Daniel Branower is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer with more than 15 years of experience handling complex commercial litigation, as well as employment-related litigation and counseling. He has successfully represented clients in partnership disputes, securities matters, employment and restrictive covenant matters, and real estate disputes in both the state and federal courts throughout New York and New Jersey.  Daniel also has substantial experience in a variety of forums for arbitration and with federal and state law relating to arbitration.  In addition, Daniel routinely advises employers, professionals, and executives on employment agreements, separation agreements, and restrictive covenants.

Prior to joining Russo PLLC, Daniel worked for law firms in New York City and New Jersey, and also managed his own practice in New York City which focused on commercial litigation for businesses and individuals.  Daniel began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, New York, where he tried felony and misdemeanor cases before juries and judges.

Daniel received his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of New York and New Jersey and to the federal courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, District of New Jersey, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.



  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1998

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

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