Dan Deuterman is an expert in workers’ compensation law and a spirited advocate for his clients inside and outside the courtroom.
In his 24-year law career, Dan has helped countless injured workers and their families obtain themedical care and the compensation they deserve. In fact, he has achieved some of the highest workers’ compensation settlements in the state of North Carolina.
Dan is deeply committed to community service and volunteer work. He supports a number of charities and community organizations through gifts of his time, expertise and financial contributions. Along with his wife, Dawne, Dan endows a scholarship at UNC School of Law.
He is politically active in protecting the rights of injured people, most notably as founder of the grassroots organization Protect N.C. Workers.
Dan received his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1987. He graduated from the UNC School of Law, J.D., and was admitted to the N.C. State Bar in 1991.
He founded the Deuterman Law Group in 2003.
Dan has served in leadership positions with the N.C. Bar Association. He and the firm have been recognized for their pro bono work, ethics and community service.
Dan is a member of the N.C. Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the N.C. Bar Association (NCBA), the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG), the Greensboro Bar Association (GBA) and the Guilford Inn of Court. In 2005, he was admitted to the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dan received the 2011 Ebbie Award, an award given annually by NCAJ’s president to members in recognition of service and inspired commitment to the organization. Also in 2011, Dan received a second award from the workers’ compensation section of the NCAJ for his “extraordinary service rendered to the section in furtherance of the preservation of justice for injured workers in North Carolina.”
The NCAJ has also recognized Dan as part of its Leader’s Forum and Circle of Advocates members who provide sustaining support to NCAJ’s legislative efforts.
In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Dan Deuterman was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in workers’ compensation law. The designation recognizes his experience, expertise and reputation among his peers.
Dan is a past recipient of the Power of Justice Impact Pro Bono Award in 2008, an award given by the N.C. Bar Association and Business Leader Media.
Dan lives in Greensboro with his wife, Dawne, and their two youngest sons.