Daniel Gutman


Daniel joined VGA in 2022. He works primarily with local non-profit organizations on community development and fundraising. Daniel is also a practicing lawyer specializing in civil rights and election law.

Before joining VGA, Daniel worked at a private law firm as a litigation associate. He has also worked in various legal and organizing capacities at the nation’s leading civil rights organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, and the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. In these roles, Daniel specialized in legislative and legal campaigns to reform the country’s criminal and juvenile justice systems.

Daniel is a graduate of American University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science, and the University of Nebraska College of Law, where he graduated with high distinction. After law school, Daniel served as a law clerk to the Honorable John M. Gerrard, U.S. District Judge for the District of Nebraska.