Daniel B. Silver’s practice includes corporate and financial matters and government regulation, ranging from structured financings to foreign acquisitions in the United States (including national security aspects of such acquisitions).
He began work at the firm in 1968, became a partner in 1976 and became senior counsel in 1997.
Daniel was resident in the Brussels office from 1983 to 1985, where he worked on EU competition, trade and regulatory matters, as well as on international corporate matters. From 1978 to 1979 he was the General Counsel of the National Security Agency, and from 1979 to 1981 he was General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, rejoining the firm in May 1981.
Daniel is a member of the American Bar Association sections on antitrust, international and public contract law and a former member of the Standing Committee on Law and National Security. He has taught as an Adjunct Professor and as Distinguished Visitor from Practice (Spring 1993) at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Daniel is the author of articles on EC antitrust and antidumping law, U.S. banking and structured finance issues, and intelligence and national security law, as well as a book and several articles on anthropology. He is a frequent speaker at professional conferences and symposia.