Daniel C. Edelman, Of Counsel

Daniel Edelman is an experienced litigator representing publicly owned and privately-held companies, including FINRA-member broker dealers, investment advisors, real estate investment and development companies and construction companies.  Mr. Edelman has also represented high net-worth individuals in high profile business and partnership disputes, and also business umbrella organizations and their affiliates in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts and arbitrations throughout New York State.  Daniel’s practice also includes white collar defense, representing companies in governmental and regulatory agency investigations at the local, state and federal levels.  Typical matters include claims for fraud, breach of contract, business torts, defamation, real estate litigation, labor and wage/hour claims and regulatory compliance. 

Daniel has also advised start-up companies on risk mitigation and employee handbook policies.  He is experienced in drafting and reviewing various transactional, employment and nondisclosure agreements in the financial services, real estate, and construction industry sectors. 

Daniel began his legal career as a public interest fellow at the New York City Law Department in both the general litigation and appeals divisions.  He also interned for Justice James M. McGuire at the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department. 

Prior to practicing law, Daniel served as an associate director at CBS News in New York, where he worked for the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, and CBS News Special Events, covering 9/11, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Election Nights, and countless other special reports.  While at CBS News, Daniel worked his way through law school and received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2011. Daniel graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University in 1998, receiving a B.A. in political philosophy and journalism

Daniel is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.  Born and raised in Ohio, Daniel fancies himself a lifelong Midwesterner, though he now resides in New Jersey with his brilliant wife Anne and their two glorious children.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Securities litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Partnership divorce
  • Appeals
  • White collar defense
  • Start-up advisory

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. 2011
  • Brandeis University, B.A. magna cum laude, 1998, Political Philosophy and Journalism

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Professional Affiliations and Licenses

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Directors Guild of America (retired)
  • FINRA Series 7 (inactive)
  • NASAA Series 66 (inactive)

(718) 809-5436