Daniel R.H. Mendelsohn

Daniel Mendelsohn

Dan Mendelsohn focuses his practice on a wide range of corporate law matters, including corporate governance, securities transactions, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate investment trusts (REITs). Dan has represented issuers in multiple stock and debt offerings, including initial public offerings and other financial transactions. He also regularly represents start-up biotechnology companies in financings and corporate governance matters, and investment companies incorporated in Maryland in matters of Maryland corporate law, including takeover defenses and shareholder litigation. Dan also serves as outside general counsel to start-up technology companies, and as a special legal advisor to high-net-worth individuals and families.


Representative Matters

  • Served as Maryland counsel to several investment company complexes regarding open-end and closed-end fund formations, reorganizations, governances issues, and other matters under Maryland law
  • Represented a biotechnology company in multiple financings totaling $66 million over a 20-month period
  • Represented a conglomerate of lobbying and other legislative service firms in connection with a corporate restructuring and initial public offering
  • Represented a closely held financial services company in connection with a restructuring and subsequent sale for over $180 million
  • Represented a New York Stock Exchange-listed REIT in restructuring its management agreements with its external asset manager
  • Regularly advises boards of directors of Maryland incorporated entities on duties of directors and strategic transactions




  • J.D. magna cum laude University of Maryland School of Law 2012
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles editor, Maryland Law Review
  • B.S. Finance University of Maryland, College Park 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, Committee on Corporation Law


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2021 – 2024