Daniela is an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office with a practice concentration in media and communications law, including defamation, First Amendment, access to public records and open courts, and invasion of privacy. She also focuses on business litigation and intellectual property matters, including the registration and litigation of copyrights and trademarks.
Now more than ever, a free press is vital to the preservation of our democracy. I feel privileged to work fighting to ensure the press indeed remains free, robust, and unencumbered in its critical and insatiable pursuit for truth.
Prior to joining the firm, Daniela served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She also previously served as an associate at a civil litigation firm with a practice in civil rights, products liability, medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases in both federal and state court.
Daniela graduated from the Florida International University College of Law in 2015. While in law school, Daniela clerked at the Florida Supreme Court and the Third District Court of Appeal. She also competed in the Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot Court Programme, and placed third during the international round at Oxford University in Oxford, United Kingdom. Daniela has served as a judge and coach for this same moot court. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor teaching a legal writing and research course at FIU College of Law.
Daniela received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with a minor in International Humanitarian Assistance, from the University of Florida in 2012. During that time, her writing was published in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Gainesville Sun, The North Florida Herald, The Independent Florida Alligator, and the Medical Tourism Magazine. Daniela then worked as a freelance reporter for the Miami Herald prior to attending law school.
As an active member of the community, Daniela sings in the Master Chorale of South Florida, a non-profit symphony chorus. In addition, each year she raises funds to support the Florida Brain Cancer 5K. Daniela also serves on the Board of Directors for the Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, where she helps to raise money for various charities in Broward County.