Danielle is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation group. She joined Blaney McMurtry LLP as an associate in 2010 after summering and articling with the firm.
Danielle specializes in defamation law. She provides both pre-publication advice and litigation advice to her defamation clients. She has represented authors, publishers, and plaintiffs in defamation matters. She is a member of AD IDEM, an organization of lawyers specializing in media and defamation law.
In addition to defamation law, Danielle also focuses on intellectual property, entertainment law, access to information, and privacy law matters.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Danielle earned a journalism degree from the University of King's College in Halifax and was an award-winning national investigative journalist. As a result, Danielle has a unique knowledge that assists her in providing clients with practical advice on these matters.
Danielle is involved in a variety of other commercial litigation matters, and has represented clients in matters involving contract disputes, professional negligence claims, product liability claims, public tendering issues, and insurance disputes. She has represented a wide range of clients including entrepreneurs, property managers, subcontractors, municipalities, suppliers, and mortgagees. She is a member of Blaney’s Architectural, Construction, and Engineering Services (ACES) group.
Danielle received her J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2009. She has volunteered at Downtown Legal Aid Services, and at Artist's Legal Advice Services, a legal aid clinic in the GTA focusing on artistic contract issues.
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