Daniel Weissman is a corporate associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.

Mr. Weissman advises public and private companies, private equity funds, and strategic investors on a wide range of matters in the media, sports and entertainment, technology, retail and consumer, and healthcare industries.

As part of his active pro bono practice, Mr. Weissman helps low-income entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, and advises civic organizations and nonprofits on general legal matters.

While in law school, Mr. Weissman was the president of Duke University’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society.

Mr. Weissman’s experience includes advising:

  • Endeavor in its US$775 million sale of Endeavor Content to CJ ENM
  • Endeavor in its pending US$1.2 billion acquisition of OpenBet from Scientific Games
  • Endeavor in the acquisition of multiple MLB Professional Development League Clubs and the creation of Diamond Baseball Holdings
  • Endeavor Group Holdings in connection with its initial public offering
  • Virgin Orbit in its US$3.2 billion merger with NextGen Acquisition Corp. II
  • Owlet in its US$1.4 billion merger with Sandbridge Acquisition Corporation
  • GCM Grosvenor (NASDAQ: GCMG) in its US$2 billion merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp.
  • Hyundai Motor Group in its pending acquisition of an 80% interest in Boston Dynamics from SoftBank in a transaction valuing Boston Dynamics at US$1.1 billion
  • KKR in its joint venture with BMG to acquire music rights
  • KKR in its acquisition of a majority stake in Ryan Tedder and OneRepublic’s music catalog
  • Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners on multiple corporate transactions
  • Silver Lake Partners in its acquisition of TEG, an Australia-based live entertainment and ticketing company
  • Virgin Galactic LLC in its US$1.5 billion merger with Social Capital Hedosophia
  • Endeavor (formerly WME-IMG) in the combination of its IMG College business with Learfield Communications and its acquisition of a majority equity stake in entertainment hospitality leader On Location Experiences
  • Boat Rocker Media, a global entertainment company, in its investment in talent management and production company Untitled Entertainment*
  • Apollo Global Management in its acquisition of the Cox Media Group’s broadcast television group, newspaper and radio station portfolios*
  • General Electric in the sale of its BioPharma business to Danaher for US$21.4 billion*
  • Sagewind Capital and its portfolio company, By Light IT Services LLC, a provider of IT, cloud, cyber and infrastructure solutions to the US Federal Government, in By Light’s acquisition of Metova Federal*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2018
    Cum Laude
  • BA (Hons), University of Michigan, 2015
    with distinction