Daniel has a broad tax practice with a focus on the tax considerations of private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures and partnerships, real estate transactions and REITs, financing transactions, cross-border transactions, and financial restructuring. Additionally, Daniel has represented U.S. and non-U.S. high-net-worth individuals with respect to their U.S. tax planning. Daniel’s extensive experience, understanding of complex business issues, financial skills, and detail-oriented thoroughness, allow him to efficiently resolve complex issues and guide clients towards the best financial and tax solutions for their needs.
An active member of the Florida Bar Tax Section, Daniel served on the Florida Bar Tax Certification Committee between 2017 and 2023 (and chaired the committee in 2020 – 2021). He is currently serving on the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, and is an active member of the International Fiscal Association. Daniel is board-certified in taxation by the Florida Bar.
Corporate tax lawyers work as an integral part of a team guiding clients through all aspects of a commercial business transaction. This covers a wide and multifaceted arena of tax counseling that includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and partnerships, financing transactions, debt modification and restructuring, cross-border transactions, investment fund structuring and operations, and many others. Some clients will need advice on several of these areas for a single transaction. Every transaction has unique tax consequences and business risks. My goal as a corporate tax attorney is to help clients understand all the options they have, help guide them towards the solution that best suits their needs, and structure the transaction accordingly taking into account all of the complexities involved.
Bilzin Sumberg places a high premium on cross-collaboration across different legal specialties, which fosters innovative thinking and an exchange of ideas that ultimately benefits clients. This culture of cross-collaboration is precisely why sophisticated clients approach Bilzin Sumberg - the complexity of their needs requires different types of practitioners working together towards a common goal. Clients in turn appreciate the efficiency and efficacy of such seamless counsel.
EducationNew York University, LL.M., Taxation, 2010University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 2006University of Louisville, M.B.A., with distinction, 2003University of Louisville, B.A., Business Administration, summa cum laude, 2002
InvolvementInternational Fiscal AssociationMember, 2022 - presentThe Florida Bar
Board of Legal Specialization and Education, Member, 2023 - present
Tax Certification Committee, Member, 2017 - 2023
Tax Certification Committee, Chair, 2020 - 2021
Tax Certification Committee, Vice Chair, 2019 - 2020
Bar AdmissionsFloridaNew York
Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars, 2013 – 2019
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