Danielle Smith

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Danielle Smith joined Ogletree Deakins as an associate in February 2023. Her practice focuses on representing employers in litigation matters in state and federal courts. Danielle has experience with matters involving discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment, wage and hour, and disability accommodation. Danielle’s litigation experience includes state and federal jury trials and a record of success on summary judgment and other dispositive motions.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Danielle’s practice included defending municipalities, school districts, and corporations in a wide array of matters including wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and employment. She also worked for many years as a criminal defense attorney handling serious felony cases.

Danielle graduated magna cum laude from Hofstra University School of Law where she served as an Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree with honors from Lehigh University.

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