MICHAEL C. DANNA is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP and a member of the firm’s Class Action Practice Group and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Workplace Rights (LGBTQ) Practice Group. He has represented thousands of employees, including retail and restaurant workers, in state and federal courts for claims of tip and wage theft, unpaid overtime, and failure to pay minimum wage. He also has significant experience representing employees challenging systemic race and gender discrimination in compensation, evaluations, promotions, and hiring, including at the country’s largest financial institutions, tech companies, retailers, and universities. 

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Mr. Danna clerked for the Honorable Tanya S. Chutkan on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He received his B.A. from Brown University and his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar. 

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Bar Admission and Professional Activity
  • Mr. Danna is admitted to practice law only in New York.
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Medicaid Reform, Prison Healthcare, and the Due Process Right to a Fair Hearing

40 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 101, 2016

Awards & Recognition
  • 2024: Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – Labor and Employment Law – Employee
  • 2024: Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • 2024: Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • 2021, 2023: Super Lawyers – Rising Stars