Danielle M. Patterson is a skillful New York employment attorney at Phillips & Associates. She is dedicated to representing people who have been harmed by their employers’ abuses.
Ms. Patterson graduated with a cum laude in Social Work from NYU in June 2008. In 2009, she graduated with an M.S.W. with a concentration in Advanced Clinical Social Work and Contemporary Social Issues.
She graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in Queens, NY. While in law school, she served as Secretary for the Labor and Employment Relations Society. She was a member of OutLaws and Allies. She published the paper Title VII Bars Discrimination in Employment Based on Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex and…Sexual Orientation? through the Labor Relations and Employment Law Society. She sat for the July 2019 Uniform Bar Examination for New York and New Jersey Bar Admission.
Ms. Patterson worked as a legal extern for the United States Department of Labor, Office of Solicitor, Region II, New York, NY. In her work there, she conducted significant legal research and writing and attended trials, hearings, and depositions. She also worked as a judicial intern for the Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was chosen for the Judicial Internship Opportunity Program of the American Bar Association for the Honorable Judge Mia Perez. She has also worked in many other capacities, including as a paralegal, an owner of a psychotherapy practice, a program director, and a senior primary therapist.
Ms. Patterson is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, and the LGBT Bar Association. She is committed to fighting for the rights of employees under federal, state, and local laws.