Danielle Lawrence is a member of Venable's Labor & Employment Group, focusing her practice on litigation and counseling employers of all sizes in the hospitality, education, retail, and healthcare industries, among others.
Danielle advises clients on compliance-related issues with the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Paid Family Leave, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, among other federal, state, and local laws.
Danielle has counseled employers on decisions relating to hiring, firing, compensation, and personnel issues, including, but not limited to, drafting and updating various agreements utilized by employers, including employee handbooks, separation agreements, vendor agreements, and confidentiality agreements.
Danielle's recent work for firm clients includes:
Associate Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
Managing Editor, Fordham Moot Court Board
While in law school, Danielle served as the managing editor for the Fordham Moot Court Board and an associate editor for the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal. Additionally, she served as a legal intern at the designer womenswear brand Cushnie et Ochs in New York, where she assisted the chief executive officer in the dissolution of Cushnie et Ochs' inactive entities, drafted an employee handbook, and ensured the company's compliance with applicable state and federal labor laws.