Daniel G. Ecker, a partner with the firm and its managing attorney, is an experienced civil litigation and trial attorney who handles a wide variety of personal injury matters. Dan was previously a partner at a national defense firm, and he uses that experience to great advantage on behalf of the firm’s clients. Dan has tried numerous cases to verdict, and also argued numerous appeals, in both state and federal courts.
Dan received his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in 1996 and his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 1993. He is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York, the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Dan also lectures frequently on risk management strategies for lawyers. Dan is a member of several bar associations, including the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), the Westchester County Bar Association, and the Justice Brandeis Law Society (JBLS). He is a long-time member of the NYSBA’s Trial Lawyers Section, including as a member of its Executive Committee, as Chair of its Lawyers Professional Liability and Ethics Committee, and as a recipient of its 2015 Exceptional Contributions Award. He is also a member of JBLS’s Executive Committee. Dan also serves on the board of The Sharing Shelf, an organization that collects and distributes clothing and school supplies to children in Westchester County, New York.
Dan cares deeply about the firm’s clients, which is why he will take your personal injury case very personally and will do all he can to help you.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Slip/Trip and Fall Accidents
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Construction Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Defective Products
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Medical Malpractice
- New York, 1997
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1996, J.D.
- Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1993, B.A.