Dany graduated from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and joined the Firm after graduating from law school. Dany plays a significant role in our employment litigation cases, and chairs the Linesch Firm’s Immigration practice.
Born in Quito, Ecuador Dany brings a diverse background, which has made her an avid Immigration lawyer and human rights advocate. Having endured the difficult process of immigration, Dany understands both the emotional and legal issues associated with the immigration process. Dany attended American Washington College of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor Degree.
Dany worked for Catholic Charities, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), and Service Employers International Union (SEIU). Dany’s work has earned her various awards, and she is a well regarded author concerning Indigenous and Immigrant Rights.
Dany heads the Pro Bono section of the Firm, which is devoted to Human Rights. She works closely for the “Fight for 15” Campaign. You may have seen her on various media platforms concerning fast food strikes and her diligent work has ensured that workers are heard and their rights protected. Dany has also been involved with the CARA pro bono project by providing on the ground legal support at the Artesia, New Mexico, and Dilley, Texas Family Detention Centers.
Memberships/Awards & Acknowledgements/Publications
- Member of the Florida Bar
- Licensed to practice in the Middle District of Florida
- Member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association
- Member of the Immigration Law Section of the American Bar Association
- Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers
- Member of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
- Member of the Tampa Bay Hispanic Bar Association
- Daniela’s work during Law School earned her the “2015 Premio Inspiracion.” https://www.wcl.american.edu/programs/documents/2015HLCProgramFinal.pdf
- Daniela’s innovative research on human trafficking solutions while attending the University of Central Florida earned her the distinguished recognition as the recipient of the “2010 Clinton Global Initiative University Award.”
- Daniela researched and assisted with the writing and translated the Amicus Brief on behalf of the indigenous communities affected in the case of Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador.
- As Research Assistant for Jayesh Rathod, Professor of Law at American University, College of Law, Daniela assisted with the research and development of his published article, Danger and Dignity: Immigrant Day Laborers and Occupational Risk, 46 Seton Hall L. Rev. 813 (2016).
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