Danielle Bogaards, an associate in the litigation department, focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, government investigations, and data privacy matters.
Danielle’s diverse practice, spanning an array of litigation and regulatory matters, includes disputes involving securities, employment, corporate governance, compliance and commercial issues.
As a participant in the Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group, Danielle assists clients respond to data security incidents and counsels clients on major data privacy and security laws and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Danielle also represents employers in a variety of employment-related disputes, including wage-and-hour class actions and wrongful termination, as well as companies and individuals in government enforcement actions, internal investigations, and civil litigation relating to Federal securities, False Claims Act, consumer protection laws, and other complex commercial disputes. She has a wide range of clients in health care and private equity.
Danielle also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing her efforts on providing legal advice to homeless clients at GLIDE’s pro bono legal clinic, obtaining grants of asylum for clients from Central America, and representing tenants in Bay Area housing cases.
- Counsels clients on data protection and privacy issues, such as data breach response, compliance with U.S. and foreign data protection regimes, and class action litigation.
- Represents major pharmaceutical companies in government investigations and compliance in response to alleged False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute violations.
- Represents employers in putative wage and hour class action and related Private Attorneys General Act case in California state court, alleging off the clock work, meal and rest period violations.
- Represents individual shareholder in securities dispute.
- Represented registered investment advisor in employment arbitration related to an executive compensation claim based upon alleged violations of securities compliance policies.
- Represented individuals in settlement of FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection investigation of nutritional supplement company.
- Assisted with the defense of several mutual fund investment advisers against claims of excessive fees, challenging the alleged differential between advisory and sub-advisory fees under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
- Secured grant of asylum for refugee from El Salvador who fled the country after receiving death threats for starting a local political opposition group.
- Co-author, “US Litigation Considerations and Landscape,” The Guide to Cyber Investigations, second edition (2021)
- Co-author, “Data Privacy Concerns for Latin American Businesses During COVID-19,” Ropes & Gray Alert (June 4, 2020)
- Co-author, “Consumer Protection and COVID-19,” Ropes & Gray Alert (April 1, 2020)
- Note, “Examining the Americans with Disabilities Act’s Reassignment Provision Through an Equal Protection Lens,” 43 Hastings Const. L.Q. 677 (2016)
- JD, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2016; senior note editor, UC Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly; Moot Court team member; Alternative Dispute Resolution team member
- BA (English), University of California, Berkeley, 2011
Admissions / Qualifications
- California, 2016