Daniel Nossa
(281) 203-5772
Office: The Woodlands
J.D. Stanford Law School
A.B. Princeton University
Licensure: NY | TX
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Dan Nossa is a member in the Houston office of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC.  He is a derivatives and securities lawyer and head of the firm’s Blockchain and Digital Assets team.  Dan advises banks, funds, corporations and trading companies in the financial and energy industries.  He has been actively involved in the blockchain and digital asset space since 2015, advising clients on securities regulations, deal structuring and private placements.  He graduated with an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Work Experience

2016 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014-2016 Jackson Walker LLP
2008-2012 Vinson & Elkins LLP
2003-2008 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Speaking Engagements

Co-author, "Hedging Oil and Gas Production," 41st Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, March 2015

Co-author, "Commodity Repo Agreements for Crude Oil Inventory," May 2014

Co-author, "Drafting Tips: Securities Lending Authorization Agreements," May 2014

Key Experience

Negotiated and drafted company operating agreements, convertible notes, subscription agreements, strategic alliance agreements and letters of intent for blockchain microservice company and prepared investor and strategic partner presentation material focusing on the financial services market
Provided developers of a social-gaming platform securities regulatory advice and draft term sheets for equity investments in the company
Assisted a cybersecurity software development company with securities regulatory and tax advice, and negotiated and drafted company operating agreements, subscription agreements and investor term sheets

Memberships & Awards

BTI Client Service All Stars 2019