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Daniel M. Horowitz

Associate

Overview

Daniel Horowitz maintains a wide-ranging complex commercial litigation practice with particular emphasis on large-scale business disputes, antitrust, and constitutional actions. He has represented a Fortune 500 company in antitrust actions across the country brought by some of the nation’s largest retailers. His numerous matters raising constitutional issues include counseling on the constitutionality of proposed legislation in New York state and drafting amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the New York Court of Appeals. In his active pro bono practice, Daniel has also addressed constitutional issues in § 1983 prisoner litigation and has represented clients in divorce actions through Her Justice.

Before joining Holwell Shuster & Goldberg, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Priscilla R. Owen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Hon. Frederic Block of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. A film and television production major at New York University, before law school, Daniel worked in the independent film industry in New York.

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

  • Visa Inc. and its subsidiaries in various matters, including their defense against class and individual antitrust actions brought by virtually every merchant in the United States and alleging hundreds of billions of dollars in damages.
  • A FinTech firm on antitrust issues connected to the formation of a joint venture of some of the world’s largest asset managers.
  • Pro bono representations of multiple inmates in § 1983 actions involving unconstitutional conditions of confinement.
  • Pro bono representation of an asylum seeker in a successful appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals.

News and Writings

Writings

  • The Death and Resurrection of the Required-Records Doctrine, 86. Miss. L.J. 513 (2017) (co-authored with Stephen K. Wirth)
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Clerkships

  • Hon. Frederic Block, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2015 – 2016
  • Hon. Priscilla R. Owen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014 – 2015

Education

Cornell Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2014; Order of the Coif; Charles Evans Hughes Scholar; Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review; Champion, 2012 Cuccia Cup Moot Court Tournament; Executive Bench Editor, Cornell Moot Court Board)

New York University (B.F.A., 2009, with honors)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas 
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