1921 Gallows Road Suite 750 Tysons Corner, Virginia 22182

Daniel T. Crowe Lopez


Daniel T. Crowe Lopez

Daniel Lopez has over twenty years of experience representing individuals in the state and federal courts of Northern Virginia. He has a proven record of earning successful outcomes for his clients before judges and juries. The key to his success is preparation and his recognition that each client has individual and unique legal needs and desired outcomes. Mr. Lopez tailors his legal services to meet those needs and desires. In some cases, agreements and mitigation are in the best interests of a client; however, Mr. Lopez believes that the best results can only be achieved by preparing a winning trial strategy at the beginning of a case. To attain that end, he thoroughly researches and investigates a case’s issues in order to prepare a strong defense to protect his client’s interests.

Throughout his career, Mr. Lopez’s primary areas of practice have been criminal defense and immigration litigation. He has diverse experience in handling the most serious of cases. Mr. Lopez has successfully litigated hundreds of cases throughout Northern Virginia including: DUI/DWI, reckless driving, drug distribution, fraud, larceny, embezzlement, rape, robbery and murder. He is certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia to serve as a lead attorney in the defense of capital murder cases. His broad experience and skills allow Mr. Lopez to effectively litigate numerous complex issues including large white-collar conspiracies or cases based on DNA analysis. Mr. Lopez has taken over fifty cases to trial before a jury.

Daniel Lopez graduated from the George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C. in 1996. During law school Mr. Lopez clerked for the United States Court of Claims, and he interned with AYUDA, a non-profit organization that assists immigrants and Garfinkle and Associates, a general practice law firm in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation, Mr. Lopez clerked for the Connecticut Superior Court, where he worked closely with judges on complex civil and criminal matters. In 1997, Mr. Lopez joined the Office of the Public Defender in Fairfax County, Virginia. In 2001, Mr. Lopez co-founded a law firm specializing in criminal defense and immigrations law. Mr. Lopez joined Briglia Hundley in 2009.

Mr. Lopez’s years of dedicated and professional service have earned him the respect of judges and prosecutors throughout the courts of Northern Virginia.


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Fairfax Circuit Court Committee, Co-Chairman Criminal Subcommittee

Dan’s Professional Accomplishments

Areas of Practice
  • Criminal Law
  • Serious and Violent Felonies
  • Narcotics Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Federal RICO Conspiracy
  • White Collar Defense
  • Capital Defense
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Immigration Law
  • Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Certifications, Honors, and Awards
  • Super Lawyers 2015, 2016
  • Top Lawyers Criminal Defense 2014, 2016
  • Northern Virginia Magazine 2014, 2016
  • AV Rated with Martindale Hubble 2014, 2016
  • Capital Defense, Indigent Commission, 2002 to present
  • Listed in Best Lawyers
  • The George Washington University School of Law Juris Doctor, 1996
  • Beloit College Bachelor of Arts with honors, 1987
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Past Employment Positions
  • Partner, Lopez, Meleen & Sprano, LLC
  • Senior Assistant, Virginia Office of the Public Defender for Fairfax

Contact Details

Briglia Hundley
1921 Gallows Road, Suite 750
Tysons Corner, Virginia 22182

Direct Telephone 703.883.0440
Main Telephone 703.883.0880
Fax 703.883.0899
Email dlopez@brigliahundley.com