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Attorney Daniel Frankl



Mr. Frankl is a litigator whose practice concentrates on general insurance defense litigation with a specialty in defending individuals and commercial motor carriers in catastrophic injury claims. He has handled complex litigation on behalf of primary and excess insurers in the areas of products liability, wrongful death, premises liability and personal injury. Mr. Frankl has tried numerous cases in both state and federal courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Prior to forming Frankl Miller & Webb in 2004, Mr. Frankl was the head of both the insurance defense and trucking and transportation practice groups as a partner in the law firm of Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore. He is a member of the TIDA (Trucking Insurance Defense Association); TLA, (Transportation Lawyers Association); VTA (Virginia Trucking Association); DRI (Defense Research Institute, transportation practice group); and the VADA (Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys).

In 2017, the firm name was changed to Frankl Miller Webb & Moyers.

Past Positions

  • Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, Partner, 1986 to 2004

Professional Associations

  • Roanoke Bar Association, Member
  • Roanoke Bar Association, Board of Director, 2014 to Present
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association, Member, 2002 to Present
  • Virginia Trucking Association, Member
  • Transportation Lawyers Association, Member
  • Ted Dalton American Inn of Court, Emeritus, 2009 to Present
  • Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Roanoke Valley Graduate
  • American Law Firm Association (ALFA), Former Member, Transportation Practice Group
  • Virginia Bar Association, Former Member, Transportation Group
  • Virginia Bar Association, Chairman of Highway Section, 2001 to 2004
  • Virginia Bar Association, Criminal Law Section Council, 1993 to 1995
  • American Bar Association, Former Member, Litigation Section
  • Selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer, Transportation, (2007-2012, 2015-20202)*

*Only 5% of Virginia attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers. The selection procedure involves nominations from other lawyers, independent research on nominated candidates, and evaluation by a blue ribbon panel of preeminent peers in their practice areas. 

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D - 1986
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
    • B.S - 1979

Practice Areas

  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Traffic and Criminal
  • Wrongful Death
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