Dan Van Fleet is a debt finance associate in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices of Latham & Watkins.
Mr. Van Fleet has a global practice spanning the US, Europe, and Asia. He represents borrowers and lenders as well as venture capital and private equity firms with respect to their portfolio companies’ debt needs and their own loan facilities.
Mr. Van Fleet has closed more than US$30 billion in venture, structured, leveraged, and project debt financings, secured and unsecured, in numerous industries over hundreds of transactions. His industry experience includes technology, life sciences, healthcare, energy, digital media, and retail. He has advised startup clients in particular through refinancings and exit opportunities, and he has guided clients through defaults and other downside situations.
He advises clients in all stages of debt financing, including term sheets, loan documents (including security agreements, guarantees, and subordination agreements), refinancings, payoffs, distress, and remedies.
In law school, Mr. Van Fleet was an editor on the Duke Law Journal, Duke Law & Technology Review, the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum.