Daniel M. LeBey

USA: Virginia

Morris, Manning & Martin
Riverfront Plaza, East Tower
951 East Byrd Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Tel: 804.788.7366
Fax: 804.343.4543

Email: dlebey@hunton.com
Web: www.hunton.com

Daniel has practiced law since 1992 and joined the firm in 1998. His practice focuses on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions, as well as general corporate, corporate governance and SEC compliance matters. He represents issuers, underwriters and other participants in public and private equity and debt offerings in a broad array of industries, with a particular focus in the real estate, financial services and specialty finance industries. He represents equity and mortgage real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and a variety of other real estate related businesses and specialty finance companies and their sponsors.

Relevant Experience

-Served as lead issuer’s counsel in numerous initial and follow-on public equity offerings, private offerings of common stock under Rule 144A, private placements under Regulation D, and public and private offerings of preferred equity and debt securities.
-Represented leading regional, national and international investment banking firms in numerous initial and follow-on underwritten public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.
-Advised management teams and boards of directors with respect to corporate fiduciary matters, corporate governance matters and conflict of interest transactions.
-Advised numerous public company clients with respect to their periodic reporting, disclosure and other securities law compliance matters.
-Represented acquirors and targets in numerous merger and acquisition transactions.
-Represented REITs and other real estate related businesses in acquisition and development joint ventures and related financings.
-Served as fund counsel in connection with the formation and capitalization of private investment funds focused on commercial real estate.

Hunton & Williams LLP has a long history of representing issuers, investors and underwriters in a wide range of public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. We have a particular focus on the consumer products, energy, financial services and real estate industries. We have capital markets and securities lawyers practicing in each of our major domestic offices as well as in Europe and Asia.

We serve as capital markets and securities counsel to a wide variety of publicly traded companies. Our clients include middle-market companies as well as large public corporations. As such, we have assisted various clients in a large number of transactions. During the past five years, we have handled nearly 500 equity and debt transactions, aggregating approximately $200 billion.

We offer clients a fully integrated team of lawyers for cross-border transactions, including lawyers with local law knowledge in the United States, the UK, Hong Kong, Thailand and China. Our lawyers have extensive experience with listings on all major US exchanges, as well as flotations on the Official List of the London Stock Exchange, AIM, Euronext and other non-U.S. exchanges.

Our capital markets and securities practice is complemented by and integrated with other practice areas, including tax, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, project finance, transportation infrastructure and concessions, energy, employee benefits, real estate, environmental, competition and intellectual property. Our approach is guided by offering our clients not only technical knowledge, but also practical advice based on our experience.

We have extensive experience in the full range of capital markets and securities transactions, including the following:

  • Initial and follow-on public equity offerings
  • Rule 144A equity and debt offerings
  • Shelf registrations and takedowns
  • Investment grade and high-yield debt offerings
  • Equity-linked securities (including trust preferred securities, hybrid securities, equity units and convertible debt)
  • Tracking stock and spinoff transactions
  • Tender offers and consent solicitations
  • Public and project finance
  • Exchange offers
  • Private placements
At Hunton & Williams LLP, we take a contextual approach to our clients’ business needs and legal issues. We understand that each case or client matter, no matter how unique or unprecedented, exists within a larger set of organizational objectives, diverse cultural forces, and market and regulatory pressures. To meet these challenges, we engage cross-disciplinary, client-focused teams with extensive industry, legal and strategic-planning experience. As a firm and as experienced individual practitioners, we emphasize creativity, communication, efficiency, integrity and high-quality service in everything we do.

Hunton & Williams represents clients across the full spectrum of industries that make up today’s global economy, from manufacturers, financial institutions, retailers, health care companies and professional-services providers, to businesses and academic institutions developing renewable energy resources and new technology solutions. We have represented all of the Fortune 10 and nearly three quarters of the Fortune 100, as well as thousands of other businesses and individuals in jurisdictions worldwide. All of our lawyers participate in pro bono service; as a firm, we contribute more than 50,000 hours annually to community-service and charitable projects.

Hunton & Williams is the legal advisor of choice for industry leaders on six continents. With more than 800 lawyers practicing from 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we help clients realize new opportunities and solve complex problems with confidence. Founded in 1901, we blend more than a century of experience in virtually every key legal discipline with a broad view of current business realities and a forward-looking perspective on emerging issues, to provide legal and regulatory advice that serves our clients well. We are regularly named by legal and business publications as among the top law firms for client service and as a best place to work.


Recognized for nationwide prominence in the REIT category in 2007-2012 editions
Chambers USA, 2014