Education . . .

St. John’s University School of Law JD, 2002.
University of Connecticut BA, 1999

Bar Admissions . . .

New York State
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Professional Associations . . .

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers Board Member, 2019

Honors & Awards . . .

Super Lawyer 2018 and 2019
Judge J. Edward Lumbard Fellow 2001

Speaking Engagements . . .

Dan Lectures for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers annually on the subject of Municipal Liability

Published Works . . .

Navigating the Waters in the Wake of Rodriguez, NYLJ 7/25/18
The Spoliation Cause of Action: A Vampire in the Court System, NYLJ 4/24/17
Don’t Fear the Repo: The UCC, an Unlikely Ally in a Personal Injury Case, NYLJ 4/20/16



Dan’s legal career began at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office where he was appointed Assistant District Attorney in 2003. As an A.D.A. in the A34 Trial Bureau, he tried several Felony and Misdemeanor matters including armed robbery cases, firearm possession and assault.  After his tenure at the D.A.’s office, Dan was a Court Attorney for the Bronx Supreme Court, Criminal Division under two Administrative Justices.  Immediately prior to joining the Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek, Dan served as trial lawyer at two prestigious plaintiff firms.  

Dan lectures four times annually for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers on the area of Municipal Liability and co-authors their Municipal Liability materials.  Some of Dan’s articles have been published in the New York Law Journal.

Daniel J. Solinsky
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