Attorney, Member of the Firm
Dan Carroll has been an attorney with Outside GC since 2003.
Dan combines business and legal experience, having had a career as an electrical and computer engineer prior to entering the legal profession as an attorney at several law firms and later as an in-house attorney for several technology companies. Dan’s business law practice includes working with both public and private companies at various stages of development in a wide variety of industries, focusing primarily on drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, technology licensing, transactional work and general business representation, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital financing and general business counseling.
Before joining Outside GC, Dan was most recently Vice President and General Counsel of Engage, Inc., a publicly-traded enterprise software company, where he was responsible for overseeing the company's ethics, corporate governance, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property portfolio, merger and acquisition activity, SEC compliance and contracts, and advised the management team on legal and operational issues. Prior to Engage, Dan served as in-house legal counsel to Akamai Technologies, a publicly-traded company, where he supported Akamai's product development and sales departments on structuring, drafting and negotiating legal agreements such as license, service and strategic partner agreements, and also supported Akamai's business development department by analyzing and evaluating technology companies for partnership potential. Before going in-house, Dan spent several years as an associate in the business and finance law departments of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo and at Warner & Stackpole, specializing in representing technology-based companies.
Dan is a graduate of Tufts University where he earned his BSEE and MSEE and Boston College Law School. Dan spends most of his free time with his wife driving their three children to and from each of their endless activities.