About Danielle

Danielle’s practice is focused on corporate and business law, particularly in the areas of corporate finance, securities and corporate governance. Danielle has a proven track record advising public companies, universities and colleges, and businesses of all sizes with respect to private placements and public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder and investor relation matters, and continuous disclosure obligations. She also advises startup companies and investors on venture capital financings. Danielle’s practice extends to advising on various aspects of public procurement, primarily focusing on contract and tender documents and the negotiation of project financing.

Danielle’s experience includes working on all aspects of business and other corporate law for clients in the biotech and renewable energy industries. She closely monitors developments in the market that may affect her clients’ professional interests in these rapidly evolving industries.

Danielle is a member of the Lex Mundi cross-border transactions practice group, the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.

Outside of the office, Danielle is a long-time speed skating coach with Special Olympics Nova Scotia and the Halifax Regional Speed Skating Club, and sits on the Board of Directors for Speed Skating Canada as its Vice-President. She enjoys playing many sports, especially sailing, curling and golf – and loves dogs.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Listed in Best Lawyers® in Canada for her practice in Corporate law (since 2023)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® in Canada for her practice in Mergers and Acquisitions (since 2023)
  • Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Corporate Finance & Securities (2024)

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Vice President on the board of Speed Skating Canada


  • LL.B., Dalhousie University (2013)
  • B.Comm., Saint Mary's University (2009)
  • Governance Education Series, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University (2022)

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia (2014)


  • English
  • French