Daniel B. Faizakoff P.C., Attorneys & Counselors at Law is a premier boutique NYC law firm driven to build small businesses, protect families, and preserve wealth. They promise their clients the warmth and personalized service that they require and deserve and pride themselves on delivering on that promise.
Daniel B. Faizakoff, senior partner, is admitted to the New York State Bar and New Jersey State Bar in 1997, and the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern District of New York, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He has been practicing in the fields of corporate and commercial law and estate planning.
As an accomplished estate planner, Daniel assists his clients in the preparation and execution of sophisticated estate plans designed to protect their families and their assets from exposure to estate and gift taxes.
He also assists his clients in the boardroom with a broad spectrum of contractual matters ranging from corporate structuring, acquisitions and negotiation to drafting and reviewing contracts and commercial leases.
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.
Daniel represented The Trump Organization in the purchase of the Doral PGA Championship Golf Course and Resort, represented Glaxo Wellcome, world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, in a multi-million dollar complex drug litigation, represented numerous Fortune 500 corporations including AIG, KFC, Porsche, Honda, Hyundai, Chrysler and Cummins, acted as National Coordinating Counsel team member for the highly publicized Fen-Phen Multi District Litigation and represented real estate developers Helmsley-Spear and Zaar.
With a desire for closer client contact, Daniel entered private practice in 2002 and has since enjoyed his congenial relationships with his varied clients.
Daniel graduated from Yeshiva University with a B.A. in English Literature and received his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was the Publications Editor for the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender. He holds Super Lawyers coveted rating, he is a former Junior Committee member of Project Sunshine, a non-profit organization providing free programming to children with medical challenges and their families; he is actively involved in the organizational development and pro bono legal work for Manhattan Jewish Experience; and is an avid world traveler and rescue SCUBA diver.
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