Daniel Shortt, Attorney

Daniel Shortt

Daniel assists our clients with their corporate formation, transactional, licensing, and litigation needs. Daniel enjoys helping entrepreneurs navigate through heavily regulated industries.

Daniel started at Harris Bricken as a legal intern while studying at University of Washington Law School. Previously, Daniel interned for Justice Richard Baldwin of the Oregon Supreme Court and for the Seattle City Attorney. At the University of Washington, He was a founding member of the Law and Business Association and he served as its inaugural vice-president.

Daniel also worked extensively with the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board to fund and establish the Cannabis Law and Policy Project (CLPP). He then served as the editor of the CLPP blog and as a Hazelton Fellow researching cannabis law.

Before law school Daniel studied music at Gonzaga University, focusing on jazz guitar and after college, he worked and volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club. In his spare time, Daniel enjoys playing guitar, taking boxing classes, and supporting local sports teams.


More About Daniel


University of Washington Hazelton Fellow

Editor, Cannabis Law and Policy Project (CLPP) blog

Speaking Engagements

“Overview of Legal Cannabis in Oregon and Washington,” Perkin Elmer’s Food, Beer & Cannabis Seminar, September 27 & 29, 2016.

Moderator, “Working in Weed: Emerging Labor and Employment Issues in the Cannabis Industry,” Students for Labor and Employment Justice, University of Washington School of Law, April 26, 2016.

Guest Lecturer, “Legal Cannabis,” University of Washington School of Law, April 8, 2016.


  • Gonzaga University (B.A., 2012) Cum Laude
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2016)