Nix Daniel, Esq

Nix Daniel, Esq
  • Managing Partner
  • Beggs & Lane, RLLP, Pensacola FL

Beggs & Lane, RLLP

Beggs & Lane, RLLP is headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, and is Florida’s oldest
law firm. For more than 130 years, Beggs & Lane has represented a broad and diverse
client base, including major corporations, businesses, professionals, non-profit
organizations, and individuals. Our attorneys serve a wide range of industries, including
energy and public utilities, health care, financial services, manufacturing, real estate
and construction, insurance, and transportation.

J. Nixon Daniel is the managing partner of Beggs & Lane. He is AV rated, the highest
under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system. H has practiced law in
Pensacola for over 40 years, litigating in both state and federal courts. Mr. Daniel has
extensive experience representing hospitals and other medical providers. He has
served as trial counsel to hospitals and other significant health care providers
throughout his career. His broad litigation experience includes significant personal
injury claims, wrongful death litigation, class actions and business litigation. In recent
years he has been lead counsel or co-lead counsel in class action claims involving fiber
optics, the proper reimbursement of health care providers by payers, and property
matters. Recently, he was lead counsel for a large group of hospitals as plaintiffs in a
litigation claiming reimbursement from a major third party payer, which resulted in a
favorable settlement.

Mr. Daniel has tried over 100 cases to verdict and has been involved in many others
that were settled at mediation or otherwise prior to trial. His litigation experience
includes both the representation of defendants and plaintiffs.

Bar Admissions
• Florida, 1977
• U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1977
• U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2017
• U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1981
• U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2006
• Texas, 2014

University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, J.D. (With Honors,
Order of the Coif) – 1976

Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, B.A. (Magna Cum
Laude) – 1974, Phi Beta Kappa, Honors: Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics)
Representative Clients
• Baptist Health Care Corporation
• Mag Mutual Insurance Company
• Gulf Power Company
• Southern Company
• City of Pensacola, Florida
• American Waterworks Company

Professional Associations and Memberships
• Florida Bar Association, Member, 1977 – Present
• American Health Lawyers Association, Member, 1990 – Present

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