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Bio: Daniel B. Faizakoff P.C.

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Daniel B. Faizakoff P.C.

Attorneys & Counselors at Law

One Penn Plaza, Suite 2527
New York, New York 10119
(212) 619-3100
dbf@legalesq.com

Daniel B. Faizakoff P.C. is a premier boutique law firm servicing the New York business community. The Firm provide exceptional, result driven and cost effective legal and advisory services and are proud to have earned a reputation for integrity, competence and zealous advocacy. Our efficient boutique culture enables us to offer the skill and experience of a large firm without the expense of a layered bureaucracy. Daniel is the senior partner of Daniel B. Faizakoff P.C. practicing in the fields of estate planning and probate as well as corporate and commercial law. Daniel is a seasoned business attorney who has been in practice for twenty years. He has spent the vast majority of that time representing businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals. As an estate planner Daniel helps protect families and their assets by performing complex estate planning in order to avoid unnecessary gift and estate tax. As a corporate attorney, Daniel acts as corporate and general counsel for small to midsized companies with a broad spectrum of contractual matters ranging from corporate structuring, acquisitions and negotiation to drafting and reviewing contracts and commercial leases. The merging of estate planning and corporate counsel also enables Daniel to assist clients in business succession planning to ensure smooth business transitions from one generation to the next while avoiding gift and estate taxes.

Daniel began his career at the Office of the Corporation Counsel, the Law Department of the City of New York and the Mayor’s Office and then was an associate at the firms Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP and Harris Beach LLP where he practiced in the fields of products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, medical malpractice defense, mass tort litigation and general liability. Shifting to a more commercial and corporate based practice, Daniel then served as senior associate at Sieratzki, Ceccarelli & Weprin, LLP a commercial and corporate boutique law office under the tutelage of Assemblyman David Weprin where he engaged in the practice of general corporate law, commercial litigation, and commercial and residential real estate law. With a desire for closer client contact, Daniel entered private practice in 2002 and has since enjoyed his congenial relationships with his varied clients.

Education

  • Yeshiva University, B.A., 1993
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Publications Editor, Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender

Admission and Membership

  • New York State Bar, 1997
  • New Jersey State Bar, 1997
  • Connecticut State Bar, 2016
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Awards and Recognition

  • Rated by SuperLawyers, 2018
  • Awarded 10 Best Estate Planning Attorney, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2018
  • Awarded ‐ Leading Corporate and Commercial Law Advisor of the Year,
    Acquisition International Magazine, 2018
  • Awarded Best Commercial Law Boutique ‐ New York, Acquisition International Magazine, 2016
  • Awarded Best Law Boutique ‐ New York, Acquisition International Magazine, 2016