Daniel J. Norris

Daniel J. Norris (Woburn, Massachusetts)

Daniel J. Norris

Attorney in Woburn, MA
Dan is the Chair of McLane Middleton's Corporate Department as well as a member of the firm's Management Committee. Dan focuses his practice on merger and acquisition transactions, corporate finance transactions, and contracts, and general business representation. Dan has specific industry experience in manufacturing, insurance, in renewable energy, and independent schools.

Dan received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law (1995) and his B.A., with distinction from Purdue University (1992). Dan also was a Law Clerk for the New Hampshire Superior Court and he was an Intern with the Civil Bureau of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.


•New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Regional Advisory Board Member
•Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem (NH) Board of Directors
•Holds office of Advocate for the Bishop Peterson Counsel of the Knights of Columbus
•Member of the New England Legal Foundation New Hampshire Advisory Committee
•Served as Chair, Town of Salem Charter Reform Committee
•(former) Vice Chair of the Town of Salem (NH) Zoning Board of Adjustment


•Dan is a graduate of Leadership New Hampshire
•Manchester Union Leader's 40 Under Forty
Chambers USA: A Guide to America's Leading Lawyers (Corporate/Commercial) (2007-2011)
•Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem (NH) - 2007 President Award for outstanding board service
•Granite United Way - Chairman's Award 2012 for his leadership in the Greater Salem area

Articles & Presentations

Written By Daniel
•Union Leader: KNOW THE LAW - Slow Paying Customers- 05/2010
•How Family-Owned Construction Firms Can Plan for Succession
•The Best Defense to Construction Litigation - Don't Get Sued
•The Anatomy of a Business Sale Term Sheet
•The Delaware Series Limited Liability Company: An Untested Asset Firewall View More Articles & Presentations

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Business Law
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Utilities and Telecommunications
  • Professional Services
  • Securities Law
  • Technology
  • Corporate
  • Education
  • Land Use and Development
  • Utility

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Director & Chair of Corporate Department
Admission Details
Admitted in 1995, New Hampshire
1996, Massachusetts
U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
Law School Attended
Northeastern University School of Law
Class of 1995
University Attended
Purdue University
Class of 1992
with distinction
Representative Cases
Representative Work; groSolar; Bank of America; Brown Brothers Harriman; Answer is Fitness, Inc; Represented regional home healthcare medical products company in a $24,000,000 stock sale to the leading national provider of home healthcare products and services. Represented public company in the energy industry in $20,000,000 private debt financing. Represented Fortune 100 company in the sale of one of its business units and associated real estate. Represented specialty outdoor equipment designer and manufacturer in a round of financing from a global leader in the outdoor equipment industry involving the issuance of Series A Preferred Stock and Warrants. Represented a leading regional real estate brokerage firm in the restructuring of a joint venture with a Fortune 500 company related to real estate settlement services. Represented solar energy company in a financing transaction with a venture capital investor involving the issuance of Series A Preferred Stock. Represented New England-based solar energy company with the acquisition of a business in Washington State. Serves as corporate counsel to public company held company in the wireless communications industry in merger with a public company. Represented employee benefits and property and casualty insurance agency with the sale of its property and casualty line of business in an asset sale to a regional insurance brokerage company. Represented founding member of a medical practice with the redemption of his stock by the practice. Represented Canadian manufacturing company and its United States subsidiary with a secured financing from the U. S. branch of a Canadian bank and the guaranty of debt the manufacturing company has with a Canadian bank by the U.S. subsidiary. Represented company based in New York in the commercial maritime communications industry in the private placement of Series A Preferred Stock and warrants in a negotiated sale to venture capital investors in two rounds.

Community Contributions

Community Contributions
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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
TradeCenter 128, 300 Trade Center, Suite 6400,
Woburn, MA 01801
603 628 1408
Office Information
Office Information
Daniel J. Norris
Director & Chair of Corporate Department
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
TradeCenter 128, 300 Trade Center, Suite 6400,
Woburn, MA 01801

Maintains an office in multiple locations
McLane Middleton, Professional Association (Woburn, Massachusetts)