Danielle C. Gray Elected to American Law Institute

October 24, 2017


New York—October 24, 2017—O’Melveny partner Danielle C. Gray is among the 37 new members elected to the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the US producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law.

The Institute elects individuals who reflect the excellence and diversity of the legal profession. Its elected membership consists of eminent judges, lawyers, and law professors from throughout the US and beyond, who are selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated interest in improving the law. Election to the Institute begins with a confidential nomination by a member that is supported by two additional members.

Gray draws on her high-level government experience and private practice background to counsel financial services institutions, health-care companies, educational institutions and companies from a range of industries. She handles complex legal, policy, and regulatory issues, as well as internal investigations and government enforcement actions. A founding member of the Firm’s Data Security and Privacy Practice, she also advises companies on cyber risk-management, governance, and incident response.

Gray served in the administration of President Barack Obama for five years in senior legal and policy positions, most recently as Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary. Prior to that, she held several other high-ranking positions in government, including Deputy Director of the National Economic Council.

She began her career at O’Melveny after graduating from Harvard Law School and clerking for Judge Merrick Garland on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and Justice Stephen Breyer on the US Supreme Court.

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Chris Till
O’Melveny & Myers LLP