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Daniel R. De Deo

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Daniel De Deo is a partner in the Firm's Corporate & Securities Practice Group based in the Washington, DC office. He previously worked on secondment with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. 

Practice Focus

Mr. De Deo advises clients on a wide range of transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and global corporate reorganizations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Cigna as international counsel on the divestiture of its personal accident, supplemental health and life insurance businesses in six Asia Pacific markets to Chubb for approximately USD 5.4 billion.

  • Advised Accel-KKR as international counsel on the EUR 380 million acquisition of Navis from Cargotec.

  • Advised ASV Global, LLC, a leading unmanned maritime surface vessel (USV) and autonomous vessel control systems company, on its acquisition by L3 Technologies.

  • Represented GCP Applied Technologies Inc. as international counsel on the USD 1.05 billion sale of its Darex division in 32 countries to Henkel GmbH.

  • Advised a global healthcare company on the post-acquisition integration of a large Latin American pharmaceutical business.

  • Advised Baxter International Inc. on the international aspects of the spinoff of its bioscience business into a new NYSE-listed company, Baxalta Incorporated.

Professional Honors

  • DC Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Individual Awards, 2017-2019


  • District of Columbia~United States (2017)
  • Illinois~United States (2009)


  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.) (2009)
  • University of Virginia (B.A.) (2003)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • Chicago