Danielle E. Pierre

Danielle E. Pierre

Senior Associate / Washington, DC

Danielle Pierre's legal practice is focused on the representation of management clients in labor and employment law issues. 

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Danielle was an associate in the Princeton, NJ office of a general services corporate law firm where she handled commercial litigation, corporate asset recovery, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, employment and labor law, and trial, insurance defense, and coverage.

Danielle is also an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, teaching the course component of the Judicial Externship Program.

While in law school, Danielle was Associate Editor of Villanova Environmental Law Journal. She also served as an FSA Law Clerk in the United States Attorneys’ Office and as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Greta Gooden Brown in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Representative Experience
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of a public benefit corporation involving retaliation and disability discrimination under the FMLA, ADA, and New York State and City Human Rights Laws.
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of a national health and wellness company involving disability discrimination and failure to provide reasonable accommodations relating to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
  • Reviewed and revised employee handbooks and employee leave policies in light of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
  • Developed and conducted workplace discrimination and sexual harassment training for a regional banking institution.