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Daniel Peters Brings Significant Private Equity and M&A Experience to Group

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel H. Peters has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Corporate practice group. Peters was most recently a partner at Winston & Strawn.

“Our corporate group had a very active 2020 and 2021 looks like it will be even busier,” said Sheppard Mullin vice chairman Jon Newby. “We’re helping clients across the country with complex transactional work, and Dan’s skillset is an ideal fit for us.”

Commenting on the addition of Peters, Linda Michaelson, Corporate practice group leader, said, “The current climate for private equity investments and deals is hot and Dan will be a terrific – and much welcomed – addition. We’ve been focusing on expanding our already considerable private equity capabilities and Dan’s broad and deep experience is a terrific complement to our existing team.”

Peters handles domestic and cross-border transactions in a variety of industries, focusing on M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances and investments. He regularly represents clients in the purchase and sale of companies and business assets, and has substantial experience advising both strategic investors and issuers in venture capital and similar investment transactions. He also counsels such companies in various legal aspects of their business operations and activities, including corporate governance and compliance matters. He advises emerging companies in various stages of growth, providing legal and strategic guidance in all phases from formation through exit. He received his B.B.A. from Loyola Marymount University and his J.D. from the University of California Berkeley.

About Sheppard Mullin’s Corporate Practice

One of the firm’s core strengths, Sheppard Mullin’s Corporate practice group assists clients throughout the United States and abroad in maximizing their business opportunities. We represent clients that range from private to public companies and from startups and emerging businesses to international corporations. We are proud to offer CRADLE TO LIQUIDITY® services. We provide general business legal advice, assist in structuring and implementing major transactions, prepare agreements to address unique business arrangements and consult with clients to resolve major business and ownership issues. We handle such matters as initial and later stage venture and other financings; leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations; public offerings; mergers and acquisitions; SEC compliance; private equity transactions; real estate capital markets transactions; corporate, LLC and partnership formation; and corporate partnering, joint venture and other strategic alliance arrangements. Because of our diverse client base, we have experience representing substantial entities in complicated multinational and multi-state transactions, as well as advising smaller and emerging clients on the full spectrum of business matters.

About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full-service Global 100 firm with more than 950 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, industry-leading companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high-stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm’s clients include almost half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit


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