Professional Experience

Mr. Elsesser is an attorney in Lydecker Diaz’s Boca Raton office. His practice involves all aspects of state, federal and administrative litigation, with a focus on defense of governmental entities, complex commercial litigation, and construction. As a member of the firm’s Government Litigation practice group, Mr. Elsesser represents state and local governmental entities in matters involving sovereign immunity, qualified immunity, 11th Amendment immunity, federal state action doctrines, 1983 actions, wrongful death claims, municipal code violations, Chapter 119 violations, harassment, gender discrimination, retaliation, Title VII, Title IX, Federal and State whistleblower violations, fraud, and a battery of common law torts.

Mr. Elsesser also is a member of the firm’s Construction practice group. In this role, Mr. Elsesser represents owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals, environmental consultants, subcontractors, and product manufacturers in a variety of contexts. These representations include construction and design defect disputes, payment and delay disputes, environmental/pollution claims, and catastrophic construction accidents.

Prior to joining Lydecker Diaz, Mr. Elsesser was a staff attorney for the Florida Senate Committee on Judiciary. Before working for the senate, Daniel clerked for Judge Bradford L. Thomas at Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.


  • State of Florida


JD, Florida State University College of Law, cum laude, 2017         

  • Book Awards in Constitutional Law and Corporations and the Constitution
  • Dean’s list in Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Spring 2016
  • Journal of Land Use and Environmental Regulation

B.S., Journalism, University of University of Florida, 2012