Daniel P. Raglan, Wayne J. D’Angelo Join Kelley Drye

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 11:41

 

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has announced that Daniel P. Raglan has joined as a partner in the corporate department of the firm’s New York office. 

Mr. Raglan is a transactional lawyer with over 15 years of experience.  His capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate advisory experience includes representing clients from the United States, Latin America, Canada and Europe.  He has worked with corporations and financial institutions in their securities offerings, acquisitions and other commercial transactions in the United States and international markets and regularly advises public companies on public disclosure, securities law and corporate governance issues.

"The addition of Daniel to the firm’s corporate department furthers our long-term growth strategy in New York.  His experience in both capital markets and mergers and acquisitions deepens our already existing strengths in these areas” said Robert I. Steiner, managing partner of the New York office.  “We are excited to have him join our growing team of lawyers in New York.” 

“I am thrilled to be joining Kelley Drye.  I have long been impressed with its reputation for providing the highest quality legal representation to its clients in a wide variety of areas,” said Mr. Raglan. “I look forward to contributing to its continued success.”

Mr. Raglan was formerly a partner at Torys LLP in New York.  He was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. 

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Wayne J. D’Angelo has joined Kelley Drye as a special counsel, working in the Washington, DC office.  Mr. D’Angleo will be a part of the firm’s DC environmental and energy law group, focusing on issues surrounding conventional and non-conventional fuels, resource extraction, including hydraulic fracturing, greenhouse gas regulation and stationary and mobile sources issues under the Clean Air Act. 

Having worked for Kelley Drye earlier in his career, Mr. D’Angelo now returns to the firm after serving as counsel to the American Petroleum Institute, where he managed and advanced many of the institute’s most critical issues, including climate change and greenhouse gas regulatory issues and litigation, federal and state hydraulic fracturing regulatory and legal actions, energy access issues and waste and remediation issues.  Mr. D’Angelo has also served as a presidential appointee working directly for the EPA administrator and general counsel, as legislative assistant to Congressman Bob Franks of New Jersey and as an associate at Kelley Drye in the environmental law group.

Mr. D’Angelo has a proven record of regulatory advocacy serving numerous manufacturing, industrial and resource extraction industries on existing and emerging environmental issues and providing strategic response plans for mission-critical issues that bring together technical, scientific, economic, legal and government relations expertise. 

“We’re delighted to welcome Wayne back to Kelley Drye.  In his short time away, he has established himself at the forefront of the legal issues surrounding the conventional and alternative fuel industries and developed a critical understanding of the governmental and regulatory bodies attendant to those industries.  He’s a highly accomplished and highly experienced attorney and we’re proud to have him back.”  said Paul Rosenthal, managing partner of the Washington, DC office.

“I’m thrilled to return to work alongside this outstanding group of attorneys,” said Wayne D’Angelo. “My time at API provided me an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by the oil and natural gas industry, and I look forward to working closely with my colleagues and our clients to advance the exploration and development of conventional and alternative fuel sources, including the untapped potential of domestic resources.”