Danielle Spinelli is a partner in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation, Government and Regulatory Litigation and Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights Litigation Practice Groups. She joined WilmerHale in 2002.
Ms. Spinelli’s practice focuses on representation of parties and amici in the US Supreme Court, in the federal and state appellate courts, and in trial-level matters involving complex legal questions. She has handled matters in a wide variety of substantive areas, including constitutional law, criminal law and procedure, administrative law, federal jurisdiction, Indian law, insurance law and international trade. In addition, Ms. Spinelli has substantial experience and expertise in disputes raising complex bankruptcy problems, and has handled many matters involving novel questions of bankruptcy law. She also has substantial experience representing governmental entities and litigating both against and alongside the United States. She has argued successfully before the US Supreme Court and federal and state courts of appeals.