Danielle Pingue represents individual and corporate clients in criminal and civil government investigations. Ms. Pingue has represented clients in complex civil litigation matters as well as federal and state government investigations involving allegations of illegal kickbacks, improper pricing, Klein conspiracies, and the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
Ms. Pingue has experience with all aspects of litigation and government investigations, including conducting witness interviews, performing large scale document review, working with in-house legal departments, and responding to subpoenas from the Department of Justice (DOJ), US Attorneys, and state attorneys generals.
Ms. Pingue also maintains a robust pro bono practice, with a focus on criminal justice. She recently conducted a full trial in Arlington Immigration Court, where she secured a victory for a US permanent resident facing deportation for theft convictions. She has also taken depositions in a civil rights class action before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, representing plaintiffs who allege that a government agency’s criminal background check policy has a disparate impact on African-Americans.
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2016, cum laude
- BA, Princeton University, 2013, cum laude
- District of Columbia
- US District Court, District of Columbia