Danielle Banks is a Partner in Stradley Ronon’s employment and labor group and a member of the ﬁrm’s Diversity Committee. She devotes a signiﬁcant amount of her practice to defending businesses, universities, and governmental entities against employment discrimination claims. Banks has earned the respect of clients and adversaries alike by successfully litigating matters to victory through summary judgment and is known for her impressive trial victory rate.
Among her activities in the community, Banks is a board member of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group and served as Co-President from 2010 to 2012. She was also the inaugural Chair of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
A leader in the legal ﬁeld, Banks was recognized by the National Diversity Council with their coveted “Most Powerful & Inﬂuential Women Award” and was named by The Legal Intelligencer as “Diverse Attorney of the Year.” She received the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia J. Austin Norris Award, which celebrates attorneys who commit to advancing black professionals in the Philadelphia legal community.
Banks received her J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law and her B.A. from Temple University.