Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff
Daniel Wallach, a shareholder in Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.’s Fort Lauderdale, Florida office, has counseled professional sports teams, fantasy sports operators, sports betting companies, casinos, racetracks and other gaming industry participants on a broad spectrum of legal and regulatory matters. He is a nationally-recognized expert on the intersection of sports and gambling, and is frequently quoted for his insights on sports betting and daily fantasy sports legal issues by major media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Fox News, CNBC, Huffington Post, and Bleacher Report. Mr. Wallach has written extensively about efforts to legalize sports betting in the United States, and is a frequent participant and lecturer at gambling industry conferences, sports law symposiums and law schools nationwide. He was twice named one of “The Top 50 Must-Follow Sports Business Twitter Accounts” by Forbes, and was profiled by Law360 as one of the “20 Attorneys Killing it on Twitter.” Mr. Wallach is also the co-host of “Conduct Detrimental,” a weekly podcast examining the intersection of sports, gambling and the law. Mr. Wallach is Board Certified in Appellate Practice by The Florida Bar, and is AV-Rated (the highest level attainable) by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a 1991 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, where he graduated with distinction (in the top 2% of his graduating class) and was the Notes and Comments Editor of the Hofstra Law Review.