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Danielle Banks Appointed Special Advisor to the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary

July 16, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon is pleased to announce Partner Danielle Banks has been appointed special advisor to the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary for a one-year term beginning on July 1, 2021.

The ABA Standing Committee provides the Senate Judiciary Committee, the administration, and the public with its independent, nonpartisan peer evaluation of the professional qualifications of every judicial nominee to the Article III and Article IV federal courts.

Banks is a partner in Stradley Ronon’s employment and labor group and a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee. She devotes a significant amount of her practice to defending businesses, universities and governmental entities against employment discrimination claims. Banks also regularly counsels clients on issues of race, diversity and inclusion. Banks served as co-President of the Board of Directors of the Phila. Diversity Law Group, and currently serves as a member of that Board. She received the Albert S. Dandridge, III Diversity Award from the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Banks was recognized by the National Diversity Council with their coveted Most Powerful & Influential Women award and was named by The Legal Intelligencer as a Diverse Attorney of the Year. She also received the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia J. Austin Norris Award, which celebrates attorneys who commit to advancing black professionals in the Philadelphia legal community.

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in seven strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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