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Daniel Lichtl

Biography
Daniel Lichtl is a corporate/business attorney with extensive experience handling both domestic and cross-border transactions for clients in a wide variety of industry sectors. Mr. Lichtl focuses his practice primarily on corporate formation, business counseling, and general corporate matters. Mr. Lichtl has assisted clients in acquiring, financing and structuring industrial and agricultural developments.  Mr. Lichtl has additionally handled numerous commercial transactions including the negotiation of share subscription agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset sale agreements and yacht/vessel purchases, financing and sale agreements.  Mr. Lichtl has also successfully handled litigation in areas of breach of contract, construction disputes, energy insurance subrogation liability and breach of warranty.  In addition to his corporate and litigation practice, Mr. Lichtl has investigated and defended environmental claims by landowners against oil companies and has investigated numerous shipboard accidents, involving collision, personal injuries, and cargo damage. 

Mr. Lichtl is fluent in Spanish and has extensive experience handling matters relating to a wide variety of cross-border transactions and has conducted investigations for matters in Mexico, Colombia, and Venezuela.  He has worked closely with local counsel in providing corporate clients with legal opinions regarding conducting business in foreign countries and has assisted in forming offshore corporations.
Experience and highlights
  • Represented appliance distributor in asset sale to national distributor of plumbing supplies
  • Represented real estate holding company in financing of all its Louisiana properties
  • Represented Florida company in construction and purchase of 112’ yacht
  • Represented family owner member in sale of interest in heavy machinery company
  • Represented national oil company in its refinancing of its Louisiana properties
  • Represented Colombian family in its purchase of syrup/sugar mills and agricultural properties in Louisiana
  • Represented various Louisiana companies in sale of ethanol/agricultural equipment and properties in Louisiana to the state owned Colombian oil company
Affiliations and honors
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Christian Brothers Foundation , Board of Directors, August 2015-Present
  • Kingsley House, Board of Directors, November 2002-2004 
Education
  • Loyola School of Law, J.D., 1999   
  • Auburn University, B.S., in International Business, 1996
Admissions
  • State Bar of Louisiana, 1999
  • State Bar of Texas, 2005