Danielle Davis is an attorney with Advancement Project’s Voter Protection Program.
Serving the public interest and advocating for justice has been the focus of Danielle’s work since she graduated from Howard University School of Law in 2009. Prior to joining Advancement Project, Danielle worked as a Fellow and Associate at the law firm of Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, where she represented clients in employment, housing, consumer, and civil rights cases.
Danielle also worked as a federal judicial clerk for several years, serving as Senior Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Brian A. Jackson, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and Law Clerk to the Honorable Karen Wells Roby, United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
As a law student, Danielle worked as an intern at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a law clerk at the public interest law firm of Bernabei & Wachtel, PLLC, and was selected as a Peggy Browning Fund Fellow. While at Howard University School of Law, Danielle helped organize students to register voters and work as legal field volunteers in South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Danielle also developed a reputation a strong oral advocate when she was selected as the “Best Oral Advocate” of her law school class and Captain of the school’s National Moot Court Team.
The Omaha, Nebraska native is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she earned her B.S. in Business Management. She is licensed to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia.