Daniel S. Dornfeld

Daniel S. Dornfeld

Daniel S. Dornfeld


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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