Daniel J. Dew

Legal Fellow
Daniel J Dew

Daniel J. Dew is the Legal Fellow at The Buckeye Institute’s Legal Center.

In this capacity, Dew focuses on criminal justice policies that increase Ohioans’ safety, make the criminal justice system fairer, and save taxpayer dollars. Dew works closely on civil asset forfeiture reform and provided policy guidance to Ohio’s Criminal Justice Recodification Committee.

Prior to his position at Buckeye, Dew was a Visiting Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and an Associate Attorney at Ford, Gold, Kovoor & Simon. He also represented energy companies in contract negotiations.

Dew earned his law degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Utah State University.

Outside of work, Dew enjoys golf, Cleveland sports, and spending time with his wife, son, and two daughters.