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Daniel L. Fiore


Daniel L. Fiore, Partner in the Firm’s Philadelphia Office, is a member of the Corporate & Business Services Group, where he concentrates his practice on business counseling, reorganizations, debt restructuring, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, franchising, and trademark and copyright law. 

Mr. Fiore represents franchise companies in structuring franchise offerings, disclosure law compliance, franchisee relationship matters, bankruptcy and commercial disputes, and day-to-day business counseling. He also has substantial experience in the buying and selling of businesses, structuring multiple owner relationships, loan documentation, and commercial contract drafting. 

Mr. Fiore has also handled the startup of numerous businesses and the relationship of their principals, employment contracts with executive officers and the structuring of business ownership and its transfer to successors. 

Additionally, Mr. Fiore serves as trademark counsel for private and public companies, prosecuting trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and practicing before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

After graduating law school, Mr. Fiore served as a law clerk to the Honorable John D. McBride of the Court of Common Pleas of Beaver County, Pennsylvania. After completing his clerkship, he began private practice for a commercial law firm in Philadelphia, which specialized in counseling private enterprises.


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (1997)

B.A., College of William and Mary (1994)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

International Franchise Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Business and Intellectual Property Law Section Member

Philadelphia Bar Association, Mergers & Acquisitions Committee Co-Chair

Civic & Charitable Associations

Past Member of Board of Directors and Counsel, Melanoma International Foundation
Treasurer, Phi Alpha Delta, Legal Fraternity (1996-1997)
Significant Transactions

$15 million merger of e-commerce industry companies
$12.5 million purchase of a construction industry manufacturing facility
$8 million partnership interest purchase and restructuring of a national restaurant group
$4 million sale of construction manufacturing facility
$3.5 million acquisition of restaurant and real estate, along with bank and industrial authority financing
Served as U.S. Counsel in the acquisition of U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries of a Japanese company by a German company out of bankruptcy
Served as lead counsel on the joint investment of a New York company and Indian company in the organization of a Delaware company and transfer of information processing facilities from Jamaica to India

Publications & Press Mentions
Co-Author, Opening Back Up: How to Plan for a Successful Return to WorkReger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (May 28, 2020)
Author, Changes to Pennsylvania Business Laws – Act 170 UpdateReger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (September 2017)
Quoted, Do You REALLY Know What’s In Your Contract? The Huffington Post. (August 17, 2016)
Author, New Changes to Pennsylvania's Business Entity Laws. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (September 2015)
Author, Selecting the Right Corporate Entity for Your Business. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (December 2013)
Cyber Attacks On Your Business. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (July 2013)
Protecting Your Business Brand. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (October 2012)
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
Presenter, Hotel Owners & COVID-19: Extended Q&A on General Legal Considerations. The Asian American Hotel Owners Association. (April 10, 2020)