Evan G. Daniels

Evan G. Daniels


(Western Zone)

Mailing Address

Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions
100 North 15th Avenue, Suite 261
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2630

Phone: (602) 364-3100

Street Address

Same as mailing address

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Evan G. Daniels was appointed director of the Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions on July 10, 2020, effective July 18, 2020. Before his appointment, he served as Chief Counsel of the Technology, Innovation and Privacy Unit at the Office of Arizona Attorney General.

Director Daniels has extensive experience in innovation policy, fintech, consumer protection, government affairs, and data privacy. At the Attorney General’s Office, Director Daniels managed several teams engaged in litigation, investigations, and in providing subject matter expertise, including oversight of Arizona’s first-in-the-nation regulatory “sandbox” for fintech, which since has been recognized as a national model that several other states have enacted.

Director Daniels’ previous experience also includes serving in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office as Chief Counsel of the Government Accountability Unit, Assistant Attorney General in the Government Accountability and Special Litigation Unit, and Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Fraud Litigation Unit. Following law school, Director Daniels began his career as a judicial law clerk at the Arizona Court of Appeals.

Director Daniels earned a Bachelor of Arts in History, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University, a Master of Arts in Diplomacy from Norwich University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law.
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