Daniel Foodman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Miami, FL

WNF Law, PL - Waserstein Nunez & Foodman
 | 1111 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2200
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-760-8500
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Before entering private practice, Daniel Foodman served as a state prosecutor in Miami-Dade County for three years, a tenure during which he tried to completion over forty cases, from misdemeanors to homicides.  His trial experience includes a three-week criminal trial carried live on Court TV, which received national and international media exposure.

In only his fifth year of practice, Mr. Foodman received the highest recognition given for professional excellence, skills and integrity, AV-rated trial attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.  

Mr. Foodman is also certified as a public accountant (CPA), a fraud examiner and a anti-money laundering specialist. 

Mr. Foodman focuses his practice on civil and criminal litigation, anti money laundering compliance, taxation and family law.  His experience includes cases involving fraud, breach of contract, trade secrets, accounting malpractice, tortious interference, insurance and divorce, among others.  

He utilizes his law enforcement and investigative experience and his background in accounting and taxation to create innovative legal strategies for clients in both civil and criminal matters.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%)

Family Law (20%)

Criminal Defense (20%)


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Rising Stars: 2010

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About Daniel Foodman

Admitted: 2000, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://wnflaw.com/profile_foodman.php

Honors and Awards:

  • 40 Under 40, Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2011
  • Mover and Shaker Award, South Florida Business Leader Magazine, 2011
  • Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars, 2010
  • Top Up and Comers, Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation, South Florida Legal Guide, 2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell:  Rated AV, Preeminent 5.0 out of 5, the highest recognition given for professional excellence, skills and integrity; , Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida 
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court, District of Columbia, 2008
  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2001
  • Florida Bar, 2000

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • B.E.S.T. - Building Empowerment by Stopping Trafficking by hosting training programs, 2012
  • United Way of Miami Dade, General & Endowment Investment Sub-Committee, 2012
  • Temple Beth Am Day School, Board Member , 2012
  • University of Miami President's Council, 2010

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "The IRS Race for International Tax Compliance", Speaker, FIBA Webinar March 2013, 2013
  • Financial Instiutitons Beware:  The Government Will Fine You for Non-Compliance, South Florida Legal Guide, Author, Financial Institutions Beware: The Government will Fine You for Non-Compliance, South Florida Legal Guide, 2008 Edition, 2008
  • ACAMS Today (7th Annual Conference Edition) - "Reducing Money Laundering in Casinos, Author, ACAMS Today (7th Annual Conference Edition), ACAMS Today, Association Of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, 2007

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • *Negotiated and structured bank relationship agreements for clients. 
  • *Assisted with the formulation of internal controls and implementation of compliance programs. 
  • Prosecuted and defended economic crimes, including money laundering. 
  • *Obtained a favorable settlement prior to filing a complaint on behalf of a plaintiff in accounting malpractice action resulting from an employee embezzlement scheme.
  • *Defended client in a three-week criminal trial that received national and international media exposure and was carried live on Court TV. 
  • *Tried more than 40 cases to completion
  • *Represented a foreign embassy and individuals referred by it, including displomats and Royal family members, in criminal, civil and regulatory matters.

Educational Background:

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1999 , 1999
  • University of Miami, Masters of Science in Taxation, 1996
  • The American University, Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Major, 1995

Industry Groups

  • Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
  • Civil And Criminal Litigation
  • Taxation And Family Law
Office Location for Daniel Foodman

1111 Brickell Avenue
Suite 2200
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: 305-760-8500


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Last Updated: 1/26/2015

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