Daniel Cho is a corporate associate in the Firm’s Chicago office, representing a mix of private equity and corporate clients in mergers and acquisitions, public and private divestitures, strategic minority and preferred equity investments, joint ventures, commercial real estate, securitized and mezzanine financings, and portfolio acquisitions.

Daniel was previously an Associate at Beacon Capital Partners where he was responsible for asset management, market intel and strategic value add initiatives. He was also Director of Business Development and Senior Architect at Safdie Architects in Boston. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management, and Bachelor in Architecture degree from Rhode Island School of Design.


Thought Leadership


“Cultural Tradition Dictates Design”, Airport Business, April 2012

“Responding to the Essence of Place”, Concept, November 2011

“A Place Becoming the History of Architecture”, DesignNet, September 2010

“Singapore: Marina Bay Sands”, Concept, July 2010


Co-Chair, Kellogg Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference, 2017


UNC Real Estate Development Challenge, 1st Place, 2016

Visiting Critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2011

Visiting Critic at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

American Institute of Architects

Certified LEED AP, US Green Building Council


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017Illinois


  • English
  • Korean


  • Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.2017
  • Northwestern University Kellogg School of ManagementM.B.A., Finance & Real Estate2017
  • Rhode Island School of DesignB.Arch.2007
  • Kyung Hee UniversityCivil Engineering