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Danny Krakower is a business attorney and corporate advisor.  In his 30+ years of legal practice, he has counseled many individuals and businesses on entity formation and structuring issues and business planning matters.  He helps clients effectively navigate the legal and business challenges they face and has a particular talent for resolving partnership and shareholder disputes (corporate divorce). Danny’s sound, well-reasoned guidance has proven essential to the success of his clients, as evidenced by the number of companies he has represented throughout the lifecycle of their business. 

Danny often serves businesses as an unofficial “general counsel” for clients’ companies, developing an understanding of their day-to-day operations, and establishing relationships with key personnel. Gaining this level of insight, he is well-positioned to not only react to legal issues that may arise, but to also be proactive in helping the business avoid potential legal issues.

Danny’s substantial business transaction experience includes several mergers and acquisitions having transaction values ranging from $10 million to in excess of $100 million. In addition to M&A, he negotiates and documents many forms of business transactions including debt and equity financings, joint ventures and strategic partnering.  Danny has facilitated numerous private placement equity financings in excess of $5 million, and joint venture development projects in excess of $150 million.  He also has significant experience in the development, protection and exploitation of technology and proprietary rights.

Through his service as a volunteer board member and general counsel to various charitable organizations in the Montgomery County, Maryland community, Danny has gained substantial experience in tax-exempt organization law. As a testament to his keen ability to strategically guide businesses, Danny was appointed to lead the firm’s Strategic Planning Committee and was elected by his peers to serve on the firm’s Board of Directors.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Member
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Member
  • Lecturer on Business Transactions for several organizations, including the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers and the Bar Association of Montgomery County

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Lecturer on Business Transactions for several organizations, including the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers and the Bar Association of Montgomery County

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