Daniel S. Dornfeld
Daniel S. Dornfeld
Daniel S. Dornfeld is a partner in the Real Estate, IDA Benefits and Government Incentives, Corporate, and Cannabis practice groups.
Mr. Dornfeld focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate and development. He regularly handles purchase and sale agreements, IDA transactions, leases, and commercial mortgages. Mr. Dornfeld represents some of the largest and most respected real estate owners and developers in New York. His hands-on experience gives him a unique perspective on the needs of property owners and operators.
In the corporate and commercial law areas, Mr. Dornfeld represents start-up and mid-sized companies for a wide array of needs which include: sales, acquisitions, financings, operating, shareholder and partnership agreements, license agreements, consulting agreements, production and distribution agreements, and a variety of other commercial agreements.
Prior to joining the Firm, he was a co-founding member of Dornfeld and Nasis, LLP. In addition, Mr. Dornfeld worked at a large publicly traded real estate company where he ran the department responsible for collections, tenant litigation, billing, and lease administration. Prior to that, he served as general counsel to a prominent real estate developer and owner.
Mr. Dornfeld is an AV-rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, and has been selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Real Estate. He has authored several articles relating to leasing for The Realtor®.
- Boston University School of Law, 1993
- Colgate University B.A., 1990
- Boston University School of Management, M.B.A., 1994
- New York State Bar
- New Jersey State Bar
- United States Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- District of Columbia Bar
- Maine State Bar
- AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
- New York State Bar Association (Real Property Law Section)
- Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island (CIBS)
- The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Temple Beth David in Commack, NY, Parliamentarian
- President, Temple Beth David Brotherhood
- September 29, 2022
Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has a Combined Total of 42 Attorneys Selected to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
- June 3, 2022
Long Island Business News‘ WHO’s WHO in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law
- February 8, 2022
New York Real Estate Journal, “Early lease considerations for cannabis dispensaries (Part II)”
- January 11, 2022
New York Real Estate Journal, “Early lease considerations for cannabis dispensaries (Part I)”
- December 28, 2021
New York Real Estate Journal 2021 Year in Review: Daniel Dornfeld, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP
- September 25, 2018
Dornfeld Presents to the Commercial Network of the Long Island Board of Realtors
- May 10, 2018
Veterinary Practice Co-Chairs Speak at American Animal Hospital Association Panel
- February 2017
Forchelli Curto Deegan names Dornfeld co-chair of VPG; Tricolla appointed associate in the group — NYREJ
- December 2016
State of the State 2016: Daniel Dornfeld of Forchelli Law
- November 2015
Daniel Dornfeld Profile — NYREJ