Danielle M. McLaughlin, Counsel

Danielle M. McLaughlin has nearly a decades’ worth of experience as an attorney, specializing in complex commercial litigation and government investigations. She has represented clients in the healthcare, securities, pharmaceutical, banking, utilities, hospitality, and manufacturing industries, and has experience in conducting litigation and alternative dispute resolution under U.S. and international rules.

After graduating from law school, Danielle clerked for the Hon. William Young in The Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She then joined Nixon Peabody LLP as an Associate, working for eight years in the firm’s Boston and New York offices. Danielle is the co-author of The Federalist Society: How Conservatives took the Law Back from Liberals (Vanderbilt University Press, 2013), which was reviewed favorably by The New York Times. She is currently writing the second edition of the book. Danielle also appears frequently on U.S. and international TV and radio (including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, MSNBC, TVNZ, TV3 New Zealand and the Sean Hannity Radio Show) providing analysis and insight on legal and political questions.

Danielle holds a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Suffolk University Law School in Boston where she was the Editor in Chief of the Journal of High Technology Law, and a degree in Engineering (Hons 2:2) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to practicing law, Danielle was a consulting engineer in Auckland, New Zealand, and a PR & marketing consultant in London, England and Vail, Colorado.

  • Suffolk University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, with Distinction, concentration in International Law, 2009
  • University of Auckland, New Zealand, Bachelor of Engineering (2:2 hons), 1999


  • Massachusetts
  • New York