Dan is a partner and co-chair of the Real Estate practice group and co-chair of the Industrial and Warehouse industry team. He is also a member of the Affordable Housing, Office and Retail industry teams. With a nationwide practice, Dan assists developers, landlords and tenants with the investment and development of major commercial real estate projects. Clients appreciate Dan’s responsive style and comprehensive legal knowledge. He handles acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing and leasing of commercial real estate deals spanning multi-family, office, hotel, retail, industrial, and mixed-use properties. Many of these projects include affordable housing and community development components.
Dan is well-versed in creating joint venture organizational structures in real estate development. He also drafts and negotiates joint venture partnership agreements and complex financing arrangements. When working with his clients, Dan provides realistic business advice, drawing upon his background as an Operations Manager for Bank of America and a Facilities Manager of a circuit board manufacturer. This practical approach is particularly helpful for clients who seek legal counsel surrounding the operation and financing of commercial real estate projects. To round out his practice, Dan has considerable experience drafting and negotiating construction contracts for projects of all sizes.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Dan served as a Special Operations Officer (Diver) in the United States Navy, specializing in undersea mine warfare.