Daniel Elias received his undergraduate degree in economics and music from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1982 and graduated from the State University of Buffalo School of Law in 1985. Admitted to the New York State Bar in February of 1986, he has been representing injured people ever since. He has been a featured lecturer at the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute and Westchester County Bar Association on the subject of Workers’ Compensation. He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Injured Workers’ Bar Association and The Society of New York Workers’ Compensation Bar Association. A descendant of the Jews of Spain, Daniel is fluent in Spanish. From personal injury actions to Workers’ Compensation claims and Social Security Disability hearings, Mr. Elias has extensive experience in representing injured and disabled clients.

Daniel also has a thriving music career. When he is not practicing law he can be found playing his clarinet at dances and parties. He has toured the world singing the songs of the Spanish Jews. He was the winner of the 1981 Harpur College Concerto competition.


  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York, 1985- J.D.
  • Harpur College, Binghamton, New York, 1982- B.A.- Major:Economics, Major:Music

Bar Admissions

New York, 1986

Areas of Practice

Labor Law
Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Social Security — Disability
Workers’ Compensation Law