Danielle Acker Susanj serves as Vice President & Senior Litigation Counsel at the Fairness Center, representing clients in state and federal courts and before administrative boards. Prior to joining the Fairness Center, Danielle practiced law as a litigation associate at a large international firm in Washington, D.C. and as a litigator in central Pennsylvania, representing clients in federal district and appellate courts and the United States Supreme Court.
Danielle received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. At Penn Law, she was a member of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Board and the Supreme Court Clinic. After law school she clerked for the Honorable Steven M. Colloton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. As an undergraduate, Danielle graduated summa cum laude from Wheaton College.
She is a member of the Pennsylvania State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She was born and raised in Pennsylvania and lives in central Pennsylvania with her husband and daughters.