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Daniel L. Master


Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Adjunct Associate Professor, St. John's University, 2016-present
  • Principles of Legal Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 1994-2000; 2002-2005; 2007; 2020-present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School, 1991-2002
  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1991-1993
  • Marden Fellow in Law, New York University School of Law, 1991
  • Instructor, New York University School of Law, 1985-1987
  • Lecturer in Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1981-1983
  • Associate in Law, Boston College Law School, 1980-1981
  • Visiting Fellow, Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1980-1981


  • Acting District Attorney, Richmond County, 2015-2016
  • Chief Assistant District Attorney, Richmond County, 2004-2015
  • Counsel to the Borough President, Staten Island, 1992-2004
  • Litigation Associate, Shea & Gould, 1988-1989
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Richared A. Daronco, U.S. District Court, SDNY, 1987-1988
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Mark A. Constantino, U.S. District Court, EDNY, 1983-1985


  • University of Cambridge, M. Phil. 2007
  • Columbia University School Law School, LL.M. 1990
  • Georgetown University Law School, J.D. 1980
    Special Projects Editor, Law Review
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.A. (English) 1977
  • Rutgers College, A.B. (History) 1975 with Highest Honors


  • “The Disenfranchisement of Ex-Felons by E. A. Hall,” Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 45, Number 5 (2006), pp. 556-8 (book review)
  • "State Securities Law Reform – Dose for the Dead?" New York Law Journal, August 29, 1985 at p. 1 (with M.A. Costantino)
  • "The Seventh Amendment Right to Jury Trial in Complex Civil Litigation: Historical Perspectives and A View from the Bench," 12 American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal 279 (1984) (with M. A. Costantino)
  • "U.S. Working on Old Idea: The English Inns of Court," New York Law Journal, January 31, 1984 at p. 1 (with Constantino and Don)
  • "Recent Development In Art Law: Artist Reserved Rights in Transfer and Sale Agreements," Artview, Vol. III, no. 1 at 11 (1978)



  • Massachusetts State Bar
  • New York State Bar