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 represents companies of all sizes in financial services litigation and general commercial litigation, with experience assisting with labor and employment issues, product liability claims, contract disputes, insurance disputes, and issues arising from the intersection of business and government. She also represents private and public utility service providers in litigation in state and federal courts.
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.
- 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, summa cum laude; President's List, Dean's List; Phi Mu (Alpha Zeta Chapter), President
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Areas of Practice
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)