Daniel I. Papermaster

Dan Papermaster is operating partner on Bingham’s Managing Partner Team and is co-chair of the firm’s Transactional Finance Group. He focuses on corporate finance, primarily representing various types of financial institutions, hedge funds and large corporations in financing and restructuring transactions. A significant portion of his practice is concentrated on syndicated bank financings, representing hedge funds in debt and equity investments and cross-border financings as well as representing institutional investors of privately placed debt. He also represents numerous entities involved in economic development projects in Hartford.

Dan has long been active in Connecticut politics. In March 2009, he was appointed by Sens. Christopher Dodd and Joseph Lieberman, and he continues to serve on the select committee to screen candidates for high-level federal appointments, including Connecticut’s U.S. attorney, federal judicial nominations for Connecticut and federal magistrates in Connecticut. He also served as general chairman of Hartford Debate ’96, the organizing committee, which hosted the first presidential debate of 1996 between President Bill Clinton and Sen. Bob Dole. He acted as senior adviser to Sen. Lieberman’s 2000 vice presidential campaign, as legal counsel to Sen. Lieberman’s 2006 U.S. Senate campaign and as lead negotiator of Sen. Lieberman’s Senate debates. In 2010, he served as legal counsel to Republican gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel. Dan has also worked on the transition teams of both Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Sen. Lieberman. In addition, he was a member of Sen. Dodd’s campaign and senate staff. In 2003, he was appointed by the mayor of the city of Hartford to chair a commission to reorganize the corporation counsel’s office of the City of Hartford.

Dan is also involved in community activities. He serves on the board of directors of Camp Laurelwood and has been the chairman of Hartford’s Mark Twain Days Festival. He also served on the original steering committee of the Connecticut Capitol Region Growth Council for the Millennium Project and on the board of directors of the Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford Jewish Federation, the Mark Twain House and the WKND Greater Hartford Initiative.

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Areas of Practice 1) Banking and Leveraged Finance, 2) Financial Services, 3) Institutional Finance, 4) Japanese Practice, 5) Insurance, 6) Energy and 7) Healthcare
Law School University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1989
Education University of Michigan, B.A., 1986
Bar Member / Association Connecticut State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
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