Associate

Danielle J. Barondess

Danielle received her Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude and served as an editor on the Law Review. Before joining Williams & Connolly, Danielle worked at another prominent D.C. law firm, and she completed two clerkships, one for the Honorable Alan C. Kay of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii and the other for the Honorable Richard R. Clifton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Danielle is passionate about mentorship and serving the broader legal community. She previously taught legal writing at her alma mater and at the University of Hawaii, Richardson School of Law, and she co-founded the nonprofit Law Clerks for Diversity. 

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Professional Experience

  • Co-Founder, Law Clerks for Diversity
  • Lecturer in Law, Legal Writing, University of Hawaii at Manoa – William S. Richardson School of Law, 2022
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Legal Writing, George Mason University School of Law, 2019
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