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Dan Philion is a member of the banking & finance practice in Reed Smith’s Financial Industry Group.  Dan’s practice includes finance transactions with an emphasis on leveraged and acquisition finance.  He represents lenders, private equity sponsors and borrowers on a variety of secured and unsecured transactions.  Dan previously served as SVP & General Counsel for a private equity-backed, cloud-based software company, where he advised on a broad scope of business and legal issues including debt and equity finance, mergers and acquisitions, employment matters, commercial transactions, litigation, IP and data security, and general corporate matters.


  • Fordham University School of Law, 2008, J.D., Managing Editor, Journal of Corporate & Financial Law
  • Binghamton University, State University of New York, 2002, B.A., English

  • New York
  • Connecticut