Daniel S. Daines Jones Waldo Executive Committee

Daniel S. Daines


Daniel Daines represents public and privately held companies, investors, and entrepreneurs in complex business transactions, with particular focus in mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, business formation, corporate restructuring, private equity and venture capital transactions, fund formation, regulatory compliance, securities offerings and regulation, intellectual property licensing, corporate governance and compliance work, and other general business, commercial and contractual matters.

Daniel is especially active in the technology, life sciences, healthcare, and financial services industries, where he has experience counseling and mentoring clients through all business stages, from startup to exit transactions.


Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P., Associate (2014 -2016), Mitchell & Barlow, P.C., Associate (2012-2014), Callister Nebeker and McCullough, P.C., Associate (2008-2012), Baker & McKenzie, Rome, Italy, Legal Extern (2007)

Education & Admissions


J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University, J.D., 2009, Associate Editor, BYU Law Review, Lead Articles Editor, BYU Education and Law Journal, Brigham Young University – B.A. (History/Business), 2006

Bar Admittance


Professional Affiliations

  • VentureCapital.org, Volunteer Mentor
  • Central Utah Art Center (“CUAC”) (Public Charity), Board Member
  • Salt Lake Donated Dental Services (Public Charity), Board Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association


  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite: Up and Coming (2015-2016)