Daniel M. Cheung 

Daniel M. Cheung joined Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland & Green LLP in 2023. Mr. Cheung’s law practice focuses on representation of public entities, counseling clients on administrative and regulatory proceedings, and general corporate matters. 


Mr. Cheung served for six years as non-partisan Associate General Counsel to the Utah State Legislature, specializing in health and cybersecurity law and policy. In this position, he provided legal counsel to legislators and legislative committees on issues related to open and public meetings, legislative ethics, and public records requests. He worked with legislators to draft and develop legislation and provided legal advice related to ongoing litigation, regulatory developments, and legislative subpoenas. Mr. Cheung served as staff counsel to the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Interim Committee; Health Reform Task Force; and Digital Wellness, Citizenship, and Safe Technology Commission. He was also appointed as chair of the legislative branch’s cybersecurity working group, which was responsible for evaluating and creating recommendations for the Legislative branch’s cybersecurity posture. 

During law school, Mr. Cheung worked as a summer associate at Alston & Bird in Los Angeles and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in New York City, assisting with environmental, land use, and zoning cases. He also served as a Research Assistant at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the White House Office of Management and Budget, NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, and Harvard Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government. 


Before law school, Mr. Cheung worked as an independent educational consultant and executive director of a non-profit organization providing outdoor leadership education. He also served as an elected councilmember and Recording Secretary of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. Mr. Cheung is a graduate of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs (San Francisco), the oldest public affairs leadership training program in the country. 

Mr. Cheung has also taught as an adjunct instructor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Salt Lake Community College. 


Mr. Cheung is licensed to practice law in California. He is a member of the California Lawyers Association and the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association.  

Mr. Cheung is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). He currently serves as a member of the IAPP’s CIPP/US Exam Development Board. 


Bachelor of Arts (English), University of California, Los Angeles 

Master of Public Administration, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 

Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law 


Mr. Cheung was born and raised in California and lives with his wife in San Luis Obispo. He enjoys hiking and listening to bluegrass, jazz, and classical music. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Japanese Community Preservation Committee and Trustee for the Japanese Church of Christ, both in Salt Lake City, Utah.