Daniel M. Bernstein - Associate

Albany Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, Salutatorian  

University at Albany, State University of New York, M.S., B.A., summa cum laude


Practice Areas

Labor and Employment
Health Care


New York
U.S. District Court
Northern District of New York

Daniel M. Bernstein
Associate - ALBANY
9 Thurlow Terrace, Albany, NY 12203
PH: 518-462-3000 | FX: 518-462-4199 |
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Daniel Bernstein focuses his practice on litigation, health care, and labor and employment law. He represents clients in general litigation matters, including breach of contract, tort, and employment-related actions, and counsels and represents clients on a wide range of corporate matters involving:

  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Due diligence
  • Medicare and Medicaid audits
  • Tax-exempt bond financing
  • Pension benefits and severance pay plan agreements
  • Federal and state wage and hour matters
  • Federal and state Fair Credit Reporting Acts
  • Employee handbook drafting and review

Dan also represents medical students and graduates in residency and licensure matters. This includes a full range of counseling and assistance with matters involving the National Residency Match Program (“NRMP”) and the post-residency licensing process.

Before joining ICRH, Dan was an associate in the Albany office of Bond, Schoeneck & King.


New York Paid Family Leave Law Takes Effect January 1, 2018

Department of Labor Regulations Pertaining to Wage Payments Revoked

Employers and Election Day Laws

Court Decision on ACA’s 60-Day Repayment Rule Gives Providers Valuable Guidance, American Health Lawyers In-House Counselor, November 2015 (co-authored with James Lagios).

Hirer Beware: Avoiding Common FCRA Pitfalls with Employee Background Checks, The Primerus Paradigm, Fall 2015.



  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
In The Community
  • Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, Board Member (2015 – present)
  • Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, Board Member (2016 – present)
  • Jewish Family Services of Northeastern New York, Board Member (2014 – 2016)
  • Mifgash Community High School Program, Volunteer Teacher (Spring 2016 - present)
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Member (2015 – present)