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Daniel William Coffey

Daniel William Coffey

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Environmental and Natural Resources, Insurance

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About Me

Dan is a trial attorney who has practiced in downtown Albany since 1992.  He heads up his firm's subrogation recovery, insurance defense, and insurance agency defense practices.  He serves as President-Elect of the Albany County Bar Association.  His practice areas include general litigation, appeals, personal injury, insurance, environmental and municipal law.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Insurance: 25%
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 25%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Daniel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Esra Gules-Guctas

    Dan is a real credit to the legal profession. He displays all the characteristics of a great lawyer. His excellent reputation in the legal community is well deserved.


    Esra Gules-Guctas Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Bowitch & Coffey, LLC

17 Elk St
Albany, NY, 12207-1014



NYCurrently registered 199103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Albany County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
SubrogatorBeware the “Economic Loss Doctrine” Defense in Auto Products Cases2006
SubrogatorProof of Damages in Subrogation Matters2006
SubrogatorCost-Effective Resolution of the 'Small' Subro2005
SubrogatorA Rose By Another Name? Use of the Insured’s Name in Subrogation Actions2004


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Columbia UniversityN/AM.P.A.1986
Union College (Lincoln Nebraska)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NASP Albany Regional MeetingSubrogation Caselaw Update — 20042004
UnknownTen Tips for Defense Opening Statements2002