Daniel P. "Dan" Faust

Daniel P. "Dan" Faust


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2013

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

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Dan Faust represents clients in large scale, complex real estate development projects and commercial acquisitions throughout the United States. From representing buyers, owners, borrowers, and builders in all aspects of transforming a neighborhood, to multi-phase projects and programmatic acquisition, financing, and development platforms, clients value Dan’s ability to lead sophisticated engagements. He has been recognized by leading industry publications, such as The Best Lawyers in America and Daily Business Review, for his work managing complex, multi-faceted transactions.

Dan serves as the lead attorney in transformational projects that are redefining real estate in a post-recession landscape. His experience includes landmark projects such as the Wynwood neighborhood and the Faena District, which highlight his commitment to the revitalization of Miami in the wake of the Great Recession. He also represents investors, lenders, and developers in transactions throughout the United States, including joint ventures, asset acquisitions and dispositions, mortgage and mezzanine loans, and distressed property investments and restructurings.

To help the next generation of business in Miami, Dan collaborates with serial entrepreneurs, innovators, and industry disruptors in a variety of contexts. He helped form an interdisciplinary group of Akerman attorneys focused on cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit in the city’s urban core and encouraging its development as a technology hub for Latin America.

Location

  • 701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 3300
    Miami, FL 33131

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., graduated 2004
  • Northwestern University, BA, graduated 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Real Estate Law

Awards:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Recognized as a "40 Under 40," Outstanding Lawyer of South Florida, 2014
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2009-2011, 2013-2016, Listed in Florida as a "Rising Star" for Real Estate: Business and Business/Corporate
  • Daily Business Review, 2016, Recognized as a South Florida lawyer "Rising Star"

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