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Daniel L. Fitzgerald

Daniel L. Fitzgerald

Partner

100 S. Charles Street
Suite 1600
Baltimore, MD 21201
daniel.fitzgerald@nelsonmullins.com

Daniel concentrates his practice on a variety of corporate transactional matters, such as both buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, liquidation and exit strategies, and general corporate governance matters. As a Delaware barred attorney, such transactions regularly involve companies formed in Delaware and those governed by Delaware law.

Daniel concentrates his practice on a variety of corporate transactional matters, such as both buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, liquidation and exit strategies, and general corporate governance matters. As a Delaware barred attorney, such transactions regularly involve companies formed in Delaware and those governed by Delaware law.

Daniel L. Fitzgerald

Daniel concentrates his practice on a variety of corporate transactional matters, such as both buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, liquidation and exit strategies, and general corporate governance matters. As a Delaware barred attorney, such transactions regularly involve companies formed in Delaware and those governed by Delaware law.

Experience

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  • Advise private companies in connection with various business and finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, corporate governance, formations and restructurings, and general business law
  • Mergers and acquisitions include both buy-side and sell-side and range from $1 million to $500 million-plus
  • Advise clients, including portfolio companies, on various options for raising capital
  • Advise start-up companies on all aspects of formation and governance matters
  • Review legal opinions relating to Delaware law

Representative Transactions

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Sell-side representation of consumer-directed health care administration business (approx. transaction value: $550 million)
  • Sell-side representation of fragrance company (approx. transaction value: $395.6 million) 
  • Sell-side representation of automotive related parts and accessories supplier (approx. transaction value: $240 million) 
  • Sell-side representation of pest control firm (approx. transaction value: $218 million) 
  • Sell-side representation of airfare consolidator (approx. transaction value: $78 million) 
  • Sell-side representation of a company providing hospitals with revenue cycle management solutions (approx. transaction value: $68 million)
  • Buy-side representation of private equity firm in three separate acquisitions (approx. transaction value: $60 million)
  • Sell-side representation of manufacturing company (approx. transaction value: $50 million)
  • Sell-side representation of concrete company (approx. transaction value: $45 million)
  • Sell-side representation of genetic testing lab (approx. transaction value: $30 million)
  • Buy-side representation of private equity firm acquiring a software/technology company (approx. transaction value: $26 million) 
  • Sell-side representation of two affiliated manufacturing companies (approx. transaction value: $25 million)
  • Buy-side representation of recreational sports league in $1.4 million and $2 million acquisitions

Outside General Counsel/Capital Raises

  • Representation of a franchise portfolio company in all corporate and profit interest matters 
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in a convertible debt financing
  • Representation of a business consulting services company in its formation of a business incubator
  • Representation of a recreational sports league in a minority Series A investment by private equity 
  • Representation of a genetic testing lab in its common stock financing 
  • Representation of a web-based employee evaluation and talent platform company in its Series A financing 
  • Representation of a Delaware corporation in connection with the ratification of defective corporate acts under Delaware General Corporation law 
  • Representation of a Delaware series LLC having total combined assets exceeding $740 million and more than 266 series on all matters concerning proper corporate governance for the LLC and each series  

Previous Professional Experience

  • Associate at a law firm based in Wilmington, Delaware (2015–2019)
  • Judicial Law Clerk, The Honorable James T. Vaughn, Jr., President Judge of the Delaware Superior Court (Now a Retired Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court) (2013–2014)
  • Volunteer Attorney, Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (2014–2015)

Educational Activities

  • Villanova University School of Law 
    • Managing Editor of Outside Articles, Environmental Law Journal

 

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law, JD (2013)
  • University of Delaware, BS, Marketing & Operations Management with a minor in International Business (2010)

Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland

Clerkships

  • Judicial Law Clerk, The Honorable James T. Vaughn, Jr., President Judge of the Delaware Superior Court (Now a retired Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court) (2013 - 2014)

Practice Areas

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  • Delaware State Bar Association Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Member