Daniel Wolf’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions where he represents public and private companies, as well as private equity firms, in a variety of domestic and international transactions. His transactional experience spans the range of M&A activity including many significant cross-border and contested transactions. He also counsels public company clients on governance, finance, securities and other general corporate matters.

Daniel was named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer in 2020 and by the annual Deal Awards in 2019. His work in 2019 also earned him the distinction of being named #1 on MergerLinks’ list of the “Top M&A Lawyers in North America.” In the last nine consecutive years, Chambers and Partners listed Daniel as a top M&A attorney in Chambers USA. According to Chambers Global, one source noted him as an “exceptional lawyer” and “one of the smartest guys I have ever met.” In 2017, 2018 and 2019, Daniel is listed as a “Leading Lawyer” in The Legal 500 U.S. for M&A — Large Deals ($1BN+), recognized in Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance and named an MVP by Law360. Daniel is also listed as a New York Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013–2017 and endorsed by PLC’s Mergers and Acquisitions multi-jurisdictional guide.


Thought Leadership


Daniel is a leading contributing author of the Kirkland M&A Update. Daniel’s thought leadership has been recognized by various academic and business publications, including The WSJ, Harvard Law School's Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, The NYT's Deal Professor, Investment Dealers’ Digest, Deal Lawyers, Practical Law Company and Law360.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1996New York


  • Hebrew


  • London School of Economics and Political ScienceLL.B.First Class Honours1995