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Danielle Fuschetti

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Palo Alto, CA

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP
300 Hamilton Avenue, 5th Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-547-5990
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
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Attorney Profile

Danielle Fuschetti is a partner at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, in the San Francisco, California, offices. She is also the firm’s Discrimination and Harassment Practice Group’s co-chair. She represents clients with employment law matters involving wage and hour law, discrimination, retaliation and harassment. 

Ms. Fuschetti has a genuine concern for her clients and is a compassionate and empathetic attorney. She understands how intimidating and overwhelming the legal process can be and keeps her clients well informed of their cases from beginning to end. She upholds her clients’ interests and is an aggressive advocate for their rights. 

Graduating magna cum laude, Ms. Fuschetti has received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Dartmouth College. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. While in law school, she served as the articles editor of the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law and the editor of the Michigan Journal of Environmental & Administrative Law. 

Ms. Fuschetti served as a law clerk at the Office of General Counsel in the Appeals Division of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She is licensed to practice in California since 2013 and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California. 

Recognized for her remarkable contributions, Ms. Fuschetti has been listed on the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in New York by The National Trial Lawyers and was named to the list of Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar by the Elite Trial Lawyers. She was a nominee for the CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year. She was named to the list of Outstanding Volunteer by The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Justice & Diversity Center.

Ms. Fuschetti has spoken at numerous seminars about disability rights, the impact of COVID-19 and equal pay. She also serves on the board of The Center for WorkLife Law and is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Class Actions, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Danielle Fuschetti

First Admitted: 2013, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.sanfordheisler.com/team/danielle-fuschetti/

Honors/Awards

  • 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers’ Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Justice and Diversity Center, Outstanding Volunteer, 2017
  • CAOC Consumer Attorneys of the Year, Nominee, 2018
  • Named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in New York by the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Law360 Rising Stars 2021 – Employment Law
  • Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2018-20

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Southern District of California
  • Central District of California
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  
  • Northern District of California
  • California Bar Admission, 2013

Educational Background

  • B.A., Dartmouth College, magna cum laude, 2010

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • CAOC Consumer Attorneys of the Year, Nominee, 2018
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Justice and Diversity Center, Outstanding Volunteer, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legal Aid at Work - Volunteered supervising with Legal Aid at Work's Worker's Rights Clinic, 2020

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Pan v. Qualcomm: ~ 19.5 Million Class, Collective and PAGA Settlement in Sex Discrimination and Equal Pay Act matter, 2017
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Office Location for Danielle Fuschetti

300 Hamilton Avenue
5th Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: 650-547-5990

Last Updated: 8/2/2022

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