University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School , B.S. in Economics (Major in Finance), 1982
University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, B.A. in Political Science, 1982
New York New Jersey
Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member, Committee on Entertainment and Sports Law, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2003-2006, 2008-2009)
Board of Advisors, New York Chapter of NFL Alumni Inc.
Idaho Court’s Baseball Rule Balk Could Impact Other Sports March 28, 2013 -- Law360 In an article about the Idaho Supreme Court's recent decision declining to adopt the so-called baseball rule, which prohibits fans injured by foul balls from suing team and stadium owners for negligence, Herrick, Feinstein Partner Daniel A. Etna is quoted on the impact of the ruling, saying, "I find it very unlikely that this will result in a paradigm shift for sports fan injuries nationwide. It's one out of 50 states, and I think it has to be viewed through that lens."
Stillman & Friedman, DLA Piper, Hogan: Business of Law November 21, 2012 -- Bloomberg News In an article discussing law firm involvement in the News Corp/YES Network deal, Herrick, Feinstein partners involved in the deal as lead counsel to the Yankees are mentioned, including: Irwin Kishner, Richard Morris, Edward Stevenson and Daniel Etna.
News Corp Acquires Major Stake in Yankees’ YES Network November 20, 2012 -- Law360 In an article about the News Corp/YES Network deal, the Herrick, Feinstein team that represented the Yankees and Yankee Global Enterprises was mentioned, including: Irwin Kishner, Richard Morris, Edward Stevenson, Daniel Etna, Glenn Stein, Matthew Kunkes and David Hoffman.
Seven Am Law 200 Firms in Lineup for Sale of YES Network Stake November 20, 2012 -- AmLawDaily In an article detailing law firm involvement in the News Corp/YES Network deal, Herrick, Feinstein partners involved in the deal as lead counsel to the Yankees are mentioned, including: Irwin Kishner, Richard Morris, Edward Stevenson and Daniel Etna.
Athlete Franchisees Build Fast Food Careers After Sports March 16, 2012 -- QSR Magazine Dan Etna is quoted in “Athlete Franchisees Build Fast Food Careers After Sports” which discusses the appeal for athletes in investing in franchises. Dan explains that athletes are routinely pulled into hospitality and entertainment ventures, seeing them as “low-hanging apples on the tree of forbidden fruit” that athletes can’t seem to resist. Dan says that with restaurants, astute athletes see the franchising model as a lower-risk venture—even if franchising limits the individuality they can bring to the business.
Herrick -- Committed to Its Clients' Success April 2010 -- Corporate INTL Herrick's Corporate Department is profiled in Corporate INTL's article "Herrick -- Committed to Its Clients' Success." The article highlights the sophisticated transactions Herrick handles and discusses Herrick's commitment to helping clients achieve their goals.
Got What It Takes For The ‘Best Job in Sports?' September 7, 2007 -- Forbes.com Dan Etna is quoted on the qualities candidates must possess to be considered for CEO positions with professional sports franchises -- in this case, the Green Bay Packers.
Celebrity Endorsement Contracts August 14, 2007 -- CNBC Dan Etna appears on CNBC’s “On the Money,” discussing Nike’s suspension of Michael Vick for violating an ethical conduct clause in his contract.
A Look at the Latest Mergers July 3, 2007 -- CNBC Dan Etna, in a live network appearance, discusses the landscape for mergers and acquisitions -- what factors are driving them, and what factors are stifling them.
Opening Up Their Books November 6-12, 2006 -- Sports Business Journal Dan Etna is quoted in the front page article “Opening Up Their Books” on how sports unions have changed the way they report financial information due to new Department of Labor disclosure requirements.