Daniel P. O’Shea

Dan's practice at Gray, Layton, Kersh, Solomon, Furr & Smith, P.A., encompasses multiple areas of civil litigation for individuals and businesses. Prior to joining the firm in 2021, Dan worked for a large regional insurance defense firm in Charlotte and subsequently for a local Gastonia firm, primarily serving clients in the areas of workers' compensation defense and business litigation. Dan hails from Topsfield, Massachusetts, and has called Gastonia home since 2006.

Dan P. O'Shea



North Carolina State Bar, 2016
U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina



Queens University of Charlotte (B.A. in English, 2009)
Charlotte Law (J.D., 2016, magna cum laude, Trial Advocacy Honor Board)



Civil Litigation
Commercial & Consumer Collections
Corporate & Commercial Litigation
Labor & Employment and Employment Litigation
Municipal Law
HOA and Landlord-Tenant Law
Workers' Compensation Defense


Professional Affiliations

North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina High School Mock Trial Program (regional coordinator, 2016-2020)
Strong Like AK Pediatric Cancer Foundation (board of directors, 2020-present)
North Carolina State Highway Patrol Foundation (board of directors, 2023-present)

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