Prior to re-entering private practice, Daniel served as the Principal Court Attorney to the Honorable Elisa S. Koenderman for more than a decade. From January 2017 through February 2021, Daniel assisted Judge Koenderman as she presided over the Integrated Domestic Violence part in Supreme Court, Queens County, which adjudicated complex matrimonial, family and criminal cases. Daniel devoted the vast majority of his time to the part’s civil proceedings, where he gained expertise in issues related to all aspects of divorce litigation, including but not limited to classification of property, equitable distribution, custody, visitation, financial support obligations, parental alienation and orders of protection.
Upon leaving the court system, Daniel worked at a boutique law firm where he represented clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law matters. He has appeared in Supreme Court in the counties of New York, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk.
Daniel favors a pragmatic approach in seeking to resolve a case, but he will be a fierce advocate for his client’s rights and interests when a global settlement cannot be amicably reached.
Daniel graduated from Fordham School of Law in 2007, where he was a member of Moot Court and the Environmental Law Journal. He received his Bachelor of Arts “with distinction” from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After law school, Daniel worked at a large law firm in Manhattan practicing securities law before he moved to the public sector to join Judge Koenderman.