Daniel Todd represents companies, organizations, and individuals involved in diverse areas of technology, scientific research, engineering, manufacturing, publishing, commerce and entertainment in employment-based immigration cases before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the U.S. Department of State.

While Mr. Todd has significant experience in representing religious organizations with immigrant and nonimmigrant visa processing for religious workers, his primary client base includes corporations, small businesses, start-up companies, investors, athletes, artists, entertainers, scientists, and entrepreneurs.

In his practice, Mr. Todd advocates on behalf of clients seeking family-based permanent residency, political asylum, and naturalization. He has considerable experience in representing clients at the appellate level before various federal administrative review agencies and federal circuit courts, with an emphasis on issues involving federal immigration law and due process.

He has successfully represented clients in complex immigration court proceedings involving petitions for political asylum and relief from deportation. In addition, Mr. Todd regularly provides guidance to criminal defense attorneys in criminal law matters that result in immigration consequences. An avid swimmer and runner, he has been involved in the San Diego triathlon community since 1999.


  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association