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Daniel Bertaccini is an experienced complex commercial litigator whose practice focuses on representing financial institutions and financial services companies in individual and class actions, both in federal and state court.  Mr. Bertaccini litigates numerous civil litigation matters at both the trial and appellate level, with particular emphasis on civil procedure and class action litigation.

Mr. Bertaccini also regularly represents companies when interfacing with state attorneys general, including defending companies in individual state and multistate investigations.  In addition, Mr. Bertaccini has substantial experience conducting internal investigations, for example in response to shareholder demands.

Mr. Bertaccini is a member of Stroock’s eDiscovery and Information Governance Committee.


  • Member, Federal Bar Council


  • Co-author, “CAFA Jurisdiction over State Attorney General Parens Patriae Actions,” The Review of Banking and Financial Services, September 2013, Vol. 29, No. 9
  • Author, “To Disclose of Not to Disclose? CSX Corp., Total Return Swaps, and Their Implications for Schedule 13D Filing Purposes,” Cardozo Law Review, March 2009, Vol. 31, p. 267

Admitted To Practice

New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2010; Executive Editor, Cardozo Law Review, 2009-2010; Jacob Burns Medal for Outstanding Contribution to the Law School

B.A., Vassar College, 2004


Law Clerk, Hon. Loretta A. Preska, Chief United States District Judge, Southern District of New York, 2011-2012