Attorneys

Daniel T. Altman

Co-Managing Partner

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights | Co-op and Condo Practice | Construction Law | Leases | Real Estate Transactions and Financing

Education

JD, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 1989
BS, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1990

Professional Associations & Memberships

New York State Bar Association | Commercial Leasing Committee | New York County Lawyers Association | Queens Borough President's Cooperative and Condominium Task Force


DANIEL T. ALTMAN is the Co-Managing Partner of the firm and is the head of the firm’s Transactional Department. In addition to running the day-to-day business of the firm, as the head of the firm’s Transactional Department, Mr. Altman leads a team of 11 highly skilled transactional attorneys representing clients in all facets of commercial real estate transactions, including, the buying, selling, leasing and financing of shopping centers, office buildings and multifamily properties throughout the United States. The complicated commercial transactions that Mr. Altman handles involve drafting Tenancy-in-Common (TIC) agreements, joint venture agreements, equity participations, purchase and sale agreements as well as reviewing and advising clients in the sophisticated mortgage and mezzanine financing of properties and developments.

Mr. Altman has 30 years of experience as a skilled leasing and transactional attorney with a strong deal-making mentality. Since 2010, Mr. Altman has represented one of the fastest growing international “fast casual” restaurant brands in the world advising them as a small startup through the period it became a public company by utilizing his creative deal making abilities and finding novel solutions to their real estate issues.

Mr. Altman has drafted and negotiated store, office, retail, triple net, ground, telecommunications and loft leases on behalf of both owners/developers and tenants, covering hundreds of thousands of square feet of leased space in office buildings, malls, strip centers and residential and commercial buildings throughout the United States.

Mr. Altman’s represents a broad spectrum of clients on both a national and local basis made up of publically traded REITS, international “fast casual” best in class restaurants, family-run generational real estate offices, commercial real estate brokers as well as private equity funds and ground-up developers.

Mr. Altman has been associated with the firm since 1990.  Mr. Altman is a 1989 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration, from the State University of New York at Albany.

Mr. Altman has been repeatedly recognized as a Super Lawyer by his peers and has served on the national board of directors of the Children’s Tumor Foundation since 2008.

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