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Daniel Gavilanes

Senior Associate

Daniel has represented small to large sized corporations, partnerships, private equity funds and individual clients in all manner of business-related transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions and commercial agreements.

As a former legal consultant to one of the largest alternative investment managers, and corporate counsel to an Orange County based investment firm, Daniel has extensive experience providing a wide range of corporate, transactional and tax related services to his clients.

Practice Areas

Daniel’s expertise is best realized when helping clients achieve and maintain corporate formalities/governance requirements, structuring entities for efficient transactional or investment related considerations, closing business deals, and helping his clients recognize the synergies from their corporate transactions. Daniel’s practice areas primarily include:

  • Business Formation, Dissolution & Redemption
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Commercial Agreements & Secured Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate, Finance & Transactions
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Nondisclosure, Trade Secret & Non-competition Agreements
  • Real Property
  • Tax Law

Licenses & Education

Daniel received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from California State University, Fullerton in 2012. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Whittier College School of Law in 2015, graduating cum laude with several distinguished honors, and legal certificates in Comparative Business Transactions and Legal Writing. In 2017, Daniel received his post graduate degree, Legum Magister (LL.M), in Transactional Taxation from the Boston University School of Law.

He is licensed to practice law in California and is admitted to practice in the Federal and State courts located throughout California.