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Daniel R. Zim is the founder and principal attorney of Zim Travel Law, PLLC.

Daniel entered the specialized practice of travel law in 2006 when he began serving as assistant general counsel to the American Society of Travel Agents, Inc. (ASTA). At ASTA, Daniel created numerous member resources and gave presentations on significant legal topics affecting the association and the travel industry as a whole. He served as co-counsel in two major arbitration actions which challenged policy decisions of the Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC).

Daniel has substantial expertise in a multitude of legal and business issues, including but not limited to state and federal regulations of sellers of travel; GDS and other specialized travel contracts; employment and independent contractor law; compliance with ARC rules and policies; waivers and disclaimers; and management of risk.

Daniel is admitted to practice law in Virginia and earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also attended George Mason University School of Law for his third year of law school.

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Daniel’s Articles

Dog is My Co-Pilot: Getting a Qualified Service or Support Dog in Coach for Free

Can Waiver Agreements for Student Tours Hold Up In Court?

DOT Rule on Web Accessibility for Large Travel Firms Takes Effect

Personal injury waivers invalid in Virginia but still very useful for travel companies

The elusive legal basis for opaque airline ticket sales