New York, New York
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Daniel Zinman


Mr. Zinman is a counsel at Kriss & Feuerstein LLP and focuses his practice primarily on the firm’s bankruptcy and litigation matters.  Mr. Zinman’s experience includes representing debtors, creditors committees, bond holders, secured creditors, trustees, brokers and potential purchasers of property in a variety of bankruptcy cases and complex litigation matters, including the following:  Borders Bookstores (debtor), Adelphia Communications Corp. (creditors committee), WorldCom (bondholders), Enron Corp. (creditor/defendant; asset purchaser), Bank of New England (bondholder) and Lehr Construction (Ch. 11 Trustee).  Mr. Zinman previously served as a law clerk to Judge Jeremiah Berk in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


  • Marc D. Rosenberg and Daniel N. Zinman, Absent Sublease Recognition Agreement, the Rejection of a Prime Lease in a Bankruptcy Case Leaves a Sublessee Largely Out in the Cold, 44 N.Y. Real Prop. L.J. 12 (Summer 2016).
  • Daniel N. Zinman and Jeffrey R. Gleit, Maximizing Value: Borders Intellectual Property Sale Points the Way Forward, Turnaround & Workouts (Feb. 2013).
  • Daniel N. Zinman, Is Diamond Forever? The Aftermath of Resolution Trust Corporation v. Diamond, 23 N.Y. Real Prop. L.J. 136 (1995).
  • Note, Daniel N. Zinman, Diamond is the RTC’s Best Friend: Federal Preemption and the Balance of the Term of Rent Regulated Leases Under RTC v. Diamond, 22 Ford. Urb. L.J. 1295 (1995).


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY
    • J.D. – 1996
    • Notes and Articles Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal
  • Brandeis University, Waltham, Ma.
    • B.A. – 1992