Danielle N. Twait




J.D., Washington University School of Law – 2008
B.S., University of Illinois – 2005



Ms. Twait is an associate at Mandell Menkes. She has extensive experience in complex litigation pending in both state and federal courts and has litigated a broad range of matters including contractual disputes, class actions, intellectual property disputes, consumer fraud claims and lender liability actions. She also has represented clients in employment related matters for violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and breach of employment agreements including non-compete, non-disclosure, and confidentiality agreements.


Ms. Twait is involved in all aspects of her cases including managing e-discovery, preparing and arguing dispositive motions, taking and defending depositions and representing clients during settlement conferences, mediations and arbitrations. She is also a member of the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois and has trial experience in both federal and state courts.


Ms. Twait is licensed to practice in Illinois, Missouri, Northern District of Illinois, Southern District of Illinois, Eastern District of Missouri and Northern District of Ohio.
Ms. Twait serves on the board of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and has been selected as a Co-chair of the Coalition’s Associates Committee for 2016. She is also a member of the Associate Board for Girls on the Run Chicago.