Joseph F. Daniels

Partner

Worldwide Plaza
825 Eighth Ave., 31st Fl.
New York, NY 10019
jdaniels@mccarter.com

Joseph Daniels is Co-Chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies practice. He represents startup to publicly-held technology, life science and consumer companies, venture capital and private equity funds and investment banks in a wide range of seed and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and other public offerings. He regularly advises a broad range of startups, venture-backed companies and VC funds about, and has led hundreds of venture and strategic financing transactions. Mr. Daniels has helped companies and private equity firms handle dozens of merger, acquisition and disposition transactions. Additionally, he has represented issuers and underwriters in scores of IPOs and follow-on public offerings involving companies in the technology, life sciences and consumer sectors, including leading investment banks such as Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Oppenheimer.

Mr. Daniels also serves as outside general counsel for numerous companies, assisting them with everything from day-to-day business transactions to multinational strategic alliance transactions ranging from technology and distribution partnerships to joint ventures. He focuses on representing clients involved in high-growth sectors, and has experience with a broad range of industries, including adtech, agile aerospace, artificial intelligence, biotech, blockchain, cleantech, consumer, cryptocurrency, digital media, ecommerce, energy, Internet of Things, Fintech/financial services, life sciences, mobile, semiconductor, software and telecommunications.

Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley,

    1992

    Managing Articles Editor, Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Southern California Law Review

Bar Admissions

New York, California