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Dan Syed represents and advises clients in a variety of complex matters, with a focus on health care, employment, and appellate litigation. His experience includes employment discrimination lawsuits, payor-provider disputes, regulatory issues in the health care field, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges. Dan has led witness interviews and assisted in drafting successful dispositive motions before both federal district and appellate courts. He has also represented amicus curiae before the Fifth Circuit.

Dan maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing students with disabilities and several federal clemency petitioners through the Clemency Project. He assisted in drafting and filing numerous clemency applications, including one granted by President Obama.

Dan is also an adjunct faculty member at the SMU Dedman School of Law, where he teaches an employment law and advocacy class.

During law school, Dan worked at the Institute for Public Representation, where he represented deaf children seeking closed captioning in public schools, and assisted a nonprofit advocacy group apply for a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) radio license.


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  • Koch Equity Development commits $650 million preferred equity financing to support Meredith Corporation's $2.8 billion acquisition of Time, Inc.Jones Day advised Koch Equity Development, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in connection with its $650 million of preferred equity financing to Meredith Corporation, a media and marketing company, in connection with Meredith’s $2.8 billion acquisition of magazine publisher Time, Inc.
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