Wiggin and Dana LLP
D aniel L. Daniels is a partner in Wiggin and Dana LLP's Private Client Services Department. He divides his time between the firm’s Stamford and New York offices. Dan focuses his practice representing business owners, corporate executives and other wealthy individuals and their families.
Dan is included on Worth magazine’s list of the top 100 trust lawyers in the United States. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Dan is a co-author of the book, Trusts and Estates Legal Strategies (2008 Aspatore Books) and has written numerous articles on estate and succession planning for various publications, including Trusts and Estates magazine, Estate Planning magazine, Practical Tax Strategies magazine, the National Law Journal, Exempt Organization Review. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the CBA Estates and Probate Newsletter. He also has been quoted on trust and tax-related subjects in various periodicals, including the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and Financial Planning. Dan has a particular interest in working with owners of family- and closely-held businesses. He worked for several years in his own family’s third generation family business. He is a member of the Family Firm Institute and Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises, as well as Wiggin and Dana’s Closely Held Business Practice Group.