• Litigating title and real estate matters
    • Complex litigation


    • Founder of Simons and Cuddy

Dan specializes in finding solutions to complex cases. Dan has extensive experience in employment law, civil rights litigation, civil appeals, utilities law, education law, and banking. He was a founding partner of the firm Simons, Cuddy & Friedman, LLP and has been practicing law for more than 40 years. Dan is a founding member of The Simons Firm LLP. Dan represented the State of New Mexico in the United States Supreme Court in a tax case and secured a recovery of $277,000,000. United States v. New Mexico, 455 U.S. 720 (1982). He is a talented actor and active in New Mexico’s arts community.

Published Opinions & Publications

  • “Free Legal Services in Delhi and Bombay,” Legal Aid and World Poverty, Praeger, New York, 1974
  • “The State Tax Liability of Federal Contractors,” Revenue Administration, National Association of Tax Administrators, Washington, D.C., 1977
  • United States v. New Mexico, 455 U.S. 720 (1982)