We’re based in Chicago, but we have clients around the country. For some clients, we’re their digital one-stop shop. For others, we step in as needed, kind of like an outside digital counsel solving technology issues and architecting marketing solutions. We’re easy to work with and you won’t find any onerous minimum contract lengths or minimum spend requirements here.
Dan is an attorney licensed in Illinois as well as a technology and digital marketing consultant. Dan is an experienced innovator and entrepreneur with a history of combining law, business, and technology. He started as a web production engineer intern at America Online and Netscape Communications in Silicon Valley during the dot-com boom. Though he was their youngest employee at the time, Dan led a cross-functional team that managed the revenue-critical redesign of Netscape’s portal, one of the web’s leading properties of the time.
Dan went on to found two of his own technology-related firms in the midwest: Cheap-Shots Photography and Betadac Media. As President of Cheap-Shots, Dan developed a scalable business model utilizing the latest technology. He created a proprietary digital workflow to reduce overhead and enhance the customer experience. He still enjoys photography and a sample of his personal portfolio can be found at dansaavedra.com.
During law school, Dan was a real estate prosecutions law clerk for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and a judicial extern for both the Honorable Dennis J. Burke of the Circuit Court of Cook County and Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox of the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
Dan received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. and M.B.A from Loyola University.
Dan is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, American Bar Association, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Law Practice Management and Technology Committee of the Chicago Bar Association.