Danielle Kono Lewis represents public entities in federal and state court litigation. Her practice encompasses civil rights, tort defense, employment, real property and contract matters. Ms. Lewis also advises her clients in pre-litigation matters and in a consulting capacity to assist clients in preventing future litigation. Additionally, Ms. Lewis defends individuals and businesses against third-party claims, including products liability, premises liability, tort, construction and business disputes.
Ms. Lewis attended the University of California, San Diego, where she graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors in 1997. She received her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law in 2001, where she graduated cum laude. While attending law school, Ms. Lewis was an editor for the Administrative Law Review, an official publication of the American Bar Association. Following law school, Ms. Lewis was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Ann O'Regan Keary, Superior Court of the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Lewis is admitted to practice in all California state courts, all U.S. District Courts within the State of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
American Bar Association
San Francisco Bar Association
Public Agency Risk Managers Association (PARMA)
California Association of Joint Powers Authorities (CAJPA)