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Daniel H. Erskine, a lawyer, solicitor, and attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on business contracts, international transactions, companies formation, high technology, employment, civil litigation, appeals, and software transactions. Attorney Erskine engages in the practice of both representative and transactional law. Admitted to the practice of law in New York & Connecticut as an attorney as well as England and Wales as a solicitor, Attorney Erskine represents clients in New York, Connecticut, & in various foreign countries. Daniel H. Erskine, an attorney and solicitor who holds a Master of Laws (or LL.M.) in International & Comparative Law, practices international law, handles business transactions, litigates civil actions, and argues appeals. Please examine his website to learn about the legal training, published works, and focuses of Attorney Erskine, a lawyer licensed in New York, Connecticut, England, and Wales with offices in Mount Vernon, New York (Westchester County) and New Haven, Connecticut (New Haven County). Daniel H. Erskine, a New York and Connecticut admitted attorney and solicitor of England and Wales, represents U.S. individuals, companies, joint ventures, foreign businesses, and foreign nationals on complex legal matters under U.S. and U.K. law. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Erskine served as a shareholder and counsel to a business involved in relocating large scale production facilities from either US or foreign locations. Mr. Erskine also completed a judicial clerkship at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC. He now operates a solo practice focused on international business transactions, advising on US and English law, representing foreign and domestic small and medium sized companies (SME), specialty subcontractors, high technology enterprises, and senior executives. The transactional side of Mr. Erskine’s practice involves composing bespoke cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, DaaS, DPaaS, BaaS, EULA, ASP, maintenance, support, reseller, distribution), traditional software licenses, storage, services, data protection/security, hosting, consulting, back-up/recovery, and marketing agreements under English and US law for foreign and domestic SMEs manufacturing bespoke software. On the advocacy side of his practice, he represents foreign and domestic parties in defense and prosecution of their civil claims in New York and Connecticut state courts as well as in appeals at the state level. Mr. Erskine previously served as an appointed appellate advocate in Connecticut to prosecute appeals about abused and neglected children. Additionally, Mr. Erskine is the author of seven published law review articles (three as the lead article) on diverse areas relating to international legal topics, including WTO issues related to the European Community Customs Code, foreign legal procedural devices, and comparative constitutional analysis of fundamental rights.

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