Daniel Winslow

Daniel Winslow REPRepublican

American politician

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Daniel WinslowREPRepublican American politician
64
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MAResidence (state)

Daniel B. Winslow (born May 13, 1958) is an American lawyer, Republican Party politician, and former presiding justice of the Wrentham District Court. He was the state representative for the Ninth Norfolk district from January 2011 to September 2013. Winslow served as Chief Legal Counsel to then-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney between 2002 and 2005 overseeing a team of more than 800 in-house and outside counsel. As an elected member to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 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 presiding justice and appellate division justice in the Massachusetts Trial Court. Winslow ran to be the Republican nominee in the special election to succeed Secretary of State John Kerry in the United States Senate, but lost the primary election. Winslow stepped away from public life to serve as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) where he built and managed a global legal team of nearly 70 lawyers and legal professionals during the company’s transition from private to public company. Dan Winslow was appointed to President of 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 state government. Dan has been cited by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly newspaper as one of the 35 most influential lawyers in Massachusetts in the past 35 years.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University
2006 - 2008
Boston College Law School
JD
1983
Tufts University
BA Political Science
1980
Past Positions1 - 14 of 14
Representative
Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives
2010 - 2013
Town Moderator
Town of Norfolk
2007 - 2009
Governor's Chief Legal Counsel
Governor Mitt Romney
2002 - 2004
Presiding Justice
Wrentham District Court
1995 - 2002
Member
Norfolk Planning Board
1987 - 1993
Former Chair
Norfolk Planning Board
Senior Vice President
Rimini Street, Incorporated
2013 - Current
Legal Counsel
Scott Brown for United States Senate Committee, Incorporated
2009 - Current
Chief Legal Counsel
Governor of Massachusetts
2002 - 2005
Managing Civil Justice
Southeastern Massachusetts District Courts, Cape and Islands
1998 - 2002
Presiding Justice
Wrentham District Court
1995 - 2002
Lecturer
Trial Advocacy, Boston College Law School
Lecturer
Government Reform, Tufts University
Senior Counsel
Proskauer, present
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Member
Norfolk Town Moderator
Member
Correctional Facilities Advisory Committee
Member
Norfolk Affordable Housing Committee
Member
Zoning Bylaw Study Committee
Member
Norfolk Planning Board
Member
Department of Public Works Commission