DANIEL D. EDELMAN is a Member of the Firm in the Litigation & Business Disputes practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. Mr. Edelman is a commercial litigator with over 25 years of experience handling all phases of complex commercial litigation and courtroom work. He has particular experience in antitrust, securities, trade secret, real estate, intellectual property, and fiduciary duty actions. In addition, he has represented commercial clients in a wide range of contract and tort-based actions in both federal and state courts as well as before arbitration panels, and successfully tried jury cases and brought appeals before federal and state appellate courts.
Mr. Edelman has been involved in some large and significant antitrust and securities cases, including multi-district class actions brought under federal and state statutes. In the antitrust context, he has litigated cases under the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act, the Commodities Exchange Act, and state antitrust laws involving such issues as price fixing, price discrimination, boycotts, attempted monopolization, and tying arrangements.
His securities litigation experience includes defending against individual, class action, and multidistrict claims brought under Section 10 of the Securities Exchange of 1934 as well as Sections 11 and 12 of the Securities Act of 1933. He played a leading role in several large accounting “restatement” cases (involving claims of securities fraud arising from companies’ restated financial results) and has defended against “short-swing profit” claims alleged pursuant to Section 16(b) of the 1934 Act.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Edelman was a litigation partner at a New York litigation boutique. Previously, he was a partner at two global law firms, handling all phases of litigation, from pleadings to motions practice, discovery, trials, and appeals. He also functioned as a special trial counsel for the City of New York, successfully trying several jury cases to verdict.
Mr. Edelman began his career as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert J. Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 1992)
- Articles Editor, Cardozo Law Review
- Princeton University (A.B., 1988)
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
- New York City Bar Association, Securities Litigation Committee