Dan Winslow joined the New England Legal Foundation in October 2021 after serving as a law partner or counsel in small and large law firms, as Chief Legal Officer of a publicly-traded software support company, and at a senior level in all three branches of Massachusetts state government.
Dan served as Chief Legal Counsel to then-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, overseeing a team of more than 800 in-house and outside counsel. He also was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he served on the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, the House Ethics Committee, and the House Rules Committee, among other assignments. Previously, he served eight years as a judge in the Massachusetts Trial Court.
Dan’s extensive private sector experience include partnerships at Sherin and Lodgen and Duane Morris and, during his term of office in the Massachusetts House, as senior counsel to Proskauer Rose. Most recently, Dan built and managed a global legal team of nearly 70 lawyers and legal professionals for Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) during the company’s transition from private to public company status.
Dan has been cited by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly newspaper as one of the 35 most influential lawyers in Massachusetts in the past 35 years. He has an AV rating from Mardindale-Hubbell. Mr. Winslow is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, among several other organizations. He received his B.A. from Tufts University magna cum laude with special honors, and graduated from Boston College Law School cum laude.
Dan is available to speak with law firms, corporate legal departments, digital and print media, businesses and business associations about NELF’s mission to champion free enterprise, protect individual property rights, uphold the rule of law, and advocate for inclusive growth.