Daniel advises clients in the Fintech, blockchain, defi, Web3 and NFT ecosystems – and those who interact with them – on the strategic and commercial issues core to their business models, particularly at the intersection of intellectual property and data. He serves as global head of Orrick’s multi-disciplinary Fintech practice.
Daniel works with a variety of innovative tech companies at all stages that are adapting to the fast-changing tech and regulatory ecosystem by helping them develop practical, risk-adjusted solutions, including:
Daniel has been recognized by Legal 500 2022 as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ for Technology Transactions. He has written extensively on cryptocurrency ecosystem matters, privacy and personal data structuring and compliance issues. He serves as adjunct professor at Cornell Tech, where he teaches a course on Fintech and Crypto start-up issues. Before becoming a lawyer, Daniel spent several years teaching physics in Doha, Qatar.