The City Club
900 Main Street
69th Floor
Dallas, TX  75202
United States of America

Danielle Alexis Matthews joined the Dallas office in September 2000. As senior counsel, Danielle focuses her practice on labor and employment matters.

She has actively represented clients in multiple class and collective action matters involving wage and hour and related issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and similar state statutes and laws. Danielle regularly represents clients in a variety of employment matters involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA), the Texas Workers' Compensation Act (TWCA), and similar statutes and regulations, as well as in employment related breach of contract cases, and cases involving the defense of Company commission and benefit policies.  Danielle has also dealt regularly with clients on affirmative action issues, desk audits, and in comprehensive/on-site audits with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

On a daily basis, Danielle regularly communicates and interfaces with key management personnel and human resources representatives to provide insight and legal advice to those individuals on a range of personnel issues. Understanding the interplay between employment issues and peer review policies and procedures affecting the Firm's health care clients, Danielle also devotes a portion of her practice to advising, counselling, and representing healthcare management in nursing and physician peer review proceedings. 

Danielle prides herself on developing long-term and personal relationships with her clients, which she believes enhances her ability to anticipate, understand, and meet their needs and expectations.