Daniel Angel is an associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Strategic Sourcing and Commercial Transactions Practice Group.
Mr. Angel focuses his practice on outsourcing transactions, intellectual property licensing, commercial technology transactions and intellectual property and information technology issues in connection with mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions. He has worked with a broad variety of clients ranging from market leaders to start-ups in a wide range of industries including financial services, private equity funds, life sciences and specialty chemicals, insurance, energy and telecommunications.
Mr. Angel is ranked in Chambers and Partners for his work on corporate technology transactions and in Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star.
Mr. Angel has represented clients on technology related transactions since 2003. In this area, Mr. Angel focuses on intellectual property and information technology issues in connection with corporate transactions, including private equity representations, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs and distressed lending. His experience includes negotiating and documenting intellectual property and information technology representations and warranties, complex transition services agreements, trademark licensing arrangements and technology-related joint ventures and strategic alliances. Additionally, Mr. Angel has substantial experience assisting clients with complex technology licensing arrangements, including patent, trademark, copyright and software licensing.
He also represents clients on legal and business issues relating to complex international outsourcing transactions, including structuring, negotiating and documenting information technology and business process outsourcing transactions. His information technology experience includes the outsourcing of numerous IT functions, including infrastructure, applications development and maintenance, end-user computing, help desk and network operations and his business process outsourcing experience includes the outsourcing of middle and back office financial services processes, facility management functions, claims processing, human resources, payroll processing, finance and accounting functions and procurement.
Mr. Angel received his B.ChE in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University in 1995 and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law in 2003 where he was the editor-in-chief of the International and Comparative Law Journal. In 2002, Mr. Angel served as a judicial extern for Judge Jay C. Zainey at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He has been a member of the New York Bar since 2004 and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York since 2005. Mr. Angel is currently in the middle of a three-year rotation as a member of the Trademarks and Unfair Competition Committee at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and is a member of the Intellectual Property Committee at the American Bar Association.