Danielle Gigli handles matters related to special education law, including those related to ADA, IDEA, and Section 504; equity in education, the Office for Civil Rights; and student discipline. While in law school, Ms. Gigli served as a policy clinic intern for the Children's Advocacy Institute, and as the Youth Empowerment Co-Chair and subsequently the Community Outreach Chair for Advocates for Children in Education. Prior to obtaining her law degree, she received a masters degree in early childhood education and worked as a corps member for Teach For America, where she served as a lead teacher of a summer school program for low-income preschool students in Chicago. She subsequently worked as a kindergarten teacher for two years.

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J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
M.A., University of Missouri, St. Louis
B.A., University of San Diego


  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Ronald S. Prager
    Judicial Extern for the Honorable Cynthia A. Bashant


  • 2017, California
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