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Daniel J. Stermer, Principal   

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

LEWIS B. FREEMAN & PARTNERS, INC.
2000-Present

Principal

Assist and manage Court-appointed fiduciary, including, but not limited to, receivers and assignees for the benefit of creditors, in carrying out all aspects of their duties and responsibilities. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: day to day operation of receivership/assignment; coordinate and assist professionals of receiver/assignee, including but not limited to legal counsel, accountants, and other professionals; investigate and determine what assets are estate property; recovery and disposition of assets of the estate; and coordinate claims process, including but not limited to, creation of process and analysis of claims. Consult and strategize with clients with regard to potential/ongoing governmental investigations/prosecutions.

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL AFFAIRS
STATE OF FLORIDA
1996-2000

Assistant Attorney General
Economic Crimes Litigation Unit
Commence and participate in all facets of civil enforcement pre-complaint investigations and litigation related to Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act, from inception of investigation through trial; coordinate and participate in various federal/state/local enforcement actions and prosecutions; commence and participate in litigation in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

OFFICE OF THE BRONX COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY
1998-1996

Special Assistant United States Attorney
Southern District of New York - Organized Crime Unit
Cross-designated for a federal/state investigation/prosecution that has resulted in thirteen pleas of guilty and two convictions after trial; initiated original state prosecution.

Assistant District Attorney
Major Case Narcotics Investigation Unit/Housing Task Force
Selected to serve in federally funded prosecuting high volume narcotics trafficking and related violent crime, including homicide, occurring in public housing projects; authorize and draft search warrants; debriefed confidential informants; and investigated street gangs.

Assistant District Attorney
Narcotics Bureau
Participated in all facets of extensive litigation, from pretrial motions and hearings to felony judge and jury trials; including sale of narcotics to undercover police officers and possession of guns and drugs; voir dire, witness examination, expert witness testimony, and summations; presentation of cases to the Grand Jury; conducted extensive plea bargaining with judges and attorneys; and handling of multiple cases simultaneously in an effective, expeditious manner.

Assistant District Attorney
Appeals Bureau
Researched, briefed and argued in excess of twenty-five cases before Appellate Division, First Department; litigated federal habeas corpus petitions in the Southern District of New York; litigated post-judgment motions, extradition and rendition proceedings, Article 78 petitions and mental competency law, during which witnesses were often presented.

 

EDUCATION

bulletTouro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Juris Doctorate
 
bulletState University of New York at Bighamton
B.A. Political Science

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

bulletFederal Southern District of New York Bar, Member 1989
bulletEastern District of New York Bar, Member 1989
bulletState of New York Bar, Member 1989
bulletState of Florida Bar, Member 1995
 
 
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