Daniel S.

Trusts & Estates


New York City & Uniondale

T: 212-687-2175

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About Daniel

Daniel S. Rubin’s practice concentrates on domestic and international estate and asset protection planning for high-net-worth individuals and their families. Additionally, he counsels clients on estate administrations and tax controversies, among many other matters.

Daniel is a distinguished presenter to various professional groups, and has written numerous articles on estate and asset protection planning matters for expert and scholarly publications.

Prior to joining Farrell Fritz, Daniel was a partner at Moses & Singer LLP.

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  • Brooklyn Law School
  • George Washington University
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation)

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Chair, Asset Protection Committee of ACTEC
  • Past President, Estate Planning Council of New York City, Inc.
  • Past Chair, International Estate Planning Committee, Trusts & Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association
  • Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners (STEP)
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Articles & Advisories

Tax Planning with Qualified Small Business Stock

Younger individuals (who may not yet be married or have children) are quite likely understandably less interested in the use…

March 14, 2022

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Liability for a Client’s Fraudulent Transfer

This past year has been such a dark time for many of us, so it seems appropriate to focus my…

December 18, 2020

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Legislative and Judicial Developments

The past year has seen numerous important legislative and judicial developments in asset protection planning. Although self-settled trusts continue to…

December 18, 2019

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Minimize Creditor Challenges to Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts

Certain structures may work better than others. In May, we published an article in this journal entitled “Alaska Supreme Court…

October 18, 2018

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What to Ask Before Writing a Living Will

Do I Need a Living Will? Yes, according to some experts. “Every single person should have a living will –…

June 24, 2022

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Crain’s New York Business People on the Move – Daniel S. Rubin

Daniel S. Rubin, a nationally recognized Trust & Estates Lawyer and ACTEC Fellow, has joined Farrell Fritz as a Partner…

March 01, 2022

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Press Releases

22 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2022 Leading Lawyers in Their Respective Areas of Practice

Farrell Fritz has a combined total of 22 attorneys selected to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New…

September 29, 2022

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21 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2023 Leading Lawyers by Best Lawyers

Farrell Fritz congratulates 17 attorneys on being selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2023.…

August 18, 2022

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Daniel S. Rubin Joins Farrell Fritz as a Partner in its Trusts & Estates Group

Farrell Fritz is pleased to welcome Daniel S. Rubin to its New York City office as a partner in the…

February 09, 2022

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Best Lawyers

New York Metro: Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates, 2010-present

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Best Lawyers

Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, 2021

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Super Lawyers

New York Metro (Estate Planning & Probate) 2007-Present

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AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

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Bloomberg BNA

Tax Portfolio Author of the Year

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Worth Magazine

Top 100 Attorneys – Private Clients