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Danielle Douglas

Associate

My mission is not only addressing today’s problems, but also identifying and strategizing for the problems my clients may face tomorrow. I love practicing law because I deeply appreciate developing personal and professional relationships, and I enjoy being continuously challenged as the law and society evolve around us.

Danielle Douglas assists with commercial litigation, labor and employment issues, products liability, insurance disputes, and issues arising from the intersection of business of government.

Prior to joining Adams and Reese, Danielle served as Acting Intergovernmental & Public Liaison at the U.S. Department of Justice within the Office of Legislative Affairs. In this role, Danielle served as DOJ’s liaison to governors’ staff, state attorneys’ general offices, state and local elected officials, law enforcement agencies, professional organizations, and private sector entities.

While at the U.S. Department of Justice, Danielle also served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs, advising on matters related to civil litigation, civil rights, immigration, health care fraud, health care policy, and violent crime initiatives. Danielle’s previous experience preparing witnesses to testify before Congress is invaluable to her litigation practice. In this role, she also advised DOJ’s client-agencies regarding their communications with Congress on matters involved in litigation, and coordinated the Senate confirmation process for DOJ executive nominations.

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2018, The Journal of Legal Profession, Executive Editor (2017–2018), Junior Editor (2016–2017)
  • University of Alabama, B.S., 2015, Phi Mu Alpha Zeta Chapter, President, summa cum laude; Dean's List; President's List

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama

Acknowledgements

James E. Smith Award for Best Published Student Note (Class of 2018)
Culverhouse College of Business, Finance Faculty Excellence Award (2015)

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Alabama State Bar, Young Lawyers Section

From Buzzed to Bender: The All Too Ordinary Career Path of Attorneys, 41 J. LEGAL PROF. 359 (Spring 2017)