Daniel Alper joined Blitzer, Clancy & Company in 2009 and has worked on several complex client engagements and corporate finance transactions. Dan supports the firm with solid structuring, tax and execution skills and is particularly respected for his ability to skillfully manage the human sensibilities and emotional drivers inherent in each transaction. He was formerly the founding partner of a significant loan originator and investment manager partnered with Credit Suisse. The company originated and managed a portfolio of life finance instruments for its own account as well as on behalf of institutional investors.
Mr. Alper’s extensive experience includes being General Counsel to several companies as well as representing investment firms and companies in real estate, private equity, merger and acquisition and financing transactions. Mr. Alper advises clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private equity, structured finance and corporate finance transactions. He represents private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds, publicly traded companies, investment banks, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, emerging-growth companies and privately held companies in a variety of industries, including energy, real estate, technology, insurance, financial services and corporate barter.
He honed his legal and business acumen as counsel to the national law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP where he focused on complex real estate, insurance and financing transactions. Prior to his tenure at Greenberg Traurig, Mr. Alper made his mark at O’Sullivan Graev & Karabell LPP one of the then preeminent law firms focusing on private equity and venture capital (now, O’Melveny & Myers), providing legal, risk-management, financial and restructuring solutions nationwide.
Dan holds a Master of Laws degree (in taxation) from New York University School of Law, a law degree from The American University Washington College of Law and a Bachelor’s degree from The American University.