Daniel J. Halperin

Attorney

Portrait of Daniel J. Halperin

Daniel J. Halperin is a skilled bankruptcy attorney and litigator, having worked with numerous clients in Chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, and fiduciaries. He also has extensive experience representing clients in commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts across Florida.

Daniel received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where he received several honors: Order of the Barristers, Cali Excellence of the Future Award: Reorganization in Bankruptcy; and the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award: Evidence, Secured Transactions. Additionally, he earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami School of Business, with concentrations in Mergers & Acquisitions and International Business.

During his first year of practice, Daniel received the Dermot S. McGlinchey Commitment to Pro Bono Award.

A graduate of the University of Central Florida, Daniel received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in Marketing.

 

Areas of Concentration

  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Claims and Priorities Subcommittee, Vice-Chair, 2019 – 2020
  • University of Miami Business Law Review, Volume 26, Alumni Editor
  • Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, Executive Vice President

Awards and Recognition

  • 2016 Conrad Duberstein National Bankruptcy Competition: Finalist
  • 2016 Cristol Kahn Pascay Bankruptcy Competition: 1st Place
  • 2016 St. John’s Securities Triathlon Competition: 2nd Place in Negotiations
  • 2017 Conrad Duberstein National Bankruptcy Competition: 2nd Place, Honorable Mention Best Brief
  • 2018 Cristol Kahn Pascay Bankruptcy Competition: 1st Place, Best Oralist
  • 2018 Dermot McGlinchey Commitment to Pro-Bono Award
  • Cali Excellence of the Future Award: Reorganization in Bankruptcy
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award: Evidence
  • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award: Secured Transactions

Articles, Publications & Lectures

  • Co-Author, Can PPP Litigation Spur SCOTUS Review of the Chevron Doctrine?, 39-APR AM. BANKR. INST. J. 66 (Oct. 2020)
  • Coauthor, How New Fla. Real Estate Remedies May Benefit Lenders, Law360, (July 10, 2020)
  • Coauthor, Eye of the Evaluator: The Role of Contingent Liabilities, 37-APR AM. BANKR. INST. J. 24 (April 2018)
  • Daniel Halperin, Pride and Prejudice: In re Motors Liquidation, 36-APR AM. BANKR. INST. J. 52 (April 2017)
  • Contributing Author, The Bankruptcy Claims Handbook, ABA PUB. (2d ed. forthcoming)
  • University of Miami Forum on Third-Party Financing in Bankruptcy Litigation (Nov. 2016): Panelist, Author

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2018
  • M.B.A, University of Miami School of Business, 2018
  • B.S., University of Central Florida, 2014

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

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