Danielle C. Salsi Counsel

Danielle is a member of the commercial litigation team and serves as national coordinating counsel to clients in the transportation industry, providing strategic advice to clients defending a portfolio of litigation in jurisdictions around the country.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Danielle served as senior litigation counsel at two global pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. Before moving to in-house counsel positions, Danielle worked for a defense litigation firm concentrating on complex product liability matters representing product manufacturers and life science companies.


Danielle has over a decade of experience acting as in-house litigation counsel for a global pharmaceutical and healthcare company handling litigation matters involving product liability, antitrust litigation, employment disputes and international arbitrations, in addition to providing legal support on compliance, regulatory and transactional matters.

  • Duquesne University School of Law, JD, 2006
  • Lafayette College, BA, 2002

Volunteer Presenter, American Arbitration Association, 2019-present

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association, 2006-present

Committee Chair, American Heart Association – Former Go Red for Women, 2006-2010

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Panel Speaker, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Healthcare & Life Sciences Committee Meeting, May 14, 2021
  • Panel Speaker, "In-House Perspective on Arbitrating Life Science Disputes," American Arbitration Association - Arbitrating Domestic and International Life Science Disputes, May 1, 2019 and October 2, 2019
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