Daniel D. Cunningham

Founding Member & Head Legal Counsel

Education: Dan graduated cum laude from Albany Law School of Union University in 1998. At Albany Law School, Dan was a proud member of the Justinian Society.

Experience: Dan was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1999 and was admitted to the United States District Court, Northern District of New York, in 2011. Shortly after being admitted, Dan focused his practice on representing clients who were going through marital and family difficulties, including divorce, separation agreements, maintenance, child support and child custody issues. During August of 2010, Dan founded Rhoades, Cunningham & McFadden, PLLC with attorneys Karen Rhoades and John McFadden.

Associations: Dan is a member of the Albany County Bar Association.

Training: Dan successfully completed the Fundamentals of Law Guardian Program and the collaborative divorce training.

Practice Areas: Dan practices primarily in the areas of matrimonial and family Law. He also handles certain estate, bankruptcy and real property matters.

Email: Dan@rcmlawoffices.com

Phone: 518-389-2900

Divorce and Family Law including separation agreements, spousal maintenance, child support, custody and visitation; Bankruptcy; Residential Real Estate Transactions; Estate Planning and Business Law

Several Testimonials From Our Clients…

“Karen Rhoades is an exceptional divorce attorney and I would highly recommend her services to anyone in need of them. She and her team were incredibly professional and they did a great job of explaining and facilitating the process. Karen meets you wherever you are to explain your options and present you with ideas based upon her knowledge and experience. My divorce was more amicable than many and Karen did a terrific job respecting the mediation process I was using. Divorce is never easy, but Karen takes what can be a complicated process and creates a streamlined one. Karen and her co-workers are easy to talk with and are always looking out for your best interest.”

Susan B., Clifton Park NY

“Regarding attorney John McFadden:  Exceptional lawyer, was able to successfully get me out of some trouble I never imagined could have happened. Highly recommended!”


“I had a complicated and emotional legal matter with my ex.  John [McFadden] was there every step of the way fighting for my rights.  I am glad I had John on my side.”

M.M., Latham NY

“I felt my divorce would go on forever before I hired Attorney Rhoades. She was incredibly professional, returned my calls and emails promptly and always explained my case and my options to me in detail. In the long run I was able to get everything I was asking for and more! Karen was always prepared, was a strong advocate and always spoke with knowledge about my case. Thank you so much Karen for the great job you did!! You’re professionalism, courteous attitude and willingness to fight for my rights should not go unnoticed!!”

K. F., Saratoga Springs NY

“Professional, focused, knowledgeable and trustworthy”

Repeat Client

“After calling several attorneys in the area for advice, I found Mr. McFadden and received a free consultation and his fee was very reasonable. he is very knowledgeable on the laws and rights of people charged with drug offenses.”


“Dan Cunningham my divorce two years ago.  He did a great job and I refer him to all my friends.  This firm is the best!”

L.C., East Greenbush NY

“My experience with Karen [Rhoades] was exceptional. I was going through a pretty tough time in my life when I contacted her office and her knowledge and experience in the law was like a breath of fresh air during this rough time. I would recommend her to anyone with a legal problem.”

Sandra, Albany NY

“I can’t say enough about this firm.  They were thoroughly professional, knowledgeable and lead me through a tough divorce.  Highly recommended.”