Dan works with both private and public companies as they expand through mergers and acquisitions, and facilitates growth strategies through equity, debt and complex financing transactions. Dan advises clients on a variety of international business and trade matters, including customs broker and NVOCC certification and dual-use export restrictions. Dan also works with Ohio-based Japanese automotive component manufacturers to navigate international supply chain and contract issues.
Dan is also a member of Porter Wright's Oil & Gas Practice Group, where he counsels pipeline and natural gas companies regarding real property, easement, and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Porter Wright, Dan served as a foreign law clerk at the Law Offices of Yanagida & Nomura in Tokyo, Japan. He also clerked for The Honorable Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV, U.S. District Judge for the District of Massachusetts.