Danielle Goebel’s practice focuses on litigation, primarily in the areas of employment and civil rights. She has successfully litigated numerous cases in both state and federal court, ranging in scale from single plaintiff discrimination claims to class action civil rights lawsuits.
Danielle works collaboratively with clients to provide effective, practical advice in difficult employment situations. She regularly counsels employers on all issues relating to the employer-employee relationship, including employee discipline and termination, wage and hour issues, ADA accommodations, and family and medical leave. Danielle frequently conducts internal investigations into various employment issues, including allegations of workplace harassment and corporate mismanagement, and helps employers navigate external investigations by government agencies such as the Department of Labor. Additionally, Danielle frequently provides management training on best practices and works with human resources personnel to identify potential issues before they develop.
Danielle’s practice also includes matters involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and employment contracts. Danielle’s experience also includes the arbitration of labor disputes and litigating whistleblower claims.
In addition to the more typical employment statutes, Danielle has successfully litigated cases brought under Title IX, the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act, the False Claims Act, and Section 1983.
While attending law school at Temple University, Danielle interned with U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy Rice of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Danielle studied History and Political Science at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.
Speeches & Presentations
“Leave Laws and Accommodations Related to COVID-19 and Working From Home,” PBI Employment Law Institute, April 27, 2021.