseled clients on a wide range of topics, including real estate, business and intellectual property. He also published more than fifty articles in the Daily Journal and other trade publications.
Prof. Nabel has a strong commitment to public interest work. He has provided pro bono legal services to numerous clients of the Alliance for Children’s Rights and Public Counsel. Prof. Nabel also serves as a Director for CASA of Los Angeles — an organization dedicated to improving the lives of neglected and abused foster children with trained volunteer advocates.