People: Daniel Emmet Larkin, Partner

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Daniel Emmet Larkin

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5244
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Dan Larkin is a partner in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. Mr. Larkin specializes in asset-backed transactions and financings and has experience advising on structured financings, public-private partnerships, capital sourcing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, privatizations, development projects, securitizations and restructurings. He has particular experience with transactions in the hospitality and leisure, real estate, transport, energy, construction, consumer products and retail, and media and entertainment industries.

Mr. Larkin’s career also includes positions as Global Head of Hospitality at a large international law firm along with other senior management positions in real estate capital markets and finance, as managing director (and Head of the European Global Hospitality & Leisure Group) with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Financial Advisory Group in London, and in senior executive roles with Hyatt International Corporation and Ameritech during which he provided legal counsel and business advice on matters throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

Among professional associations, he has served as an officer of the International Bar Association and as an officer of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law.

Mr. Larkin is recognized in The Legal 500 2017 for Corporate M&A mid-market and highly regarded for Commercial Contracts. He is also recognized as a specialist in Commercial Contracts by Chambers UK 2016.

Dan Larkin is a partner in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Chicago office. Mr. Larkin specializes in asset-backed transactions and financings and has experience advising on structured financings, public-private partnerships, capital sourcing, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, privatizations, development projects, securitizations and restructurings. He has particular experience with transactions in the hospitality and leisure, real estate, transport, energy, construction, consumer products and retail, and media and entertainment industries.

Mr. Larkin’s career also includes positions as Global Head of Hospitality at a large international law firm along with other senior management positions in real estate capital markets and finance, as managing director (and Head of the European Global Hospitality & Leisure Group) with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Financial Advisory Group in London, and in senior executive roles with Hyatt International Corporation and Ameritech during which he provided legal counsel and business advice on matters throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

Among professional associations, he has served as an officer of the International Bar Association and as an officer of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law.

Mr. Larkin is recognized in The Legal 500 2017 for Corporate M&A mid-market and highly regarded for Commercial Contracts. He is also recognized as a specialist in Commercial Contracts by Chambers UK 2016.

Education

  • J.D., University of Chicago (1980)

  • A.B., Harvard University, cum laude (1977)

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • England and Wales