CALIFORNIA, USA | DECEMBER 3 2021 | CGL is delighted to announce that our senior corporate counsel Danielle Simmons has been promoted to Partner at our growing firm. Her partnership was effective December 1.
Danielle started with us a year ago, in November 2020. Since her first day, she has embodied our corporate values of humanity, autonomy, and quality and she has shown her passion and talent for both leadership and legal practice. Her contributions have been integral to CGL’s growth over the past year, while her clients invariably value her practical, business-oriented, and timely guidance.
“Danielle quickly impressed us with her dedication and endless ability to deliver excellence, even when balancing multiple large transactions. She consistently receives high praise from our clients, and she is unafraid to tackle any challenge within her wheelhouse. We are certain she will thrive in her new, and well-deserved position as Partner at CGL, and that her contributions and achievements will help us reach new heights.” – Noam Cohen, Co-founder at CGL.
About Danielle Simmons
Danielle is a Partner in CGL’s Corporate Transactions Practice where she works on a broad range of corporate matters for companies in all stages of development. She has represented companies in day-to-day legal matters, investors in equity and debt financings, and buyers and sellers in M&A transactions. Prior to CGL, Danielle was the Executive Director of Helena, a startup focused on addressing global societal problems and earned a two-year research training award to conduct behavioral neuroscience research at the National Institutes of Health.
Danielle started her legal career at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom where for seven years she represented funds, sponsors, and companies in the practice areas of M&A and secured and unsecured finance. Danielle received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California and her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.
CGL Is a fully-distributed, female-led transactional law firm dedicated to exceptional legal services infused with humanity. Our founders, and our attorneys, are highly qualified and experienced, having worked in leading law firms, government agencies, and demanding in-house roles. These talented attorneys are engaged and motivated, and deliver innovative, future-focused, and efficient legal services to CGL clients. Why? Because they are given the freedom to practice law humanely, working from wherever they are during their most productive hours, carrying workloads that work for them.
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