Danielle Hamilton

Danielle Hamilton

Danielle Hamilton is a partner at Loevy & Loevy and has been with the firm since 2017.

Danielle represents clients in a wide range of civil rights cases, including wrongful convictions, mass actions, excessive force, lawsuits on behalf of survivors of sexual assault, and representation of protestors in the Movement for Black Lives. Danielle is an experienced attorney and has litigated cases resulting in millions of dollars of compensation for her clients.

Prior to joining Loevy & Loevy, Danielle was a law clerk to the Honorable Barrington D. Parker, Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also litigated civil rights cases as Johnnie L. Cochran Fellow at Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP in New York City and worked on juvenile legal system reform at the Illinois Justice Project.

Danielle received her law degree from Harvard Law School in 2012 and her undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature from Princeton University in 2007. Her pro bono commitments included mentoring Black high school, college, and law students and teaching in a college preparatory program. Prior to attending law school, she worked in development at Human Rights Watch and was a court representative for young people in Manhattan Family Court.

Danielle is a first-generation American and college graduate. She is the first lawyer in her family.

Harvard Law School
• J.D. – May, 2012
• Legal Research and Writing Dean’s Scholar Prize
• Elliott G. Heard Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Princeton University
• A.B. with Honors – June, 2007
• Frederick Douglass Service Award for Leadership and Intellectual Achievement
• Program in Latin American Studies Thesis Prize Honorable Mention
• Peter Goldsmith Award for Promoting Understanding of Racial & Cultural Diversity

Clerkships & Past Employment

• Law Clerk, Hon. Barrington D. Parker, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
• Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Civil Rights Fellow, Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP