Steven L. Daniels

Partner

Steven L. Daniels

Office

515 N. Flagler Drive
Suite 1400
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

P: 561.833.9800

F: 561.655.5551

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Steven L. Daniels is the managing partner in the West Palm Beach and Boca Raton offices of Arnstein & Lehr, concentrating in real estate and condominium/community association law.

Mr. Daniels has extensive experience in all facets of real estate including development, financing, loan workouts and restructurings, condominiums and non-condominiums, landlord/tenant, and zoning. For the past 30 years, Mr. Daniels has represented major institutions, structuring complex commercial, residential, equestrian and industrial real estate transactions including converting existing commercial industrial and residential properties to condominiums and has worked with developers, lenders and quasi-legislative state agencies in loan workout negotiation and documentation. Mr. Daniels’ real estate practice includes the financing, purchase, development and sale of equestrian properties, shopping centers, warehouses, office buildings, apartment buildings, raw land, as well as large residential developments. In addition, he has represented hundreds of condominium and homeowner associations in the South Florida area, including both unit owner controlled associations and developer controlled associations. His corporate practice includes closely-held corporations in the restaurant, retail, medical and service industries. Mr. Daniels has lectured on matters concerning real estate, community associations, and the Middle East. He is also involved in the community having led several non-profits in South Florida.

Achievements

  • Named a 2016 Power Leader in Law by the South Florida Business Journal
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • The Florida Bar Association: Executive Council of the Florida Bar Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section and Vice Chair of the Condominium & Planned Development Committee
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Title insurance agent for Old Republic Title Insurance Co., Fidelity National Title Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company, and First American Title Insurance Company 
  • Duke Club of the Palm Beaches, president
  • Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches, president
  • Temple Beth-El in West Palm Beach, co-president
  • Anti-Defamation League – State of Florida Regional Chair, National Commissioner, and member of its National Advisory and International Affairs Committees

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Mr. Daniels has lectured on various topics for the Palm Beach County Bar Association, The University of Miami Condominium & Cluster Development Institutes, The Florida Bar and Association of Realtors and the Town of South Palm Beach. In August 2016, the Daily Business Review published his column, “Downtown West Palm Condos Compete With New Luxury Units.”

Education

Washington University School of Law (St. Louis) (J.D., 1982)
Duke University (B.A., 1979)

Bar Admissions

State of Florida
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit