Danielle M. Hansen currently focuses her practice in the area of medical malpractice, representing the interests of major hospital systems and health care professionals. She also focuses part of her practice, defending cases which involve nursing home care, general liability, premises liability, property damage, and the New York State labor law. She has successfully participated in medical malpractice trials in the Supreme Court of Nassau County, acting as the second chair and performing the direct examinations of various witnesses. Prior to her beginning her legal career, Ms. Hansen worked as an Assistant Marketing Director, a position that involved market research, budget allocation, and the execution of marketing plans. She then became a paralegal with one of the most respected insurance defense firms in the New York Metropolitan area.
Ms. Hansen received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations in 2007 from Quinnipiac University, graduating with magna cum laude honors. She received her Juris Doctorate from Touro Law in 2013, graduating as number three in her class with summa cum laude honors. She was a member of the Mock Trial Team. She was also the Constitutional Law Editor of the Touro Law Review. During law school, Ms. Hansen held two judicial clerkship internships, the first with the Honorable Arthur D. Spatt of the United States District Court, the Eastern District of New York and the second with the Honorable Leonard B. Austin of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. She also interned with the United States Attorney’s Office.
Ms. Hansen is admitted to practice law before the Courts of the State of New York, as well as the federal district courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Her publications include The Absentee Post-Conviction Constitutional Safeguards, 28 TOURO L. REV. 563 (2012) and The Inevitable Discovery Rule-Justice Served Or Justice Thwarted?, 28 TOURO L. REV. 715 (2012).