Overview

Practice Areas

Litigation  •   Securities Enforcement  •   White Collar Defense & Investigations  •  

Industry Experience

Healthcare & Hospital  •   Privacy & Data Security  •  

Danielle blends her experience as a law firm partner and executive, former in-house counsel and former federal prosecutor to enable her clients to see around corners. She understands the various potential scenarios and helps companies and founders mitigate risk by providing strategic advice grounded in real life experiences.

Danielle is the Practice Group Leader of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Group at CSG Law and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Her practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and complex civil litigation. She 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 has evolved to include strategic business support and compliance advice to companies at various stages, from formation to pre-IPO.

Danielle started her career at White & Case LLP and Linklaters LLP. She also 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. While serving as a federal prosecutor, Danielle 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 worked as Senior Privacy Counsel at Avon Products Inc., where she focused on compliance across sectors and countries.

Danielle navigates the unprecedented, enabling her to bring a creative, realistic, multidimensional approach to every matter she handles, whether in the courtroom or the boardroom.

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.


Honors

  • Included in Chambers USA, New Jersey Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (2019-2023)
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America®, Criminal Defense: White Collar (2022-2024); Commercial Litigation (2024)
  • Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Criminal Defense: White Collar (2023)
  • Included in ROI-NJ, Influencers: Women in Business (2022)
  • Included in NJBIZ, Best 50 Women in Business (2020)
  • Included in New Jersey Law Journal, New Leaders of the Bar (2019)

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Involvement

  • 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

Education

  • New York Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (B.A., cum laude, 2002)

Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Overview

  • 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

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.