About Danielle Griffith
Raised in Atlanta from a young age, Danielle Griffith is well versed in Atlanta and Georgians alike. She earned a BA from the College of Charleston and her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, the latter in December 2001. Danielle has focused on litigation matters her entire career, on both the defense and plaintiff’s side. In her first years as a litigator, she became a trial attorney managing complex cases from inception to resolution and second chaired two seven figure bench trials while preparing numerous others for trial – truly a trial by fire start to her career. She quickly earned a reputation as the “go-to” attorney for the most complex and high value cases and a reputation for always going the extra mile for her clients, a well-earned reputation that continues today. The partner Danielle did the bulk of her work for during her first 10 years of practice says she was the best attorney he ever trained and other peers have said that if they ever got into any trouble, Danielle would be their first call. After working for other litigation firms, Danielle opened her own law firm in San Diego in 2014 representing a diverse group of clients on both the plaintiff and defense side, from a Fortune 500 company to commercial real estate developers, business owners, and individuals. Danielle has always been intimately involved in initial case work-ups and analysis, preparation and response to discovery, motions and oppositions, taking of and defending depositions, document review and analysis, evaluation of insurance coverage and potentially additional coverage, all matters associated with mediation, alternative dispute resolution, trial preparation and trial.
Danielle’s excellence has earned her the highest possible “AV Preeminent” rating by Martindale Hubbell’s peer & client review rating system, a recognition she’s maintained for over ten years. In addition to being awarded the San Diego Super Lawyers – Rising Star recognition, she has also repeatedly received awards for Top Lawyer in San Diego Magazine, & Top Attorney in the San Diego Daily Transcript. Danielle was a panel speaker at the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect conference. She served on the board of directors as a board member/Treasurer for San Diego Defense Lawyers Association & as Co-chair of the Construction Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. Danielle served on the Board of Directors for the United Services Organization (“USO”) in San Diego. More recently she served as President on the Board of Directors for The Vox Artium Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia.
Danielle is also an Amazon Best Selling Author in the book "Breaking the Glass Ceiling - Influential Women In Business" by Rutherford Publishing House which she co-authored. She was also featured as a co-author in “The Change - 7” by self-development pros, Jim Britt and Jim Lutes.
Danielle returned to Atlanta to be closer to her family in the spring of 2018. Until recently, she was a partner at another national litigation firm in its Atlanta office. In her free time, Danielle is very involved in dog rescue. Her hobbies including going to concerts, traveling, boating and playing pool.
* San Diego Super Lawyers -Rising Star (2015 - 2016)
* San Diego Magazine Top Lawyers (2013 -2020) - Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Insurance Defense - Construction Defect
Litigation and Civil Litigation
* San Diego Daily Transcript Top Attorney - Construction Litigation (2013)
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