Danielle Parker

Danielle Parker

 

Washington, DC

Danielle (Dani) Parker represents clients in employment matters, with a particular focus on cases involving discrimination, retaliation, and failure to provide reasonable accommodations. She also advises employers about how to make their workplaces fairer and free of bias and discrimination.

 

Before joining KCNF, Dani represented clients in high-stakes investigations of institutional culture and inquiries by various government agencies. She maintained a robust pro bono practice, including co-counseling with a national racial justice organization in a class action alleging racial and housing discrimination against a city government.

 

Dani received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she served as a teaching assistant, academic coach, coach of the Federick Douglass Moot Court team, and Articles Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems. In law school, Dani participated in the Challenging the Consequences of Mass Incarceration Clinic, where she represented incarcerated people pursuing civil claims regarding their conditions of confinement. She was also an active member of the Black Law Students Association.

 

Before law school, Dani taught elementary school as a Teach for America corps member in Cincinnati, Ohio. She received a B.S. in journalism, with honors, from Ohio University.

Bar and Court Admissions

 

  • District of Columbia

Professional Associations and Memberships

 

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Published Works