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Biography

New York City attorney, Daniel J. Altaras, has spent years building his litigation experience to help his clients with all of their employment law issues. He has handled many cases from the original filings, the pleadings, and the motions, through the settlement conference or trial with tenacity and professionalism. Prior to joining Derek Smith Law Group, Daniel worked as a labor and employment attorney, learning the ins and outs of employment law and the issues that arise when dealing with a workforce from both sides of the case. Now, he proudly uses the skillset he has learned to help clients navigate the legal system.

Daniel greets each case and client with fierce tenacity and professionalism. His goal is to help his clients not only recover the compensation they deserve but restore their faith in humanity that allows them to re-enter the workforce and succeed in the next stages int heir lives. While Daniel has a heart of gold in the office and with each client he meets, he has the roar of a lion in the courtroom, striking fear in his opponents.

Publications
Separation of Synagogue and State in Israel, 36 Ariz. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 133 (2019)
Workplace Violence in the Twenty-First Century, For the Defense (January 2017)
MLBers Have Little to Gain, Much to Lose in Al Jazeera Suits, Law360 (January 7, 2016)
College Athletics Puts Title IX in the Spotlight, Law360 (September 11, 2015)

Membership

American Bar Association New York Bar Association

Admission

State Court (s): New York, New Jersey
Federal District Court (s): Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York,
District of New Jersey

Education

College: Yeshiva University, Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, cum laude
Law School: Brooklyn Law School, Juris Doctorate

Languages

English

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