Daniel Braun, J.D., LL.M., is an attorney and adjunct professor in New York City, as well as a certified USAPL coach and a bronze medal-winning competitive powerlifter in the USAPL. Prior to powerlifting, Daniel obtained his Black Belt in Okinawan Shito-Ryu Karate and trained in the U.S., Canada, and Belgium. Daniel played years of competitive ice hockey growing up, and earned a tennis instructor certification from the Coaches Association of Ontario. Over the years, he has written numerous legal and non-legal articles, publishing them in scholarly (peer reviewed) and non-scholarly outlets alike. Daniel is coached in powerlifting by Jason Manenkoff of Iron Arena, and trains with his wife, Lauren. The views that Daniel expresses in his articles are solely his own personal opinions.