Danielle R. DePriest


Danielle R. DePriest


Danielle R. DePriest

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

Danielle’s interest in public policy led her to the practice of law. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and served as Vice Chair of American Movement for Israel and Chair of the Programming Board for Michigan Hillel. At Wayne State University Law School, Danielle was an academic standout, earning scholarships and awards for her performance, and held leadership roles in a number of extracurricular activities, including positions as coach and senior member of the Moot Court Team, Executive Articles Editor of the Wayne Law Review, President of the Women’s Law Caucus, and Vice President of the Jewish Law Students Association.

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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


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

Honors & Awards

  • SuperLawyers (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