Daniel A. Gottesman


Practice Areas:

Danny advises clients on a variety of corporate, real estate, and health care transactional matters. Specifically, Danny represents private equity funds, family offices, and skilled nursing facility owners and operators in structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing complex acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, leases, and private placements.

Education & Admissions


  • Yeshiva University

    (B.A., cum laude, 2004) Dean’s List 2002-2004

  • Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

    (Advanced Rabbinic Studies, 2004-2005)

  • Fordham University

    (J.D., 2008) Staff Member, Fordham Environmental Law Review, Dean’s List 2007-2008, Recipient, Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award


  • State of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio



  • Represented a public company in its $250 million stock purchase of a manufacturing company.
  • Represented a benefits compliance company in its $84 million sale of its stock.
  • Represented a public company in various asset purchases.
  • Represented companies with respect to federal and state securities issues and compliance.
  • Represented buyers and sellers in the preparation of Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Act pre-merger notification filings.
  • Involved in the representation of a variety of corporate and other entities in formation, general business, and commercial matters.
  • Trustee for a client’s family trusts.
  • Key due diligence role in multiple commercial real estate acquisitions and sales.
  • Represented commercial tenants in drafting, reviewing and negotiating leases.
  • Represents buyers and sellers in the acquisition and sale of shopping centers and other commercial properties.

Publications & Presentations


  • “Legal 101”, Presentation to start-up companies at Bizdom (2012)



  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


  • Bikur Cholim of Cleveland (Board Member)
  • Cleveland Community Mikvah, Inc. (President)
  • Hebrew Academy of Cleveland (Board Member)



  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2015-2018)
  • Cleveland Jewish News “12 Under 36: Members of the Tribe” Award (2018)


Danny serves as President of the Cleveland Community Mikvah, Inc. Board and is a Board Member of Bikur Cholim of Cleveland.