Daniel Mitz is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice.
He represents companies in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He has extensive experience advising clients on corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters.
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Daniel served as the global head of Tech M&A for Jones Day. Daniel has lived and worked in Silicon Valley for the past 25 years.
- SAP in its acquisitions of Qualtrics ($8 billion), Callidus ($2.4 billion), Concur ($8.3 billion), Ariba ($4.3 billion) and Sybase ($5.8 billion)
- Nvidia in its acquisition of Mellanox ($6.9 billion)
- Cylance in its sale to BlackBerry ($1.4 billion)
- Oclaro in its sale to Lumentum ($1.8 billion)
- Inside Secure in its acquisition of Verimatrix for approximately $143 million
- Hitachi Vantara in its acquisitions of REAN Cloud and Pentaho
- VMware in its acquisitions of CloudHealth Technologies and Arkin
- Ansys in its acquisitions of Granta Design and Optis
- Lam Research in its acquisitions of Novellus ($3.3 billion), attempted acquisition of KLA-Tencor ($10.6 billion) and acquisition of Coventor
- Canyon Bridge in its attempted acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor ($1.3 billion)
- Itron in its acquisitions of Silver Spring Networks ($830 million) and Comverge ($100 million)
- Linear Technology in its sale to Analog Devices ($14.8 billion)
- Intersil in its sale to Renesas Electronics ($3.2 billion)
- Atmel in its attempted sale to Dialog Semiconductor ($4.6 billion) and subsequent sale to Microchip ($3.6 billion)
New York University School of Law
- New York University Law Review
University of Michigan
Awards & Accolades
- Law360 MVP – Technology (2017)
- “Top 100 Lawyers in California,” Daily Journal (2012 and 2016)
- Chambers USA – Corporate/M&A – Northern California (2019)