Danielle K. Herring focuses her practice on a variety of employment litigation matters as well as client counseling. She represents employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Department of Labor, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Danielle also regularly counsels employers on issues involving federal, state and local statutes and regulations, as well as the common law. She has represented employers in administrative charges, litigation and disputes related to:
- Discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, national origin, religion, and disability
- The Employee Retirement Income Security Act
- Wage and hour disputes
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- Employment tort claims
Danielle’s litigation practice includes a particular focus on denial of benefits claims filed under ERISA. She has experience defending plan sponsors, fiduciaries and claims administrators in a wide range of ERISA cases across the country.
Danielle serves as the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative liaison for the Houston office.
In law school, Danielle was a member of the Mock Trial and Moot Court teams. She earned first place in the John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Houston Bar Association
- Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
- Member, Asian American Bar Association of Houston
- Member, State Bar of Texas
- Council Member, Labor & Employment Section - Houston Bar Association, 2012-2013
- Dean, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International - Baylor University School of Law
- Named, Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2012 and 2013