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Daniel L. Abrams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in New York, NY

Law Office of Daniel L. Abrams
1250 Broadway, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 646-434-8935
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1996
Education: Yale Law School
Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Plaintiff (60%), Business Litigation (40%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel L. Abrams is a legal malpractice attorney in New York, New York, with over 25 years of legal experience. Mr. Abrams is the owner of the Law Office of Daniel L. Abrams, PLLC, and represents clients throughout the New York City area.

As a legal malpractice lawyer, Mr. Abrams represents plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving breach of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest, fee disputes, legal ethics and other issues. In addition to legal malpractice, he has experience with business litigation and arbitration, serving a wide variety of individuals, businesses and corporations.

In recognition of his accomplishments and commitment to professional ethics, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Abrams an AV Preeminent* rating. This highest available rating is presented to select attorneys demonstrating exceptional legal capability and ethical standards.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Abrams is a valued member of his legal community. He belongs to the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, sitting on various committees over the years. He is also a member of the Association of the Professional Responsibility Lawyers and regularly speaks on legal ethics for various bar associations and serves as a consultant on ethical issues.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree, Mr. Abrams graduated from Yale Law School, where he was an Olin Fellow of Law and Economics. He is licensed to practice law before all New York state courts, the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 6th Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 40%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Legal Malpractice

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Daniel L. Abrams

First Admitted: 1996, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.lawyerquality.com/about/

Educational Background

  • The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York, 1996
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar
  • Nassau County Bar
  • Member of The Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  •  Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Ethics Committee, 2014 - 2017
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Professional Responsibility Committee and the Subcommittee on Lawyer Promotion and Advertising, 2004-2007
  • Member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit United States Court of Appeals, and Tenth Circuit United States Court of Appeals

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Guest Lecturer at Suffolk Law School
  • When Case-Within-A-Case Method Helps Plaintiff Prove Legal Malpractice, New York Legal Ethics Reporter, May 2015, http://www.newyorklegalethics.com/when-case-within-a-case-method-helps-plaintiffs-prove-legal-malpractice/
  • Practical Ethics Considerations for Lawyers Hired to Fix or Mitigate Legal Malpractice, New York Legal Ethics Reporter, April 2017, http://www.newyorklehalethics.com/#feature-4530
  • Practical Ethics Considerations for Lawyers Hired to Fix or Mitigate Legal Malpractice, New York Legal Ethics Reporter, April 2017, http://www.newyorklehalethics.com/#feature-4530
  • Ethics of Legal Writing, Lawline, 2012-2021
  • Ethics of Listening, and Not Listening Client, Lawline, 2015-2021
  • Ethics of Listening, and Not Listening Client, Lawline, 2015-2021
  • Avoiding Ethics Violations and Legal Malpractice, Lawline, 2016-2020
  • Prosecuting Legal Malpractice Claims, Lawline, 2010-2018
  • Ethics and the Reasonable Fee, New York City Bar Association, 2016-2021
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Office Location for Daniel L. Abrams

1250 Broadway
36th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 646-434-8935

Last Updated: 9/8/2021

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