Daniel P Adams

Daniel P. Adams

Retired Partner
Daniel P. Adams
+1 617 570 1966

Daniel Adams is a partner in the firm’s Business Law department, where he is a member of the REITs and Real Estate M&A practices. Mr. Adams focuses primarily on public and private offerings of securities, corporate governance, securities law compliance for public companies, executive compensation and other matters of general corporate and securities law.


Mr. Adams’s experience in corporate finance includes representing public and private companies, including publicly traded REITs, and underwriters in transactions such as IPOs, follow-on and shelf offerings and 144A offerings of equity and debt securities. He has been involved in raising over $15 billion in public and private equity and debt capital for the firm’s clients.

Mr. Adams has served as ongoing corporate and securities counsel for public and private companies, primarily including REITs and life sciences companies. He has counseled these clients in all aspects of corporate governance and securities law compliance and a wide variety of general corporate and securities matters. Mr. Adams also has special expertise in counseling public companies on executive compensation matters, and has advised a number of the firm’s public company clients in connection with the establishment of new or revised executive employment agreements and compensation plans, including compensation plans for public UPREITs utilizing LTIP units.

Professional Activities

Mr. Adams is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations.




Harvard Law School

(magna cum laude)


Tufts University



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Adams is listed in the national REIT category in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, where clients praise him as “smart, organized, thorough and diligent,” and he has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for his work in the REIT industry.