Daniel McEvers Mahoney

Daniel McEvers Mahoney: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
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Biography

Dan Mahoney's practice is concentrated in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, private equity/venture capital, corporate law, and advising corporate boards. He has been selected by his peers to Best Lawyers in America since 2008, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and Southwest Super Lawyers, including selection as a Top 50 Lawyer in Arizona in 2016. Dan was selected Lawyer of the Year in Venture Capital Law for 2013 by Best Lawyers. Dan's clients operate in a wide variety of industries, including biotechnology and life science, software, Internet, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, and transportation. Dan regularly represents clients ranging from emerging growth companies and those seeking venture capital to large publicly held corporations. He has written extensively on issues related to venture capital, licensing, securities and corporate law, as well as issues facing both entrepreneurs and large corporations. Prior to practicing law, Dan was a management and systems design consultant with Accenture. Dan is Co-Chair of Snell & Wilmer's Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry Group. He served as the Tournament Chairman for the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open and the President of The Thunderbirds (Host and Organizer of the WM Phoenix Open) for 2016/2017.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Rainmaker Q&A: Snell & Wilmer's Daniel Mahoney, Featured, Law360 (October 19, 2016)
• Executive Inc.: Dan Mahoney chairs this year's Waste Management Phoenix Open, Featured, Phoenix Business Journal (January 29, 2016)
• The art of the deal: Mergers and acquisitions are heating up in Phoenix as the economy improves, Featured, Phoenix Business Journal (August 29, 2014)
• Basics of Licensing Technology from the University and Research Institute, Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal (February 2007)
• The New Market Tax Credit: Is Good Opportunity But Needs Tweaking, Venture Capital Journal (October 2003)
• The Corporate Governance Committee, Corporate Governance Advisor (September/October 2003)
• Coping With Poor Corporate Hygiene in the Early Stage Company, Venture Capital Journal (December 2002)
• How to Cope with Lower Valuations for Your Client Company, Business Law Today (January/February 2002)
• Implementing an Electronic Delivery and Shareholder Communications Program, Insights (December 2001)
• The Smart VC: Down but not out, part 3, REDHERRING.COM (September 20, 2001)
• The Smart VC: Down but not out, part 2, REDHERRING.COM, (September 5, 2001)
• The Smart VC: Down but not out, part 1, REDHERRING.COM (August 28, 2001)
• Avoiding the Corrosive Effects of an Acid Stock Financing, Insights (March 2001)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona: Corporate and Securities, Arizona Business Magazine (2017)
•Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2013-2018)
•The Best Lawyers in America, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law (2008-2019)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Venture Capital Law (2013, 2018)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions (2012-2018)
•Top 50 in Arizona (2016)
•Pi Kappa Alpha 1994 National Graduate of the Year

Other Professional Experience

•Accenture, Management and Systems Integration and Design Consultant

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

May 03
Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 46 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 31
Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 43 Attorneys

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Apr 04
AZ Business Magazine Selects Six Snell & Wilmer Attorneys for Inclusion in the Annual 2017 Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona Publication

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 27
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Jan 29
Executive Inc: Dan Mahoney Chairs This Year's Waste Management Phoenix Open Phoenix Business Journal

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 19
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 42 Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 29
The art of the deal: Mergers and acquisitions are heating up in Phoenix as the economy improves Phoenix Business Journal

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 23
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 38 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Sep 09
Best Lawyers in America Names Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year”

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

May 31
Chambers USA Recognizes Snell & Wilmer in Multiple Categories and Names 37 Attorneys as 'Leaders in Their Field'

Sep 18
Best Lawyers in America Names 18 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Lawyers of the Year

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Related Publications

Jan 04
Corporate Communicator - January 2010 Preparation Guide for the Upcoming Annual Report and Proxy Season Preparation Guide for the Upcoming Annual Report and Proxy Season

Feb 01
Basics of Licensing Technology from Universities and Research Institutions

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Emerging Business
  • Fund Formation and Investment
  • Life Sciences and Medical Technology
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Retail and Franchising
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6206  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Arizona, B.A., History, with honors, cum laude, 1994
Law School Attended:
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1999
Year of First Admission:
1999
Admission:
Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Memberships and Activities

•The Thunderbirds, Big Chief (President) (2016-2017)
•The Thunderbirds (Organizer and Host of the Waste Management Phoenix Open)
•Tournament Chairman of the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament
•Zanjeros - One of 48 individuals selected by the Governor statewide to assist in recruiting and hosting new companies from out of state
•Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Conference, Selection Panel Member
•Snell & Wilmer's Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry Group, Co-Chairman
•Invest Southwest Conference, Chairman (2009 Conference Chairman)
•VCExperts, Contributing Editor

ISLN:
914439958
Transactions:
Representative Transactions: Mergers & Acquisitions: Special Counsel to publicly held medical device company in its $3.5 billion sale to a public, multinational drug company; Represented publicly held manufacturer of CMP Machines in its $250 million merger with large public company; Represented private medical diagnostic company in its $185 million merger with large public company; Represented public company in its $40 million acquisition of a private biotechnology company; Represented public company in connection with defense of hostile takeover attempt; Represented public manufacturer of satellite communication systems in hostile takeover attempt of another public company; Represented group of controlling shareholders in takeover of public company; Represented private equity fund in its $40 million acquisition of manufacturing company; Represented manufacturer of large-scale test equipment in its $40 million sale to a private equity fund; Represented manufacturer of manufactured log homes in its sale to a private equity fund; Represented public online classified/yellow pages company in its $12 million stock-for-stock acquisition of a private online classified company; Represented nationally recognized franchisor of ice cream stores in a joint venture; Represented a private manufacturer of small wind turbines in a Chinese joint venture with a Chinese company; Represented public home builder in its acquisition of private home builder; Represented semiconductor company in its sale to large public company; Represented private company in the sale of its semiconductor fab facility and selected assets to a Japanese corporation; Venture Capital Transactions: Represented semiconductor chip company in multiple rounds of venture capital financing totaling over $100 million in venture financing; Represented online knowledge management company in $24 million Series C Preferred Stock financing; Represented online physician portal in multiple rounds of venture capital financing totaling over $60 million in venture financing; Represented medical device reprocessing company in multiple rounds of venture capital financing totaling over $38 million in financing; Represented manufacturer of small wind turbines in multiple round of venture capital financing; Represented medical device company in its $7.5 million Series B Preferred Stock financing; Represented drug development company in multiple rounds of Series A and Series B private equity investment; Represented a drug development company in its license of technology from the Translational Genomic Research Institute (TGen) and Series A Preferred Stock financing by Silicon Valley venture capital fund; Represented a company with an online information and collaboration portal for physicians in its license of technology from TGen and private equity investment; Represented Palo Alto venture capital fund in its lead investment in a $4 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of software company; Represented venture capital fund in its Series A Preferred Stock financing of Atlanta-based software company; Represented German venture capital fund in its $3 million Series A Preferred Stock financing of a Denver-based life sciences company; Represented venture capital fund in its $8 million Series C Preferred Stock financing of Denver-based software company; Represented Sacramento-based venture capital fund in its investment in an information technology company; Represented venture capital fund in its investment as lead investor in a medical diagnostics company; Represented venture capital fund in its investment as lead investor in a semiconductor company; Represented Internet company in its recapitalization and placement of Preferred Stock and debt financing to Silicon Valley venture capital investors; Fund Formations: Represented Phoenix-based life science fund in the formation and raising of a $20 million fund; Represented Phoenix-based private equity fund in the formation and raising of a $120 million fund; Represented and advised numerous private equity sponsors in the formation and raising of opportunity funds, venture funds and private equity funds from private investors that focus on the investment in or acquisition of identified operating businesses, real estate, and distressed loans or assets; Securities Offerings & Related Transactions: Represented numerous public companies in PIPE transactions; Represented companies seeking to take their companies public; Represented public companies in the adoption or termination poison pills and related anti-takeover measures, stock repurchase programs and tender offers as well as public equity and debt financing

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