Complex Commercial Litigation
Discovery / Employee Depositions
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2005
Central Michigan University, B.S., Biology, magna cum laude, 2002
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Michigan State Courts
Danielle J. Hessell focuses her practice on product liability litigation and complex commercial litigation. She has extensive experience with e-discovery matters.
Before joining Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC, Danielle served as a Senior eDiscovery Manager. Prior to her transition to the legal services industry, she worked as as an associate at the law firm of Butzel Long and focused her practice on automotive supply litigation and general commercial litigation. While in law school, Danielle was an intern with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Richard F. Suhrheinrich.
Danielle received her J.D, Summa Cum Laude, from Michigan State University in 2005. While there as a Dean King Scholar, she earned a certificate from the Trial Practice Institute and served as Associate Editor of the Law Review. She received her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Central Michigan University.
Honors & Awards
Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012-2015
Michigan Lawyers Weekly Up and Coming Lawyer Award, 2012
Legal Aid and Defender Association Pro Bono Spirit Award, 2011
Hobbies: gardening, cooking, upright bass, NY Times crosswords
Favorite trip: touring bourbon distilleries in Kentucky
Book I’m currently reading: Man and His Symbols by C.G. Jung
Book I’ve tried to read several times and still can’t quite get into: Moby Dick