|University ||Emory University, B.A. Phi Beta Kappa|
|Law School||Boston University School of Law, J.D.|
|Admitted||2009, New Jersey; 2009, Pennsylvania|
DANIEL E. FIERSTEIN is an Associate in the Construction Group of Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC and focuses his practice on construction law.
Dan counsels clients at all tiers of the construction industry, including general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, and design professionals. He represents these clients at all phases of construction from contract negotiation through project closeout. Dan has considerable experience prosecuting and defending a variety of construction claims, including mechanics' liens, bond claims, contractual claims, and bid protests. Dan's approach is to help the client define its goals--whether that means bringing a project to completion while avoiding litigation or vigorously pursuing a claim for non-payment--and to achieve those objectives in the most cost effective and efficient manner as the circumstances will allow.
Dan serves as an Associate Editor to the Firm's construction blog, Construction Law Signal. He is conversationally proficient in Spanish.
Prior to joining Cohen Seglias, Dan was a summer associate at a large law firm in Philadelphia. He also served as an intern for the Honorable Jane Cutler Greenspan. While in law school, Dan authored Kosovo's Declaration of Independence: an Incident Analysis of Legality, Policy and Future Implications, 26 B.U. Int'l L.J. 417 and participated in the Boston University Asylum & Human Rights Clinic.
· American Bar Association (ABA) - Member of the Forum on the Construction Industry Section
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Supreme Court's Pass on Berks Products Impacts PA Contractors
Jason A. Copley,Daniel E. Fierstein, April 23, 2014
Counterintuitive as it may seem, courts can exert significant influence by deciding not to consider a case. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania did just that on April 1, 2014 when it decided not to consider an appeal in the Berks Products Corp. v. Arch Insurance Co. case (Berks). The underlying case...
New Permitting and Licensure Requirements Take Effect in Philadelphia
Daniel E. Fierstein,Catherine Nguyen, January 8, 2014
As we reflect upon the past year, few in the Delaware Valley will forget the fateful day in June when a building located at 22nd and Market Streets collapsed in the midst of demolition work performed by contractor Griffin Campbell, which claimed six lives. In an effort to improve safety and prevent...
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