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Daniel M. Seiden

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New York, New York

After earning his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University, graduating cum laude with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Law, Daniel Seiden earned his Juris Doctor degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. At Cardozo School of Law, Mr. Seiden was awarded the Monrad Paulson Scholarship, the most prestigious and selective scholarship offered by the school. Mr. Seiden joined Block O’Toole & Murphy in September 2015, following his internship with the firm.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Seiden worked at the Office of the Attorney General for the State of New York, assisting with the prosecution of businesses and individuals engaged in fraudulent, deceptive, or illegal trade practices, and served as a judicial intern for the Honorable George J. Silver of the New York County Supreme Court.

Mr. Seiden has since earned a reputation as a skilled young lawyer. Since 2018, Mr. Seiden has been selected to the ‘Rising Stars’ list by Super Lawyers, an honor reserved for attorneys that exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in the New York Metro area receive this distinguished award. Additionally, in 2021, Mr. Seiden was selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, an organization exclusively composed of the top trial lawyers from each region who are below the age of 40. Membership to this organization is granted only to trial lawyers who demonstrate excellent qualifications, results, and leadership as a young lawyer.

Since joining the firm, Mr. Seiden has assisted in recovering large verdicts and settlements for clients, including:

  • $7,300,000 for construction worker who suffered an arm amputation when he fell from an unsecured ladder
  • $5,850,000 for a client that required multiple spine surgeries as the result of a ceiling collapse
  • $5,000,000 for a father that lost his life as the result of a T-bone collision
  • $4,150,000 for a man that underwent neck and back surgeries as the result of a car accident
  • $3,800,000 for a truck driver that was injured as the result of a defective product
  • $3,000,000 for a worker that was injured when a ladder and scaffold collapsed beneath him
  • $2,900,000 settlement for a woman who required bilateral total knee replacements as the result of an automobile accident
  • $2,500,000 for a 26-year-old mail clerk rear-ended by a distracted tractor trailer driver
  • $2,300,000 for a mechanic that sustained facial and vertebral fractures while performing repair work
  • $2,200,000 for a man who suffered serious neck injuries as the result of a rear-end car accident
  • $2,000,000 for a painter who fell from a closed A-Frame ladder
  • $1,750,000 award for a retired police officer that suffered spinal and knee injuries as the result of a car crash
  • $1,750,000 award for rear-end accident victim struck by a company-owned car on the Cross Island Expressway
  • $1,600,000 for a man that sustained severe back injuries as the result of a side swipe automobile accident
  • $1,500,000 settlement for an injured passenger on the commuter train that crashed into Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour on September 29, 2016
  • $1,500,000 for a woman who was rear-ended by a tractor trailer and sustained low back and shoulder injuries
  • $1,400,000 for asbestos worker who suffered leg and back injuries after scaffold fall
  • $1,325,000 settlement for a man that suffered serious neck and back injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident
  • $1,300,000 settlement for pedestrian struck by a vehicle while she was crossing the street with the walk sign in her favor
  • $1,225,000 settlement for a Suffolk County man who suffered serious spine injuries as a result of a motor vehicle collision

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2016
  • New Jersey, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York City Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association