Dan Forman, Attorney at Law
Dan Forman provides clients with guidance to navigate their financial journey with intention, helping them plan, invest, borrow and bank wisely. His holistic perspective and keen understanding of client needs and goals provide clients with assistance in developing wealth management strategies.
Partner in the capital markets group, Dan represents corporate issuers, investment banks, and private equity sponsors in a broad variety of securities transactions. He is particularly adept in representing clients involved in bid protests before the Court of Federal Claims.
Early Life and Education
During the 1950s, Forman worked as a journalist for the Chicago Defender and became involved in civil rights activism. He covered Little Rock school desegregation crisis as well as freedom rider protesting segregated facilities in Monroe, North Carolina. Later in 1968 he joined League of Revolutionary Black Workers where he interrupted Riverside Church services to read out a manifesto demanding black reparations payments from white churches for prior exploitation; and served later as Executive Secretary for Southern National Civil Rights Conference (SNCC).
Dan Forman earned a BA and MS from Wittenberg University in Literature and Creative Writing respectively, before going on to work in the private sector as an Instructional Technology Specialist, overseeing large-scale hardware and software technology initiatives at K-12 schools as well as being involved with various civic organizations, industry groups and professional associations in Louisiana.
At Forman Consulting Group LLC, he advises companies, government agencies and individuals on employment and labor law issues. He assists with employee handbooks development as well as policies and agreements related to privacy, cyber security, covenants not-to-compete agreements and wage and hour matters. In addition, Forman provides counsel on workplace investigations as well as any employment-related matters.
Counsels clients on corporate finance and capital market matters. He has extensive experience advising on initial public offerings (IPO), secondary equity offerings (SEO), debt offerings, tender offers, debt restructurings and tender offers; representing leading public companies, private equity sponsors and investment banks.
He is recognized by Chambers USA as a Band 1 attorney and Law360 as a 2021 “Capital Markets Star”, and his expertise lies in government procurement law matters such as bid protests, False Claims Act and qui tam litigation, internal investigations, contract claims and disputes, GSA schedule contracting and small disadvantaged business contracting.
Achievement and Honors
Dan has received multiple accolades and awards for his legal work, including being named by Chambers USA as a band 1 ranked attorney, Law360 MVP and Acritas Star. Furthermore, he was honored with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute Legal Reforms Award as well as being listed in The Best Lawyers in America Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions Defendants section. Furthermore, in 2016 he was honored by Idaho State Senate to receive its Outstanding Young Legislator award – among many other achievements he also enjoys spending quality time with family and friends while fishing, hiking and hunting in his free time!
Daniel enjoys both his professional work and spending time with his family. With a large clan that spans six generations, Daniel regularly gets together with his parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, hiking partners and fishing partners – but most importantly Joel who was born with Down syndrome became his flatmate for a short while and they formed an incredible bond together. Daniel currently is dating Emily but prefers not to divulge details regarding their relationship; currently exploring career options to reach early retirement through Chambers USA ranking and Law360 MVP honorary status. Daniel holds both accolades!