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Danielle M. Corcione

Danielle M. Corcione

Member Member, Executive Committee Practice Group Leader, White Collar Defense & Investigations GroupRoseland, NJ  

Danielle Corcione is an experienced trial lawyer and counselor who has represented individual, government, and corporate clients in some of their most sensitive and high stakes matters. Her practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation.

Danielle served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey for five years, where she was a member of the Health Care & Government Fraud Unit. While serving as a federal prosecutor, she investigated and prosecuted a wide range of matters, including healthcare fraud, anti-kickback, criminal HIPAA violations, mail fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, commercial bribery and violations of both the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and the False Claims Act.

Danielle also has extensive experience conducting internal investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct. She is sensitive to the complex issues faced by survivors of sexual assault and leads her investigations with independence and compassion.

Danielle was previously Senior Privacy Counsel at an international cosmetics manufacturer, where she played an integral role in the strategic development and implementation of the company’s privacy program to ensure continual compliance with global privacy and data protection laws. Earlier in her career, she held multiple roles at international law firms and gained significant experience defending clients in white collar and civil matters.

The Chambers USA publication recognizes Danielle among the state’s top lawyers for White-Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations. In its 2022 edition, Chambers notes “her growing practice representing clients in trials and government investigations, as well as conducting internal investigations,” while clients state “her command of the law and the facts is superb... Her skill in developing relationships and her advice has been invaluable."

  • New York Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (B.A., cum laude, 2002)
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • Acts as pool counsel in numerous U.S. Department of Justice criminal investigations brought by various U.S. Attorney's offices
  • Defending an individual in False Claims Act investigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Co-led an internal investigation of Choate Rosemary Hall into allegations of adult sexual abuse by faculty members
  • Worked with the independent monitor named by the U.S. Department of Justice to oversee the monitorship of a global automotive company
  • Represented an international bank in FINRA arbitration regarding securities fraud allegations
  • Represented an international bank in litigation commenced by shareholders seeking to enjoin the proposed business combination between two entities
  • Chambers USA, New Jersey Litigation: White-Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations (2019-2022)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Criminal Defense: White Collar (2022-2023)
  • ROI-NJ, Influencers: Women in Business (2022)
  • NJBIZ, Best 50 Women in Business (2020)
  • New Jersey Law Journal, New Leaders of the Bar (2019)

Award Methodology

  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association, Member, 2017-present; New Jersey Chapter Leader, 2018-present
  • New York City Bar Association, Women in the Legal Profession Committee Member, 2008-2012; 2016-present
  • Fearless Beauty, Inc., Founding Board Member, 2014-present
  • Young Women's Leadership Network, Corporate Leadership Council, 2008-present