Danielle R. DePriest


Danielle R. DePriest


Danielle R. DePriest

Danielle DePriest is dedicated to effectively and efficiently achieving the best possible results in the commercial litigation cases she handles.

Danielle handles a variety of litigation, including commercial and insurance disputes. Danielle represents shopping malls and retail commercial property owners in landlord-tenant disputes. In addition, she has experience representing governmental entities and her municipal litigation practice involves large-scale public infrastructure projects. She also has experience in the areas of energy infrastructure and eminent domain. Danielle has obtained numerous victories for her representation of Fortune 500 insurers, including advising regarding policy revisions and interactions with governmental oversight entities. She also second-chaired a third-party negligence action that resulted in a “No Cause of Action” verdict in favor of her client.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan


Wayne State University Law School
Juris Doctor, 2015

  • Executive Articles Editor, Wayne Law Review
  • Coach, Cardozo BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition
  • Senior Member, Moot Court Team
  • President, Women’s Law Caucus
  • Vice President, Jewish Law Students Association
  • Dean’s Scholar
  • Bronze Key Certificate for outstanding academic performance

University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy, 2012

  • Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Lloyd Hall Scholars Program
  • Vice Chair, American Movement for Israel
  • Chair, University of Michigan Hillel Programming Board

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Insurance & Indemnity Law, and Litigation Sections
  • Jewish Bar Association of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
    • Inns of Court
  • Oakland County Executive’s Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Class of 2023


  • Utilization Review
    Insurance Alliance of Michigan Claims Seminar, 2022
  • No-Fault Reform
    No-Fault Reform Seminar, 2021
  • DIFS’ Evolving Spin on No-Fault Reform
    Insurance Alliance of Michigan Claims Seminar, 2020
  • Assignments Under Shah: An End to Uncertainty in the Covenant Era?
    Insurance Alliance of Michigan Seminar, 2018


  • No-Fault Survey, Spring 2019
    Wayne Law Review, Co-Author
  • No-Fault Litigation in a Post-Covenant Era, Spring 2018
    Wayne Law Review, Co-Author

In the Community

  • Jewish Family Services Board of Directors, Executive Committee, May 2014 to present
  • Jewish Family Services, Co-Chair Leadership Committee – 2020 – Present
  • NEXTGen Detroit, President, Ben-Gurion Society (BGS) Member
  • Zausmer Associate Development Committee

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2023
  • Oakland County Executive’s Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Class – 2023
  • Super Lawyers (Michigan) – 2022
  • Top Women Attorneys in Michigan – 2022
  • The Well and The Jewish News “36 Under 36 Honoree” – 2020
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer” – 2017