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  • Community Involvement

Daniel Flanzig


Daniel Flanzig is the firm's lead trial attorney litigating cases throughout New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties as well as and the Eastern and Southern United States District Courts.

He has obtained multiple verdicts and settlements in excess of a Million Dollars on behalf of the firms' clients. Mr. Flanzig has been awarded and maintains a Martindale Hubbel Preeminent AV rating by his peers, the highest rating an attorney can obtain. He has been granted membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum for attorneys who have obtained trial verdicts in excess of One Million Dollars and has been consistently named a New York Super Lawyer since 2007. Pulse Magazine has called Daniel Flanzig one of Long Island's "Top Legal Eagles". He has appeared in New York Magazine and The Wall Street Journal as a "New York Area Top Rated Lawyer". Mr. Flanzig has been repeatedly quoted in The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, Long Island's Newsday, and The New York Law and National Law Journals. He has also appeared on News 12 Long Island, Channel 11 News, CBS News, News 12 Brooklyn, and other national and international news outlets with regard to high-profile cases the firm has handled.

He is an active member of the Nassau County Police Reserves and has been a contributing columnist to the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, authoring articles on the rights and protection of Fire Fighters in New York State.

Mr. Flanzig frequently lectures on emerging areas of law such as nursing home abuse and bicycle crash litigationBicycle Times Magazine recently featured him as a National leader in "Bike Law" and advocacy. He has helped develop the first-ever "Bike Crash" litigation package on behalf of the American Association of Justice and has presented one of the first Live Continuing Education Programs on "Bike Law" in the State. He is the founder and Chair Person of the New York State Trial Lawyers Bicycle Litigation sub-committee and proudly serves as a board member of the New York Bicycling Coalition, New York's only statewide bicycle advocacy group.

Safe Streets' advocacy is a passion of Mr. Flanzig's. He works with numerous organizations including Transportation Alternatives and Bike NY helping to advance Vision Zero initiatives in New York. He is the founder and Board Member of Long Island Streets, a not-for-profit focused on bike and pedestrian safety throughout Long Island, Brooklyn, and Queens. Mr. Flanzig chairs his Village's Traffic and Safety Committee and has been invited by the County of Nassau to serve as an Advisor and participant at the Nassau County Traffic Safety Board.


  • New York State Courts, 1995
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of New York, 1995
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1995

Leadership Positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the New York Bicycling Coalition
  • Chair and Founder - NYSTLA Bicycle Litigation Sub-Committee
  • New York Bike Law Instructor - Bike New York
  • Co-Founder - Bicycle Accident Attorney National Network
  • Founder and Board Member - Long Island Streets-NY
  • Chair - Village of Sea Cliff, Traffic and Safety Committee
  • Member/Adviser - County of Nassau, Traffic and Safety Board
  • Board Member - New York Junior Cycling
  • Board of Directors - The New York Coalition for Transportation Safety


  • Transportation Alternatives
  • League of American Bicyclists
  • New York Bicycling Coalition
  • Five Boro Bike Club (5BBC)
  • Mineola Bicycle Club
  • Suffolk Bicycle Riders Assoc.
  • AAJ- American Assoc. for Justice
  • AAJ- Bicycle Litigation Group
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bike Law - 2014 -2018 A National Network of Bicycle collision Attorneys
  • C.L.I.M.B. - Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists

  • City University of New York University
  • Rutgers University University
  • Wheels of Justice Co-Author of a monthly Law Blog published by the New York Bicycle Coalition
  • Doored Doored while Cycling in New York-Not as simple as riding a Bike - New York Law Journal 2012
  • Recognizing and Handling the Growing Claims for Loss of Sepulche Recognizing and Handling the Growing Claims for Loss of Sepulcher Rights - NY Law Journal 2011
  • Cycling and the Doctrine of Assumption of Risk Cycling and the Doctrine of Assumption of Risk- NY Law Journal 2012
  • Liability of Emergency Vehicle Operators Liability of Emergency Vehicle Operators- Size Up Magazine, NYSFCA 2004
  • Ensuring Legal Protection for Injured Firefighters Ensuring Legal Protection for Injured Firefighters, Size Up Magazine NYSFCA 2004
  • Liability of Emergency Medical Service Providers Liability of Emergency Medical Service Providers - Size Up Magazine, NYSFCA 2007
Community Involvement

Speaking Engagements:

  • Black Girls Do Bike – Queens- Long Island -Trek Bikes, Plainview, New York January, 2023

Daniel Flanzig was invited to Trek Bikes in Plainview, NY to present a bike law talk to the cycling group, Black Girls Do Bike – Queens-Long Island.

Black Girls Bike is made up of 150 different chapters worldwide who share an interest and passion for cycling.

  • Lynbrook Village Police Department, Lynbrook, NY January 2023

Daniel Flanzig was invited by the Lynbrook Police Dept to conduct a series of training lectures for its patrol officers on E-Bike, E-Scooters, and Micro-Mobility devices. The series involves education on defining the devices, who can use them, where they can be ridden, and where they cannot. The law enforcement education also included a primer on limited-use motorcycles, mopeds, segways, and hoverboards and the laws that apply to these devices.

  • Micro-Mobility Forum and Show Case- Suffolk Community College, September, 2022

Daniel Flanzig joined a panel of experts including county planners, engineers and industry experts to discuss the current trend of e-bikes and e-scooters in New York and the laws that apply to this emerging area of transportation.

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  • Good Co Bike Club – Brooklyn, NY June, 2022

Daniel Flanzig spent and evening with the amazing group, Good Co. Bike Club discussing bike law, trends in cycling and other issues

That effect NYC cyclists, including citi-bike riders, e-scooter riders and Revel riders.

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  • NYC "Bike Law" Series in Conjunction with Bike New York, Kween Cargo, Brooklyn, NY May 2019
Daniel speaking at the NYC "Bike Law" Series in conjunction with Bike New York
  • Daniel commenced a first in a monthly series of "Bike Law" talks for New York cyclist in conjunction with Bike NY. Each month, at a different location, topics unique to NYC cyclists will be addresses

Complete Streets Summit, Molloy College, Farmingdale, NY - March 2019

  • Daniel joined a panel of local municipal leaders and county engineers to discuss best practices for vision zero and complete streets goals in Long Island, NY.

New York State Bike Summit, Saratoga, NY - Sept. 2018

Daniel speaking and presenting at the NY State Bike Summit
  • Daniel moderated a panel of "bike lawyers" and presented on the use of technology such as Go Pro and Strava following a crash.

Mineola Bicycle Club, Mineola, NY- March 2018

  • Daniel presented to one of the largest Bike Clubs on Long Island about how to keep themselves safe on LI Streets as well as what to do after a crash.
  • Get Women Cycling, Elmhurst Hospital, Elmhurst NY November 2017

Daniel Joined "Get Women Cycling" to discuss good practices for night time commuting by bike or by foot. The lectures discussed common causes of crashes and what you can do in NYC to keep yourself safe at night.

  • The Bronx Brewery, Bronx, NY- April 7, 2017

Daniel Flanzig moved his Brooklyn lecture to this unique space in the Bronx to address the needs of neighborhood cyclists. The lecture was designed to help the attendees better understand the laws that exist to protect their interests while riding the NYC Streets.

  • Sun and Air Bicycle Shop - Feb. 2017, Brooklyn, NY

Daniel Flanzig presented a "Bike Law" lecture for NYC cyclist's which included what to do after a crash, understanding no-fault in NY and the use of a Go Pro, Strava, and other electronics in a bike crash claim.

  • The New York Bike Expo- 2016 - Basketball City, NYC

Daniel Flanzig, in conjunction with Bike New York, conducted a NY "Bike Law" challenge at the TD Five Boro Bike Tour Bike Expo.

  • Black Girls Do Bike and Bike New York - Bike Insurance Lecture- New York, NY - Jan. 2016

Daniel Flanzig presented "What you need to know about Bike Insurance" at the Manhattan Borough President's Office in conjunction with Black Girls Do Bike - NYC and Bike New York

  • Brands Cycle Shop - October 2015 - Long Island, NY

Daniel Flanzig presented a lecture at a well known Nassau County Bike Shop. The talk focused on what you need to know before and after a crash in Long Island.

  • Bike Crash Advice for NYC Cyclists - Rapha Cycle Club-NYC- March 18, 2015

Daniel Flanzig presented a "Pro Talk" lecture at the Rapha Bike Shop " Things a NY cyclist needs to know after a crash".

  • Bike Law 101-The Basics of Handling a Bike Crash Case- June 19th, 2013 - American Association of Justice-

Daniel Flanzig, as a member of the AAJ-Bicycle Litigation Group, was a presenter of one of the Country's first national Bike law Litigation Webinars.

  • Cycling through NY Bike Crash Litigation - April 22, 2013, New York, NY

Daniel Flanzig presented a live Webinar for Lawline, one of the country's largest online CLE providers. This was the first of such Bike Law programs ever produced by this company and will remain in their library for other attorneys in New York to obtain CLE credits and learn more about bike crash litigation in New York.

  • A Beginners Guide to Handling a Bike Crash Case in New York - March 13, 2013, Carle Place, New York.

Daniel Flanzig presented one of the first LIVE Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Programs in New York to over 100 lawyers on the basics of handling a bike crash case in New York.

  • Introduction to Handling a Nursing Home and Other Elder Abuse Cases" February 29, 2012

Daniel Flanzig presented a New York State CLE program on the basics of handling an Elder Abuse case in New York on behalf of E- Realty Co.

Presentation at Manhattan Borough President's Office

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