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Biography

Danielle focuses her practice in all areas of environmental law, including litigation, defense of enforcement actions, permitting, remediation, and regulatory compliance counseling. Danielle has experience in several regulatory programs, including the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and the Oil Pollution Act (OPA). Danielle also assists clients in real estate and corporate transactions, including environmental due diligence, negotiating purchase and sale agreements, and developing approaches to allocating environmental risk.

Danielle has provided compliance counseling and enforcement defense representation on multiple issues arising under the CAA’s Chlorofluorocarbon Recycling and Emissions Reduction rules. She has also advised clients on the assessments of properties, the environmental risks they pose, and the actions that can be taken to mitigate that risk.

Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Danielle gained a deeper understanding of administrative law and regulatory proceedings by serving as an Attorney-Advisor to Administrative Law Judge Peter B. Silvain, Jr. During law school, Danielle was a research assistant to two professors, sat on the Moot Court Honor Board, and authored the 30th Annual Rendigs Products Liability Problem for the national competition hosted by University of Cincinnati.

Other Info About Danielle

Education

Law School

University of Cincinnati, College of Law, J.D., 2017
cum laude

Undergraduate School

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., Politics-Philosophy, 2014
summa cum laude

Clerkship

Danielle served as a clerk for the court and judge below:

U.S Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Peter B. Silvain, Jr.

Bar Membership

Danielle is licensed to practice in the following states:

Ohio, 2019

Pennsylvania, 2017

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Order of the Barristers, 2017

J. Carro Consummate Advocate Award, 2017

Moot Court Intramural Competition: Overall Best Score, 2015

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Ohio State Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

Major Publications

Danielle is an author of the following publications:

“The Hobby Protection Act’s Safeguards for Colonial Coinage.” The Colonial Newsletter, vol. 56, no. 2 (2016)