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Danielle Leonard

Danielle E. Leonard

dleonard@altshulerberzon.com

Danielle E. Leonard is a partner at Altshuler Berzon LLP. She is a graduate of Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges and Harvard Law School. She served as a law clerk to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and was a trial attorney in the Honors Program of the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Voting Rights Section prior to joining the firm. Danielle currently serves as the co-chair of the Employment Subcommittee of the Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee of Litigation Section of the American Bar Association. Danielle is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco.

In 2013, Danielle was awarded two “California Lawyer of the Year” (CLAY) awards from California Lawyer Magazine in two separate categories: in Voting Rights, for her work representing Ohio voters who successfully challenged the unconstitutional rejection of provisional ballots in SEIU Local 1, et al., v. Husted, and Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless and SEIU District 1199 v. Husted, and in Education Law, for representing a class of students who won a $39 million judgment challenging excessive fee charges by the University of California in Luquetta v. Regents of the University of California. Danielle was also named a "Rising Star" in the 2012 and 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers listings and selected as a 2013 Benchmark Plaintiff Top 150 Women in Litigation and 2014 Benchmark Plaintiff Local Litigation Star.