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Danielle Feuer is an associate in O’Melveny’s New York office, where she focuses her practice on complex civil litigation. Danielle is a versatile attorney, with experience in areas as diverse as food labeling and copyright law, and she consistently adapts to the dynamic needs of her clients. Danielle is often tapped for bet-the-company litigations, in which she appreciates the challenge of shaping underdeveloped areas of the law.
Danielle is best known for her written advocacy, routinely securing dismissals for her clients on the pleadings alone. But she is also experienced in pre-suit negotiations, getting would-be plaintiffs to stand down without the need for judicial intervention. Danielle likewise has a robust advisory practice through which she advises companies on high-stakes internal matters and helps them chart a course through unsettled legal terrain. Trained in appellate litigation, Danielle also has led the firm’s Advocacy Institute for its newest associates.
At O’Melveny, Danielle has maintained her longstanding commitment to public service. She has an active pro bono practice, with a focus on appellate matters before the US Courts of Appeals and the US Supreme Court. In her pro bono work, Danielle has handled matters addressing immigration, educational equality, disability discrimination, and defendants’ due process rights.
Prior to joining O’Melveny, Danielle served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jacqueline H. Nguyen of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable John A. Kronstadt of the US District Court for the Central District of California. Danielle graduated from Yale Law School, where she co-directed its Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic, in addition to undertaking significant other clinical work.
- New York
- US District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California, Southern District of New York
- US Court of Appeals, Fourth and Ninth Circuits
- Yale Law School, J.D.: Notes Editor, Yale Law and Policy Review
- Yale University, B.A., Political Science: summa cum laude
- The Honorable Jacqueline Nguyen, US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- The Honorable John A. Kronstadt, US District Court, Central District of California
- Secured dismissal of several putative class actions and other lawsuits brought against a national retail grocery chain in state and federal court, including claims involving consumer protection, unfair competition, false advertising, and Proposition 65;
- Achieved victories on the pleadings and at summary judgment of several state and federal lawsuits brought against an international internet platform for third-party conduct, including claims involving general negligence, premises liability, vicarious tort liability, false advertising, and racketeering;
- Prevailed in appeal before state supreme court in arbitrability dispute on previously unsettled area of law;
- Advised major studio on ongoing basis concerning copyright questions attendant to potential new entertainment projects;
- Represented major studios in federal litigations over attempted copyright terminations of key properties;
- Resolved immigration appeal in mediation with government to achieve favorable result for asylum-seeker;
- Represented disabled federal inmate in disability discrimination appeal concerning conditions of incarceration;
- Represented Native American Tribe as amicus in successful federal appeal in educational adequacy litigation;
- Brokered numerous favorable settlements for clients across industries both pre- and post-litigation;
- Conducted sweeping internal investigations of labor and employment practices amid allegations of discrimination;
- Conducted comprehensive internal investigation on behalf of national managed care organization amid Medicaid and Medicare related compliance inquiries.