Daniel Seale is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is a Co-chair of the firm’s global Banking Practice. Mr. Seale is a member of the Finance Department and the Banking, Capital Markets and Private Equity practices, and is a member of the firm's Strategic Client Committee. He is a former Vice Chair of the firm's Associates Committee and former local chair for the Finance Department in the New York office.
Mr. Seale’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of financial institutions, borrowers and issuers in leveraged finance transactions with a particular focus on acquisition financings. Mr. Seale has also represented buyers and sellers in both public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions.
Mr. Seale was named as a leading banking lawyer by Chambers USA from 2008 to 2015. Chambers Global 2012 named him as a leader in his field. Chambers Global 2013 - 2015 ranked him for US Banking & Finance. The Legal 500 US also named Mr. Seale a leading banking lawyer in its 2008, 2009 and 2010 guides.
Mr. Seale served as a Judicial Clerk to Chief Judge Ronald Lagueux of the United States District Court, District of Rhode Island.