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Danielle L. Borel
Danielle L. Borel

Danielle L. Borel

Partner - Baton Rouge

Dani Borel is a partner in the Baton Rouge office, practicing in the areas of commercial litigation and healthcare litigation. Her principal areas of practice include litigation involving: healthcare provider licensing and payment disputes; trademark disputes; unfair trade practices and unfair competition; contract disputes; and general business and commercial issues. Ms. Borel also has experience in representing pharmaceutical companies in opioid litigation brought by municipalities and counties. Ms. Borel litigates matters before the state and federal courts and before administrative courts. She has been involved in appeals before Louisiana administrative courts, Louisiana state courts, Louisiana federal courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Ms. Borel received her Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, magna cum laude, in 2014 and was a member of The Order of Coif. She served as the Articles Editor for the Louisiana Law Review, and was a member of the Trial Advocacy and Moot Court boards. She received her Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University, with honors, in 2011.


Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014

Louisiana State University, B.S., Honors College: College Honors, magna cum laude, 2011


Louisiana, 2014

Appellate and Federal Courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2014

Community Involvement

Lighthouse Louisiana, Board of Directors (2018-present)

Lighthouse Louisiana, Baton Rouge Advisory Board Chairman (2018-present)

Lighthouse Louisiana, Baton Rouge Advisory Board Member (2017-2018)

LANO Community Leaders Program (Class of 2017)

BRBA Holiday Star Program (2013-present)

PulseBR (American Heart Association) (2018-Present)

Volunteer Trial Advocacy Coach and Competition Judge (2014-present)

Honors and Awards

Kalinka Award for Advocacy Programs Coach of the Year (2021)

Named "Ones to Watch" by Best Lawyers (2021)

Named a "Rising Star" by Louisiana Super Lawyers (2020)

American Bar Association’s 2020 On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyers Award (2020)

LSBA Young Lawyers Division Bat P. Sullivan, Jr. Chair’s Award (2019)

Emerging Young Lawyers in Healthcare Award, American Bar Association’s Health Law Section (2019)

Lighthouse Louisiana Door Knocker Award (Summer 2018, Winter 2019)

Star of the Quarter, American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division (Spring 2017; Fall 2017;Fall 2019)

Louisiana Law Review, Member (2012-2014)

Order of the Coif, Member

Moot Court Board, Member (2012-2014)

Trial Advocacy Board, Member (2012-2014)


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  • Battling Audits and Claims Disputes: Before, During, and After Best Practices, LPCA Annual Conference, October 23, 2019
  • Is your law Firm Disaster Ready?, Baton Rouge Bar Association, December 31, 2019
  • Battling Audits and Claims Disputes: Before, During, and After Best Practices, , LPCA Annual Conference, October 23, 2019
  • Ethics in Social Media, Wex Malone Chapter of American Inns of Court, October 30, 2019
  • Ethics in Social Media, Baton Rouge Bar Association, May 31, 2019
  • Ethics in Social Media, Louisiana State Bar Association, May 17, 2019
  • Payment Issues in Behavioral Health: Options for Providers, Louisiana Hospital Association Behavioral Health Law Update, March 28, 2019
  • Practicing in the Social Media Age, LSBA Young Lawyers Conference, January 18, 2019
  • Battling Audits and Claims Disputes: Before, During, and After Best Practices, LPCA Annual Conference, October 10, 2018
  • Medicare & Medicaid Fundamentals, Presented via webinar to the American Bar Association, Moderator, February 2, 2018
  • The Basics of ERISA, Presented at teleconference to the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Moderator, November 9, 2017
  • Marijuana and Your License to Practice Law: An Examination of Ethical Rules, Moderator, ABA YLD Fall Conference, 2017
  • Prosecuting and Defending False Claims Act Liability, Presented as teleconference to the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. Moderator, June 20, 2017
  • Ethics: Practice Issues and Challenges for New and Experienced Lawyers, BRBA Bench Bar Conference 2016
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Professional Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
    •  Young Lawyers Division Council, ABA YLD Representative, 2018-2019; 2019-2020; 2020-2021
    • Access to Justice Committee, Disaster Response Subcommittee, 2018-2019; 2019-2020
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
    • Director of Membership, YLD Liaison to the Health Law Section, Long Range Planning Board, Resolutions Team, 2020-2022
    • District Representative for Louisiana, Director of Professional/Specialty Services, Chair of Host Committee, Membership Board, Credentials Board, 2019-2020; 
    • District Representative for Louisiana, Vice Director of Professional/Specialty Services, Membership Board, 2018-2019
    • Health Law Committee Chair, Membership Board, Finance Board, Liaison to Health Law Section (Membership), 2017-2018
    • Health Law Committee Chair, Senior Content Editor, 2016-2017
    • Health Law Committee Vice Chair, Content Editor, 2016-2017
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
    • Distance Learning Committee Vice Chair, 2017-2018; 2018-2019; 2019-2020
    • YLD Liaison to the Council, 2020-2022
  • American Bar Association
    • Special Committee on the Bioethics and the Law, 2016-2017
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association  
    • Holiday Star Program,Star Gazer, 2014-2015; 2015—2016; 2016-2017; 2017-2018; 2018-2019; 
  • Forum 35
  • Louisiana Hospital Association
  • Wex Malone Chapter of American Inns of Court

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