Daniel J. Dwyer

Practice Area: Real Estate

Daniel Dwyer is a Partner at MSF’s Real Estate Group. Mr. Dwyer represents clients in connection with all aspects of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition and leasing of property and financing related thereto. He frequently works with both developers and investors to document business agreements. He also works with clients seeking to utilize EB-5 investment in connection with real estate development, both as debt and equity. Mr. Dwyer has worked with borrowers and lenders in connection with loan modifications and workouts and often works with landlords and tenants in connection with lease modifications.


Fordham University School of Law. J.D. (Jessup Editor/Fordham Moot Court Board/Keith C. Miller Award)

Hobart College. B.A.


State of New York

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

District of Connecticut

Supreme Court of the United States

Prior Experience

Dai & Associates, P.C., (Partner) 2014 – 2017

Mayer Brown LLP, 2011 – 2014

DLA Piper LLP (US), 2006 – 2011

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, 2004 – 2006

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, 2002 – 2004

Dwyer & Brennan, 1997 – 2002

Representative Matters

Represented a developer in the purchase and financing of multiple parcels in connection with a mixed-use development in mid-town Manhattan and related joint venture agreements.

Negotiated the purchase of a portion of an existing mid-town Manhattan building consisting of multiple rental units to be converted into for sale condominiums.

Represented the equity investor in a joint venture developing property subject to a ground lease and utilizing EB-5 financing.

Represented the tenant in the negotiation of a long term sublease of property located in Times Square and owned by the City of New York, the development of which was financed with historic tax credits and EB-5 investment.

Worked with the owner of a former IBM manufacturing plant to subdivide and sell a portion of its property and obtain permits and variances for the purchaser’s intended recreational use.