Daniel F. Danello

Counsel
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Daniel Danello regularly advises clients on transactions that are regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), including futures, swaps, and virtual or crypto-currencies. He has substantial experience with other derivative contracts used in structured finance and capital markets transactions or involved in counterparty bankruptcy. As in-house counsel for many years in the financial services industry, Dan advised senior management on debt and equity issuance, security disclosures, liquidity and cash management, and federal banking oversight.

Dan has also advised boards of directors on risk management issues, including whistleblower claims, government relations and political contributions, and federal taxation.

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Credentials
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Education

  • LL.M. Taxation cum laude Georgetown University Law Center 1990
  • J.D. cum laude Duke University School of Law 1985
  • B.A. Jurisprudence with Honors Christ Church, Oxford University 1983
  • A.B. magna cum laude Harvard College 1981

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts

Community
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Personal Activities

  • Member, Derivatives and Futures Law Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Futures and Derivatives Committee, Corporations, Finance & Securities Law Section, District of Columbia Bar
  • Volunteer Staff, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, Small Business Clinic
  • Volunteer Staff, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, Probate Resource Center