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Daniel D. Edelman

Daniel D. Edelman is a partner with twenty-five years of complex commercial litigation experience. Prior to Kaplan Rice, Dan worked at large, major global law firms, handling all phases of litigation from pleadings to motions practice, discovery, trials and appeals. He has particular expertise representing Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions including hedge funds and private equity firms in securities, antitrust, trade secrets, contractual and fiduciary duty cases. Dan also functioned as a special trial counsel for the City of New York successfully trying several jury cases to verdict.

Dan’s most recent representations have included:

Dan’s securities litigation experience includes defending against individual, class action and multi-district claims brought under Section 10 of the Securities Exchange of 1934 as well as Sections 11 and 12 of the Securities Act of 1933. Dan played a leading role in several large accounting restatement cases, including most notably in the In re Cendant Securities Litigation. He has also defended against “short swing profits” claims alleged pursuant to Section 16(b) of the 1934 Act.

Dan’s antitrust experience has included representing:

Dan is a graduate of Princeton University and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where he was articles editor of the Cardozo Law Review. He began his career as a law clerk for a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York.

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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. 1992 Articles Editor, Cardozo Law Review

Princeton University, A.B. in History, 1988.

Hon. Robert J. Ward, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1992-1994

Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP, Dec. 2008 – Jan. 2017

Shareholder, Heller Ehrman LLP, March 2001 – Oct. 2008

Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Oct. 1994 – Feb. 2001

"Commencement of the Action,” NYSBA, Federal Civil Practice: A Primer" (December 5, 2013);

"CFTC and SEC Propose New Anti-Manipulation Rules for Swaps and Securities-Based Swaps," The Antitrust Counselor, Issue 192 (December 2010);

"Outside Counsel: ‘Twombly and Parallel Conduct Claims in the Second Circuit," New York Law Journal, Vol. 244, No. 10 (July 15, 2010); and

Various client alerts for prior law firms.

New York State

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

American Bar Association

Association of the City Bar of New York

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