I officed next to Dan from shortly after my arrival at Blackwell Sanders in May 1975 until I left the firm in September 1982, and trained as a corporate securities lawyer under his firm hand. Without his support, I would not have made partner at the end of 1979. While I left the firm and KC for unexpected family related reasons, I always thought I would practice with Dan for my entire career. He was an incredibly bright lawyer, intense and dedicated to his clients, and I could not have been better trained. Many times when I was a partner at Jones Day, a large international firm, I was complimented by an older partner with respect to how I must have been trained. I used Dan's lessons and referenced him in my training of a couple generations of lawyers and more recently young venture capitalists and investment bankers. Never a week went by that I did not have reason to think of him, and I will always picture him looking sharp in a red Mercedes convertible! My most sincere condolences to Barbara and family.