Daniel Cote is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Cote advises private fund sponsors, investors, and joint venture participants in formation and structuring of, investment in, and operation of, private investment funds.

Mr. Cote represents private fund sponsors, investors, and joint venture participants on a range of domestic and cross-border private investment fund matters.

His practice work includes:

  • Formation and structuring of private equity investment funds
  • Negotiation of investment terms on both sponsor and investor side
  • Day-to-day operations throughout the life of private equity investment funds
  • SPAC transactions

Mr. Cote brings particular experience in raising large funds for private fund sponsors.

Mr. Cote maintains an active pro bono practice, advising nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations on licensing applications and related compliance in respect of medical equipment and services.

Mr. Cote has advised:

  • Energy Capital Partners on multiple co-investments and SPAC transactions
  • Riverstone Holdings on flagship fundraises, co-investments, SPAC transactions, and ongoing fund operations
  • Juniper Capital on flagship fundraises, co-investments, and ongoing fund operations
  • Chambers Energy Capital on flagship fundraises and ongoing fund operations
  • StepStone Group on investments into climate technology funds
  • AUA Private Equity Partners on flagship fundraises and ongoing fund operations
  • CARE USA and the International Committee of the Red Cross on medical equipment and services licensing in Syria and Turkey

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Education

  • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 2016
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA, Trinity College, 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English