Dan Sharp is licensed to practice in Oregon and California with over sixteen years of experience as a practicing attorney. 

Dan received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law and a Bachelor's degree in Social Science from San Diego State University.

Prior to forming Sharp Law, PC he was an associate with a San Francisco Bay Area based law firm, where in addition to being named  a "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers and San Francisco Magazine seven years in a row,  he specialized in the prosecution of complex state qui tam and whistleblower actions related to healthcare insurance fraud.

As a solo practitioner, Dan successfully represented plaintiffs ranging from victims of lead poisoning, including two minor children and their mother who ultimately received a settlement in excess of $1.2 million dollars, to victims of police misconduct and civil rights violations by police officers of the City and County of San Francisco. 

Since forming Sharp Law, PC in Portland, Oregon, Dan's practice spans from civil litigation, personal injury, and consumer protection/fraud cases, to family law and landlord-tenant matters. He continues to practice in California. 

In his spare time, he enjoys watching boxing, scuba/free diving and riding dual sport motorcycles.


Litigated several successful toxic torts lawsuits, including one involving lead exposure and brain injury to minor children resulting in $1.2 million settlement.

Litigated high publicity San Francisco Bay Area federal case involving civil rights violations.

Secured judgment in excess of $1.6 million against defendant engaged in scheme involving the creation of multiple fictitious businesses and identities, in order to fraudulently receive payment for installation of original automobile part equipment on several hundred occasions, when actually using aftermarket parts.

Secured settlement in excess of $600,000 from medical professionals engaged in violation of California’s Moscone-Knox Professional Corporations Act for engaging in healthcare fraud.  Defendants were later indicted for Medicare fraud.

Participated in litigation of lawsuit resulting in a $7 million dollar judgment against defendant found liable for creation of healthcare fraud scheme involving falsification of X-ray reports in several hundred personal injury cases. Defendant was further barred from owning, operating or working as an employee in any business engaged in the practice of medicine.

Participation in litigation of civil actions filed against indicted high-profile Southern California defendants Kareem Ahmed, charged with organizing a massive prescription fraud kickback scheme, and Michael Drobot, indicted for, and pled guilty to, payment of kickbacks to physicians for unnecessary spinal surgeries and bribing California State Senator Ron Calderon


California State Bar - 2002

United States District Court for the Northern District of California - 2002

9th Circuit Court of Appeals - 2002

Oregon State Bar - 2016

United States District Court for the District of Oregon - 2016

Professional Affiliations

Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2016 to present); Multnomah County Bar Association (2016 to present); American Association for Justice (2016 to present); San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (2010 to 2015); Former Member of Alameda County Bar Association; Northern California Fraud Investigators Association; Former Panel Attorney for Alameda County Bar Association Legal Referral Services (and member of governing committee for Legal Referral Services) and San Francisco AIDS Low Income Legal Referral Panel; Pro-Bono Attorney - El Programa Hispano Catolico in Gresham, Oregon; Member of the Community Alliance for Tenants; Member of the American Association for Justice; Member and Volunteer Attorney for the Oregon and National American Civil Liberties Union; Member of National Lawyers Guild; Volunteer Minor's Counsel for Multnomah County Children's Representation Project.

Professional Accomplishments

Named as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers magazine seven years in a  row.

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