Daniel W. Layton has been recognized by his peers in the legal profession throughout his career, including the following honors, publications, and positions of responsibility:

– 2016 Chair and 2015 Chair-Elect of the Orange County Bar Association, Tax Law Section

– Listed as a top attorney in Orange County in the area of Tax Law by Coast Magazine, October 2015

– 2014 Secretary/Treasurer of the Orange County Bar Association, Tax Law Section

– Among others in Tax Division who were Nominated for the Attorney General’s Award to the Department of Justice by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California

– Recognized for five years of service in the Department of Justice

– Recipient of the Internal Revenue Service’s “Bravo!” award

– Selected as a Victor McQuistion Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School

– Author of Why Stolen Identity Refund Fraud is the IRS’s Biggest Problem, and What Can Be Done About It, selected for publication in the California Journal of Tax Litigation, Q4 2014 Edition.