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Danielle M. McLaughlin



Danielle specializes in dispute resolution, representing clients in the health care and financial services industries in federal and state court litigation, domestic and international arbitration and government investigations. Danielle is admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts and is supervised by members of the firm who are admitted to practice in New York.

What do you focus on?

I guide clients through the dispute resolution process from start to finish, with a goal of obtaining the most satisfactory results in an economic and efficient manner. My experience in the private sector as an engineer and a marketing consultant provide me with real-world insight into client needs and strategic thinking.

I work on teams that regularly obtain early dismissal for financial services clients in cases involving up to $100MM. I also work with clients in the services and manufacturing industries to position them effectively to settle disputes prior to trial. In addition, I help health care clients navigate through government investigations, working to minimize both the scope of the investigation and the disruption to their business.

What do you see on the horizon?

I see predictive coding transforming electronic discovery; this disruptive technology provides sophisticated tools to clients while greatly diminishing their discovery costs.

Publications

Danielle is the author, with Professor Michael Avery of Suffolk University Law School, of The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took The Law Back From Liberals (Vanderbilt University Press, 2013). See also “The Federalist Society and Judicial Selection” at www.acslaw.org.

Virginia judge tees up argument over travel ban for top court

Bloomberg News | March 24, 2017

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin provides third-party commentary in this article about a ruling in Virginia denying a request to block President Trump’s March 6 executive order that restricts travel to the U.S. from six countries with majority Muslim populations.

Trump's travel ban: How could Hawaii block it?

Al Jazeera | March 16, 2017

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin was quoted in this article about a Hawaii federal judge’s issuance of a temporary restraining order on President Trump’s travel ban.

Attys React to Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

Law360 | June 27, 2016

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin provides commentary on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Texas law regulating abortion doctors and clinics.

Court Says Judges Must Recuse in Cases They Once Prosecuted

The National Law Journal | June 13, 2016

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin provides commentary in this article about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling requiring judicial bias and recusal.

North Carolina's bathroom law: Where does it go now?

CNN | May 11, 2016

New York City associate Danielle McLaughlin is quoted throughout this article about what will happen next with North Carolina’s bathroom law following the federal lawsuits.

Is it illegal to have an offshore account?

FOX Business | April 04, 2016

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin appeared on FOX Business discussing legal consequences following the leak of the “Panama Papers” revealing widespread use of offshore company structures.

Madoff Investors' Defense Arguments Get New Life

Law360 | March 22, 2016

Boston partner and co-leader of the commercial litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin co-authored this column discussing the impact of a New York bankruptcy court decision on investors who still face claims by trustee Irving Picard. Their commentary focuses on a reevaluation of the litigation strategy for a more aggressive approach.

Squawk Alley

CNBC | March 16, 2016

New York City commercial litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin discusses President Barack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Radio Show Podcast

The Sean Hannity Show | February 05, 2016

Following confirmation from the FBI’s general counsel that it is working on matters related to former Secretary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server, a discussion is held on the legality of such use. New York City Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin is among the panelists.

Cayman Eviscerates Liquidation Option for Fund Investors

Law360 | October 06, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing how the insertion of boilerplate language can now obviate an important and powerful tool of the Cayman Islands Companies Law and invest even more power in offshore funds.

The Citco Settlement and What Lies Ahead for PwC

Law360 | August 17, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin discuss Citco Group Ltd.’s recent $125 million settlement in Anwar et al. v. Fairfield Greenwich Ltd. and it’s implications on PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in a class action the company is facing.

Mixed Year for Madoff Recovery, Clarity for Private Funds

Law360 | January 02, 2015

Boston partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and Boston Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing the 2014 year in Madoff-related rulings.

Second Circuit Rules That Certain Offshore SIPA Claim Transfers Are Subject to Approval by U.S. Bankruptcy Courts

Journal of Bankruptcy Law | January 01, 2015

Boston partner & co-leader of the Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and Boston Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing a Second Circuit panel ruling with potential implications for offshore feeder funds currently in liquidation and are seeking to sell their SIPA claims against the bankruptcy estate of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.

Contact

Danielle M. McLaughlin

Associate

New York

Phone: 212-940-3064


Fax: 866-451-0544

Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, Concentration in International Law, with distinction

University of Auckland, Bachelor of Engineering, with honors

Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Danielle is the chairwoman of Kia Ora New England, an organization dedicated to connecting New Zealanders in the six New England states. Kia Ora NE’s goal is to bring together entrepreneurs, professionals, and graduate students to exchange business and networking opportunities. It also aims to foster a community atmosphere among members and their families, holding events for important New Zealand national days of celebration and remembrance. Danielle is also a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Constitution Society.

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