- Long-Term Care Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Professional Liability
- Trucking and Commercial Transportation
- Retail, Hospitality and Entertainment Facilities
- General Liability/Surplus Risks
- Employment Practices Defense
- Financial Services Professional Liability
- Legal Professional Liability
- Products Liability
- Securities Litigation
J.D., Northern Kentucky University — Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2010
B.A., University of Kentucky, 2006
- Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2010
- State of West Virginia, 2011
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2010
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2012
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2016
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2011
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2011
I focus on providing creative and efficient resolutions to the problems that my clients face. Recognizing that the litigation process can be stressful, I pledge to do my best to obtain not just an objectively good result, but a subjectively great outcome for my client.
Danielle focuses her practice on the defense of business owners, employers and individuals facing general liability, professional negligence, and employment claims. Her practice areas include employment, medical malpractice, nursing home litigation, and professional liability defense. She is also experienced in handling the defense of trucking liability, products liability, premises liability, workers’ compensation, and retail and hospitality matters.
Danielle represents clients at all levels of litigation and appeal in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitrations. She leverages her attention to detail in the myriad services she provides her clients, including the conducting of depositions and the crafting of persuasive briefs.
Danielle started her legal career as a law clerk with Reminger. After joining another Louisville firm and focusing on long-term care defense, Danielle returned to Reminger in 2016 and now has shareholder status with the firm.
Honors & Recognitions
Recognized as a Rising Star by Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020
Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations
Kentucky Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association, Member - Litigation Section, Chair (2017)
- Young Lawyer’s Section, Chair (2013)
- Litigation Section, Vice-Chair (2016)
- LBA Leadership Academy, Graduate (2013)
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc.
Defense Research Institute
Louisville Youth Choir
-Former Board Member
Fund for the Arts, NeXt! Leadership Academy Graduate
Big Brothers Big Sisters
-Former Volunteer Big Sister
Obtained summary judgment as to professional negligence claims against insurance agent.
Represented numerous medical providers and long-term care facilities in state and federal court as well as in arbitration, successfully defending providers, facilities and administrators against claims of negligence, constitutional violations, and Residents Rights violations. Also successfully compelled arbitration of litigation actions against numerous long term care facilities and their administrators.
Represented numerous insurance agents against claims of negligent procurement of insurance.
Represented numerous employers in state and federal court as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against claims of discrimination, retaliatory discharge, and alleged violations of Title VII and KRS Chapter 344 .
- Press Release, November 27, 2019
- Press Release, December 5, 2018
- Press Release, January 4, 2018
- Press Release, December 6, 2017
- Press Release, November 18, 2016
- Press Release, November 11, 2016
- The Kentucky Civil Rights ActLouisville Bar Association, Louisville, KY, December 9, 2017
- Legal Professional Newsletter-Spring/Summer 2019, June 2019
- By: Danielle J. LewisRetail, Hospitality, and Entertainment Facilities Newsletter-Spring 2019, April 18, 2019
- Louisville Bar Association 'Bar Briefs', June 2018
- Don't Throw Anything Away: Kentucky Supreme Court Modifies Burden Relating to Missing Evidence InstructionsKentucky Bar Association website, April 12, 2012
- Why the “New ADA” Requires an Individualized Inquiry as to What Qualifies as a “Major Life Activity,” 37 N. KY. L. REV. 4, 441 (2010)2010
- Kentucky Court of Appeals Invalidates Statute Allowing an Employer to Represent Itself in Administrative ProceedingsBy Danielle J. Lewis, Esq.June 3, 2019
- Finally, a Win for Long-Term Care Facilities: United States Supreme Court Invalidates Kentucky Rule Singling Out Arbitration AgreementsBy: Danielle J. LewisMay 31, 2017
- Mississippi District Court Halts Implementation of New CMS Rule Banning Use of Arbitration Agreements in Long-Term Care FacilitiesBy: Danielle LewisNovember 15, 2016