Daniel P. Rifkin


Daniel P . Rifkin has litigated a broad array of civil litigation actions, with particular expertise in numerous fields of personal injury practice, having represented clients engaged in suits concerning construction/labor law matters, premises liability, slip and fall claims, motor vehicle claims, nursing home liability, and general negligence actions. He has further experience handling commercial real estate and other commercial disputes. Daniel has successfully practiced at both the trial court and appellate levels, and displays comprehensive skill in both courtroom advocacy and negotiation proceedings, obtaining the most favorable results possible for his clients. 

Daniel was recognized in the 2023 and 2024 editions of the Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch  in the following categories:


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Law: Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs

Daniel was also selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2021-2023. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. 


Juris Doctorate, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Master of Arts, Georgetown University
Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University

State Bar and Court Admissions

New York State
New Jersey
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York

Associations  and Honors

New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch (2023-2024): 
- Commercial Litigation

- Medical Malpractice (Defendants)

- Personal Injury (Defendants)

- Personal Injury (Plaintiffs)

Super Lawyers Rising Stars - 2021-2023