Danielle Bass is a lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School and a corporate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. She focuses her practice on transactional matters involving information technology, intellectual property, data, and media with an emphasis on commercial relationships.
Bass frequently drafts and negotiates various agreements regarding the development, license, and transfer of intellectual property, media, and technology, including related service arrangements, on behalf of clients across a number of industries.
She is deeply integrated into some of her clients' internal legal processes and business and has acted as commercial counsel during hiring lapses and leaves of absence. Bass consistently works side by side with in-house legal teams to assist in developing contract review processes and negotiate agreements on behalf of internal business units.
Bass is also active in the community and undertakes many pro bono matters, including acting as general counsel to a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides music education to children, and has completed more than two dozen name changes for members of the transgender community. Additionally, she serves as a volunteer mediator for the Eastern District of Michigan's Early Mediation Program as an alternative to litigation for pro se prisoners who have filed federal civil rights lawsuits against the Michigan Department of Corrections.