Daniel J. Michaels

Dan Michaels' practice is concentrated in the areas of complex business transactions, with a particular focus on the representation of private equity funds and public and privately held companies on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters.

Dan regularly represents buyout funds and strategic buyers and sellers in domestic and international M&A, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, joint ventures, venture and growth capital investments, and debt and equity financings. He also frequently advises clients on securities and corporate governance matters, equity incentive arrangements, private financings, and other general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2016, Dan represented The Carlyle Group in numerous matters, including in its $3.2 billion acquisition of the industrial packaging group segment of Illinois Tool Works; Arlington Capital Partners in numerous matters, including its acquisition and subsequent sale to Blackstone of MB Aerospace; and SunEdison in connection with its $2.2 billion acquisition of Vivint Solar. He also has represented MidOcean Partners, Murray Energy, and Sagent Pharmaceuticals, among many others.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Private Equity and 2) Mergers and Acquisitions
Law School Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D.,1999)
Education Duke University (A.B.1994)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar Associations,Virginia State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Jones Day
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-michaels-83a49541
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