Daniel is a Senior Associate in MKCI’s New York City office. His practice concentrates on defending manufacturers and distributors in product liability and catastrophic tort lawsuits related to vehicular product liability claims. He handles cases involving allegations of injuries related to restraint systems (seat belts and airbags), fuel systems, suspension/steering systems, throttle control/unintended acceleration, and vehicle handling, stability, rollover and crashworthiness for automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, off-road/ recreational vehicles, and personal watercraft.
Prior to joining MKCI, Daniel was a litigation associate defending insurance company clients and their insured property owners, commercial business owners, commercial tenants, and general contractors and subcontractors in lawsuits related to property damage, bodily injury, and intellectual property claims. Additionally, Daniel has handled all aspects of trademark prosecution and other related intellectual property matters. He also has experience defending municipal entities, property developers, and contractors in large scale construction accident claims involving New York’s Labor law.
On a personal level, Daniel participates in a mentor program for undergraduate students at Marist College that are interested in becoming future lawyers. He is also a yoga teacher at various studios throughout New York City.
Daniel obtained an LL.M. in Intellectual Property law from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, where he was a member of the Touro Law Review. Additionally, Daniel received a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration, with an accreditation extended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and Philosophy, from Marist College.