Dan is a founding partner of the firm with years of experience litigating complex commercial disputes, disputes concerning title to and possession of real estate and disputes arising from construction projects in both state and federal courts.
Claims representative of his practice include:
Breach of contract
Title insurance issues
Challenges to the validity of transfers
Claims for injunctive relief
Creditor's rights of claims
Enforcement of judgment and collections
Fraud and breach of fiduciary duty
Mortgage and mechanics lien foreclosures
Quiet title and bar claims
Dan's clients include both individuals and businesses in a broad range of industries, including:
Real estate development
Financial services and lending
Dan lives with his wife and two children in the Hudson Valley where he enjoys road cycling and running and is currently training for another marathon.
New York State
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Professional Associations and Memberships:
New York State Bar Association (Member, Business Law and Real Property Law Sections)
Westchester County Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
Associate Village Justice, Greenwood Lake, New York (May 2016-present)
Board of Directors, Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation
Orange County Chamber of Commerce
Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, cum laude, 2005
Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey, 2000
United General Title Insurance Company v. Karanasos, 2014 WL 4388277 (E.D.N.Y. 2014): Successfully appealed Bankruptcy Court's declination to deny the debtor discharge by application of the "continuous concealment doctrine".
United General Title Insurance Company v. RC Abstract, Inc., 36 Misc.3d 1238(A) (Sup. Ct. Westchester Cty. 2011): Successfully obtained summary judgment in favor of the title insurer against its agent and the agent's guarantor's based upon the agent's failure to properly investigate an objection to title.
Property Hackers, LLC v. Stewart Title Insurance Company, 96 A.D.3d 818 (2d Dept. 2012): Successfully obtained summary judgment dismissing the complaint against a title insurer where the claim pertained to eminent domain proceedings subsequent to the issuance of the policy.
Represented condominium in post-judgment fraudulent conveyance proceeding to recover $7.4 million dollar judgment from former condominium sponsor.