Danielle focuses her practice in the areas of commercial real estate, business, corporate and banking law. Her real estate expertise encompasses a wide range of matters relating to the financing, acquisition, development, construction, leasing and disposition of retail, commercial, and industrial property. Danielle is also regularly involved in the representation of corporate entities in entity formation, contract negotiation, general business, and commercial matters.
Danielle has real estate lending experience representing lending institutions and borrowers in the negotiation and documentation of acquisition and construction real estate financing.

Danielle believes in interfacing directly with clients and is dedicated to helping them resolve their concerns quickly and successfully. She is a strong advocate, as well as a problem solver, and understands that accessibility and responsiveness are vital to providing the best possible service. See her article on having a qualified deal team and blog about commercial lease considerations for small businesses.


  • University of Maryland
    • BS Marketing & Logistics, Transportation & Supply Chain
  • The John Marshall Law School
    • JD


  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio


  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018


  • Have the Right Team in Place Before You Buy to Improve the Chance for Success, Smart Business, March 2018
  • Commercial Lease Considerations for Small Businesses and Start-Ups, McCarthy Lebit Real Estate Blog, March 2018
  • What Commercial Landlords Need To Know About Landlord Lien Waivers Or Landlord Subordination Agreements, McCarthy Lebit Real Estate Blog, August 2017
  • Landlord Lien Waivers and Subordination Agreements, Properties Magazine, June 2017


  • Small Business Law, The Dealership, February 2017


$4,335,000 Construction of Office Building

Represented Owner in $4,335,000 construction financing for an office building in downtown Cleveland.