Daniel I. DeWolf: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Daniel I. DeWolf


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Practice Areas

  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
  • Start-Ups
  • Private Equity
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Israel Business Group
  • Technology, Communications & Media
  • Energy & Clean Technology
  • Sports, Arts & Entertainment
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6223
Fax: 212-983-3115
Internet: Each Attorney's Internet Address takes the following form: first initial, last name @mintz.com (e.g., rmintz@mintz.com)

University University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1979
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1982
Admitted1982, New Jersey; New York; California

Daniel is Co-chair of the firm's Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice. In addition to his active legal practice, he is an adjunct professor of law at the NYU Law School and he has a wealth of experience in private equity and venture capital, having co-founded Dawntreader Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in New York.

Daniel's practice focuses on representing emerging technology companies, venture capital, private equity, sports and entertainment, corporate governance, and general corporate law.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Daniel was head of venture capital funds and a managing director of SoundView Technology Group, Inc. (formerly Wit Capital), a technology-focused investment bank. Prior to joining SoundView, he was head of the corporate and new media and e-law practice groups at one of the leading New York firms representing early stage and technology companies.

Daniel has more than 30 years of corporate transactional experience, both as a lawyer and as a businessman, and has been an advisor to many emerging and developmental stage companies. He is a board member of several technology companies and a managing director of Dawntreader Ventures.

Additionally, Daniel is an author of a leading treatise on venture capital called Venture Capital: Forms and Analysis (Law Journal Press, 2007).


· Co-author, Venture Capital: Forms and Analysis, Law Journal Press (2007)

Professional & Community Involvement

· Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law

· Judge, Harvard Business School Business Plan Contest

· Counsel to Crowdfunding Trade Association

· Member, Advisory Council to the Public Policy Committee of the Angel Capital Association


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Registration Requirements Eased for Brokers and Financial Advisors in M&A Transactions
Daniel I. DeWolf,Louis Froelich, March 28, 2014
We are often asked whether a financial advisor or business broker may advise on mergers and acquisitions and similar business combinations of a privately held company in a stock transaction without having to register as a broker-dealer. Until recently, the answer was no, as it would violate the...

The New Rule 506: a Useful Crowdsourcing Tool
Evan M. Bienstock,Daniel I. DeWolf,Samuel Effron, August 8, 2013
When the JOBS Act was passed in the spring of 2012, all the “buzz” was about the imminent advent of “Crowdfunding.” But as legal practitioners, business persons, and pundits looked closer at the details under the Crowdfunding rules contained in Title III of the JOBS Act, it...

SEC Adopts Rules Permitting General Solicitation in Private Offerings Limited to Purchases by Accredited Investors
Daniel I. DeWolf,Jeremy D. Glaser,Melanie D. Ruthrauff, July 24, 2013
On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted rules that repealed a long-standing ban on the use of general solicitation for private securities offerings. These changes will be effective in approximately 60 days and will allow companies to publicly offer...
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Daniel I. DeWolf

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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