Daniel Straus received his law degree from New York University in 1981. He worked as an attorney with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and was also the principal stockholder, president and CEO of The Multicare Companies, which was sold in 1997.
Today Daniel Straus is the Chairman and CEO of Care One, LLC as well as the Chairman of Aveta Inc, a managed health plan serving clients in Southern California and Puerto Rico.
As an alumnus of NYU Daniel Straus has done much to support the excellence and scholarship of the university. He and his wife Joyce G. Straus helped to establish the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice, a center for the integration of academic research integrated with a contribution to the society at large.
Straus is also a member of NYU School of Law Board of Trustees. He has served on the board’s Executive Committee since 1998.