Tann, Dayna B.

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Dayna B. Tann



111 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
P: 516-393-2509

411 Hackensack Avenue, 5th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601
P: 201-883-1030

Employment Law
Litigation & Arbitration

Appellate Litigation

St. John’s University School of Law
(J.D., Dean’s List, 2010)
The University of Scranton
(B.A., magna cum laude, 2005)

New York
New Jersey

New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
New Jersey Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Super Lawyers - New York Metro Rising Star (2017-2020)

New York State Bar Association
American Health Law Association

Dayna B. Tann is a Partner at Garfunkel Wild, P.C., which she joined in 2011.  She is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group, which represents clients in all phases of civil litigation before both state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution bodies.  She is also a member of the firm’s Employment Law, Appellate Litigation and Environmental Practice Groups.

Ms. Tann is experienced in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial and health care litigation.  She has a broad range of litigation experience handling complex commercial litigation and business disputes, including breach of contract and business tort claims, payer-provider reimbursement disputes, employment actions, disability discrimination and accommodation claims, and physician practice disputes.  She has counseled both individuals and businesses in all phases of litigation and appeals, in state and federal courts, as well as mediation and arbitration.

Ms. Tann also has broad employment law experience, defending clients against various types of employment claims, including harassment and discrimination based on age, race, gender, national origin, and disability, as well as claims under the Americans With Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, False Claims Act, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contract, defamation and non-compete/restrictive covenant agreements.

Ms. Tann serves as co-editor of “In the New York State Courts,” a summary of recent court decisions in health care law.  The column is a regular feature of the Health Law Journal published by the Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Ms. Tann received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Scranton in 2005, and her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2010, where she was an Editor of the St. John’s Law Review.  She is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.


  • The Hazards of Pharmaceutical Disposal: An Arising Risk for Healthcare, The Risk Management Quarterly, Spring 2014
  • The Hazards of Pharmaceutical Disposal: Arising Issues of Concern, Westlaw Journal Environmental (Vol. 33, Issue 23, pgs 1-7) May 2013
  • Licensing a Lie:  The Privilege Attached to the Form U-5 Should Reflect the Realities of the Workplace, 83 ST. JOHN’S L. REV. 1017
  • Arbitration Fee-Splitting Provisions:  Do the Benefits Outweigh the Disadvantages? NYSBA Labor & Employment Law Journal (Fall 2010); NYSBA General Practice Section (Summer 2011)