EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, INSIGHT
Daniel Wotman, the firm’s principal, sharpened his litigation, trial and negotiation skills working on complex litigation and corporate and real estate deals in the large Manhattan law firms of Whitman & Ransom and Greenberg Traurig.
Wotman Law provides the depth of legal experience, knowledge and insight that clients require when faced with challenging complex litigation before the Federal Courts in New York and the specialized Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Courts.
Mr. Wotman is a seasoned New York State and Federal Court commercial litigator, having conducted and won numerous trials, hearings and decisions and achieved many favorable settlements for his clients. Mr. Wotman has also negotiated and closed profitable corporate and real estate transactions for his clients.
As a boutique litigation and transactional firm, Wotman Law has the ability to provide services under various alternative fee arrangements, other than straight hourly billing, including hybrid fee agreements, success-based fee agreements and flat fee arrangements.
Daniel Wotman recently settled a partnership litigation in the Supreme Court, Commercial Division, on behalf of the beneficiaries of a deceased 25 percent partner in a 270 Unit Apartment Complex in New York City where the beneficiaries received a 25 percent fair-market share (rather than lower statutory date of death valuation) of the sale of the entire partnership property for $39.5 million.
Daniel Wotman recently won an appeal in the Appellate Division, Second Department, on behalf of a property owner against Encompass, a division of Allstate Insurance Company, reversing the lower court and reinstating claims against Encompass for deceptive business practices and punitive damages through a general policy of denying, delaying and defending against insurance claims.