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Danielle Schroder

Madison Employee Benefits Attorney
Madison Personal Injury Attorney

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Danielle Schroder

Madison Employee Benefits Attorney
Madison Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney Danielle Schroder is a shareholder practicing in the areas of employee benefits, personal injury and employment discrimination. Her kind, gentle presence makes her an excellent counselor to clients in crisis. But don’t let her pleasant demeanor fool you: Attorney Schroder is tenacious in her pursuit of justice and works tirelessly to right the wrongs suffered by her clients.

Stemming from her favorite childhood story, “The Little Engine That Could,” Attorney Schroder brings the “I think I can” attitude to her practice. She is not afraid to take on the goliaths of our age. She has successfully resolved employment cases against large entities such as hospitals, universities, retailers and manufacturing plants and has convinced insurance giants such as CIGNA, Unum, Reliance Standard and Liberty Mutual to overturn their denials of short and long term disability benefits.

In both her professional and personal life, Attorney Schroder values people above all else. She is an active member of Blackhawk Church, serving on its legal team, and is a volunteer for the Wisconsin Lawyer Assistance Program (WisLAP). Attorney Schroder’s legal career is devoted to minimizing and repairing the damage of difficult employment and personal health situations. She is dedicated to serving your best interests.

Attorney Schroder has a broad range of litigation experience, from small unemployment claims to large federal cases. She has assisted countless individuals in their appeals of insurance companies’ denials of short and long term disability benefits, and she has litigated ERISA and employment disputes in Wisconsin Federal Courts. Among her accomplishments, Attorney Schroder assisted in the defeat of summary judgment motions in a disability case valued at over $500,000 and a class action case resulting in a $3.5 million settlement.

Attorney Schroder has presented on numerous employment issues, including disability benefits and pregnancy, age, and arrest and conviction record discrimination. Her article, “The Scope of Discovery in ERISA Wrongful Denial of Benefit Cases,” was featured in the Wisconsin Association for Justice publication, The Verdict.

Attorney Schroder is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Dane County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Wisconsin Association for Justice.

Attorney Schroder has been named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” multiple years in a row. She has been recognized with scholarships from the Oneida-Vilas-Forest County Bar Association, the American Bar Association’s Joint Committee on Employee Benefits, and the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor & Employment Law, Young Lawyers Division.

Attorney Schroder’s clients report she is an “outstanding lawyer,” will fight “like a pit bull,” and that during some of the most difficult times in their life, she treated them with courtesy and respect. To learn more about Attorney Danielle Schroder, visit the following public review sites:AvvoBadge

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Attorney Schroder received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2011. She was involved in the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team, the Mock Trial Team and the Wisconsin International Law Journal.

Attorney Schroder received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in Political Science and Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies.