Biography

Dan assists companies large and small, providing owners with practical and clear advice on how best to navigate their day-to-day business decisions. While Dan has particular depth of experience in commercial lending and real estate-based transactions, he is called upon by partners across the firm for help on a variety of general business matters, including planning and structuring of business transactions; mergers and acquisitions; and purchase and sale of assets, stock, and limited liability company interests. His extensive experience in contract negotiations includes:

  • Operating Agreements
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Consulting Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Loan and Security Agreements
  • Promissory Notes

Dan is committed to giving back to the communities he’s a part of. Whether serving on alumni committees for his alma mater, or participating in Leadership Greater Concord activities locally, he enjoys opportunities to stay connected and contribute. While in law school, he served on the Senior Board and as Community Service Chair of the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, Cockrell Inn, and the Gerald T. Bennett Inn of Court. As an undergrad, he was a member of several honor societies, including Phi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Alpha Lambda Delta, and received the Excellence in Political Science Award and the Skookum Award.

Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Dan was a corporate and real estate associate for five years in Palm Beach Gardens and Lakeland, Florida.

A New England native, Dan lives in Merrimack, New Hampshire.

Professional Activities

  • Leadership Greater Concord, Class of 2022
  • Concord TV, Board Member, 2021 – Present
  • Capital Area Student Leadership, Steering Committee, 2023 – Present
  • Western New England University, Grants Committee, 2021 – Present
  • League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Board Member, 2023 – Present

Firm Highlights

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Matthew C. Worthen Joins Preti Flaherty’s Real Estate and Finance Practice Group

Preti Flaherty is pleased to welcome Matthew C. Worthen as a Director in the firm’s Real Estate and Finance Group. Worthen previously served as a Shareholder and Chair of the Real Estate Group at...

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Copyright Litigation: Substantial Similarity

In copyright litigation, courts assess substantial similarity to determine if alleged copying constitutes infringement. This evaluation involves comparing works across different categories using objective measures and subjective impressions to weigh similarities and dissimilarities. Even when...

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Compliance for Two—What Employers Need to Know about the Newly Effective Final Regulation for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

On June 18, 2024 the final rule from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) takes effect, clarifying employers' obligations under this landmark legislation. Effective since June 27...

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Preti Flaherty Names Michael S. Smith as Managing Partner

Preti Flaherty announced this week the election of Michael S. Smith as the firm’s new Managing Partner, effective July 15, 2024. He succeeds David Van Slyke, who is resuming his role as chair of...

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What Is the Affirmative Relief Announcement?

On June 18, 2024, President Biden announced  a series of immigration actions  using the authority granted to him by our existing immigration laws. These actions will help certain undocumented individuals in the United States...

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Preti Flaherty Welcomes Trusts and Estates Attorney Dianne Ricardo to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Dianne Ricardo has joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Based out of the firm’s Concord, New Hampshire office, Dianne focuses her practice on comprehensive estate...

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10 Preti Attorneys, 6 Practice Groups Honored in National Rankings

Ten Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected by Chambers USA for inclusion in their premiere annual list of America’s leading lawyers. Preti is recognized for excellence in the practice areas...

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Looking to 'new generation,' Preti Flaherty promotes 42-year-old litigator to managing partner

Effective July 15, Michael S. Smith has been named managing partner of the law firm Preti Flaherty. Michael succeeds David Van Slyke, who will resume his role as chair of the firm’s environmental practice...

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Supreme Court Clarifies Constitutionality of Outdoor Camping Bans

Earlier today the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in the  City of Grants Pass, Oregon v. Johnson et al. , overturning a 2019 decision from the 9 th  Circuit Court, which held...

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Portland law firm Preti Flaherty unveils renovated HQ space

Preti Flaherty has remodeled its Portland headquarters, spanning three floors and 41,000 square feet at One City Center. The update features hybrid workstations, collaborative areas, and an internal staircase that integrates flexible conference and...