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Daniel G. Egers represents developers, institutions, and non-profit organizations before the New York City Council, City Planning Commission, Board of Standards and Appeals, and Landmarks Preservation Commission. He represents clients in a variety of New York land use and zoning matters, including re-zonings, special permits, variances, designations and alterations of landmarked buildings, and air rights transactions. He also has experience in New York City and State government.


  • Land use and zoning


Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2013, 2017-2018 and 2022
  • Team Member, City & State, "Top 50 NYC Lobbyists," 2021  
  • Listed, City & State, Real Estate/Construction, 40 Under 40, 2021
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2013, 2015, and 2022
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Service Award, New York State Family Court, 2016
  • Recipient, "Emerald Award," Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces, 2010
  • Selected, Queens Courier "Star of Queens," 2008
  • Vice President, Lenox Hill Democratic Club, 2018
  • Vice President, Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association, 2017 – Present
  • Member, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 2017 – Present
  • Board of Directors of the Stuyvesant High School Alumni Association, 2013-Present
  • Member, New York City Bar Association's Committee on Land Use, Planning and Zoning, 2013-2016
  • Trustee, Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, 2012-2015
  • Member, Lawyers Division, UJA-Federation of New York


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2010
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Cornell Law School, Dean's List, 2007-2008
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 2006
    • Recipient, Peter F. Krogh Scholar Award
    • Selected, John Carroll Scholar
  • University of Oxford, Mansfield College, 2005-2006
  • New York