OUR ATTORNEYS

San Antonio Lawyer

CONTACT

Direct: (210) 424-4522
Facsimile: (210) 424-4521
Email: Daniel M. Elder

Daniel M. Elder

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LARGE FIRM EXPERIENCE

  • Matthews & Branscomb PC (San Antonio 1988-2004) Shareholder (1995-2004) Corporate Department Leader (1996-2004) Director (1996-2004) President (2000-2004)
  • Cox Smith Matthews (San Antonio, 2004-2010) Shareholder (2004-2010)

EDUCATION

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1988
University of Notre Dame, B.A. , with high honors, 1985

EXPERIENCE AND REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Practice Areas
Emerging Growth Company Development
Mergers & Acquisitions
General Business Counseling
Partnerships and Joint Ventures
Private Placement of Securities
Contract Negotiations

Industry Experience
Telecommunications/Media/Technology
Energy
Retail/Distribution/Manufacturing/Services
Healthcare

LICENSES

Admitted to Practice Law in Texas, 1988

BIOGRAPHY

Dan is a founding shareholder of our firm and serves as the firm’s President. Dan began his legal career in 1988 when he joined the Business Department of Matthews & Branscomb, one of the largest and most prominent law firms in San Antonio at that time. Beginning in 1996, Dan assumed an active management role in the firm and served as the president of Matthews & Branscomb from 2000 until 2004 when the firm combined with Cox Smith, to create Cox Smith Matthews (now Dykema), the largest firm in San Antonio at the time. Dan left Cox Smith Matthews in July of 2010 to form Daniel M. Elder PC.

Dan has spent his professional career practicing as a business attorney, providing general counsel and transactional services to several of the most successful and reputable businesses and business people in San Antonio. During his 29 years of practice, a substantial portion of his time has been devoted to emerging growth companies, several of which are now leading companies in their industries. Dan has experience representing both investors and founders of new enterprises, as well as experience in venture backed financings. Dan has a passion for working with growing companies, entrepreneurs and investor interests.