William_E__Daks

Senior Counsel

William E. Daks

Contact

Location

685 Third Avenue
18th Floor
New York, NY 10017
P (212) 999-7100
F (212) 999-7139

400 Connell Drive
Suite 1100
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
P (973) 265-9901
F (973) 265-9925

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Bio

William Daks is senior counsel in WSHB’s New York  office where he practices in a variety of civil litigation matters, including construction/labor law, automotive litigation, property damage, catastrophic injury and asbestos defense. William has experience handling complex litigation for individuals, small businesses, transportation companies, bus and transit service providers, common carriers, and public entities. He represents a number of small to large companies throughout New York in all facets of litigation. William previously interned for the Honorable Martin Solomon in Kings County Supreme Court and the New York City Police Department’s Legal Bureau, Civil Enforcement Unit. During law school, William served as the Vice Chair of the Moot Court Association where he coached and competed in numerous competitions across the United States. He presently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Baruch College (CUNY), where he teaches the Fundamentals of Business Law, which is an entry level law course for all students attending the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. In his free time, William is a half-marathon participant and an avid baseball fan.

 

Education

New York Law School (J.D., 2011)

Baruch College (B.A., 2008, magna cum laude)

Licensed to Practice in:

New York
New Jersey

Practice Areas

Construction
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  • Defend owners and contractors in claims involving New York Labor Law, Sections 200, 240(1) and 241(6).
  • Defense of owners and contractors in breach of contract and negligence claims.
General Liability and Casualty
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  • Defend all aspects of premises liability including trip and falls due to purported defects, slip and falls involving inclement weather, and property damage.
Transportation
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  • Representation of transportation companies in personal injury actions involving buses, transit vehicles, taxis, limousines, and tractor-trailers.

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Memberships

Secretary, New York City Bar Association, Tort Litigation Committee

Member, New York County Lawyers Association

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Baruch College (CUNY)

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