Name: Daniel L. Silfani
Firm Name: Brouse McDowell
Jurisdiction: USA - Ohio
Practice Area: Corporate Law, Franchise Law

Telephone: 330.535.5711
Fax: 330.253.8601

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Daniel L. Silfani as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law and Franchise Law expert in the Ohio, USA. If you wish to get in touch with Daniel please use the contact information provided above.

As an experienced corporate attorney serving as Co-Chair of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, Dan has a broad range of expertise on all aspects of corporate law, franchise and business opportunity law. This includes franchise development and operations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate counseling.

Franchise Development

Dan works with Franchisors and Franchisees to determine if their company can be turned into a successful franchise system. His practice focuses on the entire process from preparing the necessary franchise disclosure and system documents, registrations with applicable governmental agencies, vendor and supply chain, quality control programs and how to successfully sell franchise units. Dan also assists franchisors with revenue growth and unit count by providing a full array of business and legal advice.

Public Finance and Economic Development

Dan acts as issuer’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel or bond counsel in completing various public finance matters, including taxable and tax-exempt conduit bond transactions, state economic development loan programs and local tax increment financing. In addition, he acts as outside General Counsel for the Development Finance Authority of Summit County.

Corporate Counseling

In his role as a corporate attorney, Dan assists owners and executives of closely held businesses resolve their day-to-day legal issues, successfully buy and sell companies and develop effective succession plans. He works with clients in a wide range of industries, including chemicals, manufacturing, oil and gas, and various service industries.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, JD, 1998
  • The University of Akron, MA Taxation, 2002
  • The University of Akron, BS/BA Finance, 1994, magna cum laude

Firm Description:

Brouse McDowell is a business law firm based in northern Ohio. From offices in Akron, Cleveland, Naples, Toledo and Youngstown, our 80+ attorneys serve clients across the region and far beyond. We’re a mid-size firm with the talent, diverse experience and national reach of a large firm and the unwavering service ethic and personal touch of a small firm.

With 100 years of history, we continue our long tradition of delivering sophisticated legal counsel to clients that range from sole proprietorships to the nation’s largest corporations. Our practice groups bring together the focused skills and multi-disciplinary experience that businesses need to meet their most pressing goals.

We work together at Brouse – both within and across practice areas. We capitalize on the collective insight of our colleagues, and work side by side with our clients to pursue and achieve positive outcomes. Candid conversations and true collaboration lead us to more options, deeper insight, and better solutions.

Community service is in the Brouse DNA. It is our honor to make a difference in organizations that benefit the communities where we live and work – from professional associations to civic, cultural, educational and religious groups. Our attorneys and staff contribute their time, financial resources, energy and leadership to hundreds of organizations across northern Ohio and beyond.