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Danielle E. Tepper

New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036-6516
Tel: 212.833.1195
Fax: 212.373.7995

Danielle Tepper’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. She represents public and private companies in connection with contract, fiduciary duty, tort, employment, and other disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitrations.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of the NWHI Litigation Trust and the successor indenture trustee for certain unsecured notes of Nine West Holdings, Inc. to pursue claims relating to a 2014 transaction in which Nine West’s predecessor was purchased, certain of its businesses were sold off, and its shareholders received more than $1 billion for their shares.
  • Representation of a youth-serving not-for-profit organization against previously time-barred negligence claims that were revived pursuant to New York’s Child Victims Act.
  • Representation of a media company in an internal investigation concerning compliance with consumer privacy laws.

Prior to joining Friedman Kaplan, Ms. Tepper was an associate at Pryor Cashman LLP. 

Outside the Office

Ms. Tepper is a member of the Project Development Committee of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, a coalition of more than 250 law firms collaborating with legal services organizations to amplify the voices of communities and individuals impacted by racism, to better use the law as a vehicle for change that benefits communities of color, and to promote racial equity in the law. She also is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association and serves as co-chair of its Committee on Women in the Law. Ms. Tepper was selected as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s 2021 class of Pathfinders, a program offering leadership and career development training for high-performing, early-career attorneys.

Fast Facts


Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2015)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A. (2012)

Bar Admissions

State of New York

State of New Jersey

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey

U.S. Supreme Court


The Honorable Katharine H. Parker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Honors and Awards

John B. Adams Award for Excellence in Mass Communication Law

Law Review and Publications

Senior Notes Editor, Journal of Gender and the Law

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