Daniel K. Winterfeldt, Partner, US Securities, Global Capital Markets and Senior Diversity & Inclusion Advisor, Reed Smith
Daniel is a partner in the Financial Industry Group at Reed Smith. A US securities lawyer with over 19 years of experience in London and New York, his practice focuses on representing US, UK, European, and Asian investment banks and corporate issuers in a wide range of securities transactions.
Daniel founded the Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London twelve years ago to address US securities issues in the London market across law firms, banks and intermediaries. Daniel is also the founder and co-chair of the InterLaw Diversity Forum, through which he has spearheaded the ground-breaking Career Progression Report in the Legal Sector, the Apollo Project to promote business cultural change, and the Purple Reign initiative highlighting LGBT and straight ally role models and multiple identities.
Daniel’s work on InterLaw’s Apollo Project and Purple Reign was shortlisted for the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards in 2016. He was named the "Legal Innovator of the Year" at the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards in 2012 for his work in capital markets and diversity and inclusion.
Daniel was a member of the Equality & Diversity Committee at the Law Society of England & Wales for six years, and was a longstanding member of the Judicial Diversity Forum organised by the Judicial Appointments Commission.
Daniel was admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in 2013.