Biography

Daniel Angel is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of both the firm's Technology Transactions Practice Group and its Strategic Sourcing and Commercial Transactions Practice Group.  Mr. Angel is a transactional attorney who has represented clients on technology-related transactions since 2003.  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, 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.  Chambers notes Mr. Angel "really knows the subject matter" and describe him as "a talented young guy who's been doing this work for a long time."

Technology Transactions Practice

In this area, Mr. Angel focuses on the development, acquisition, licensing and exploitation of intellectual property.  He has substantial experience in patent licensing and cross-licensing agreements, the development and licensing of software, technology development and collaboration arrangements, content licensing and trademark licensing and co-branding agreements.  He also regularly advises clients 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, transitional trademark licensing arrangements and technology-related joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Strategic Sourcing and Commercial Transactions Practice

In this area, Mr. Angel focuses on representing 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, desktop and network operations and his business process outsourcing experience includes the outsourcing of middle and back office financial services processes, facility management functions, insurance claims processing, human resources, payroll processing, finance and accounting functions and procurement.  Mr. Angel also regularly represents clients on general commercial contracting arrangements, including supply and distribution agreements, co-packing arrangements, manufacturing agreements and servicing arrangements.

Mr. Angel received his Bachelor of 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 third year 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.

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "IP Issues in Outsourcing,"  Lawline (April 22, 2015). 
  • Presenter, "Pricing and Financial Structures," PLI's Outsourcing: Structuring, Negotiation and Governance (Chicago, 2012).
  • Presenter, "Pricing and Financial Structures," PLI's Outsourcing: Structuring, Negotiation and Governance (New York, 2011).

Education

  • Tulane University - 2003 - J.D., cum laude
  • Villanova University - 1995 - Bachelors-Chemical Engineering

Admissions

  • New York Bar