Danielle N. Garno

Danielle N. Garno


Danielle N. Garno focuses her practice on issues faced by the fashion community, including, startup phase and commercial advice, intellectual property such as trademark and copyright infringement, social media marketing, advertising, and anti-counterfeiting, as well as employment and general business litigation. Danielle also handles complex civil litigation matters with an emphasis on white-collar defense and fraud actions. Her white-collar practice includes defending corporations against federal and state indictments, as well as internal investigations and negotiations with various federal and state agencies.

Danielle represents fashion clients of all sizes from start-ups to multi-national, global brands, helping them navigate through legal issues as well counseling them on growing and sustaining a successful brand. She has also tried cases in a variety of areas, obtaining verdicts in favor of her clients.

Danielle has written extensively and lectured all over the country on topics relating to fashion law. She is actively involved with professional and community organizations. Danielle is the Chair of the Beacon Council’s Creative Design Committee and sits on the Board of Fashion Group International – South Florida as well as the Board of Trustees of the YoungArts Foundation. She is also counsel to the non-profit organization Style Saves, and is a member of both the State Board of Children’s Home Society of Florida and the Southeastern Division of Children’s Home Society of Florida. Her work has been recognized by Florida Trend, Florida Super Lawyers, and Law360.


  • Fashion law
  • White collar defense and fraud
  • Entertainment litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Complex civil litigation
  • General business litigation
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Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2016
  • Listed, Florida Trend "Legal Elite," Commercial Litigation, 2015
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2013-2014
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Employment Practice Group of the Year," 2011 & 2013
  • Chair, Miami-Dade Beacon Council's Creative Design Committee
  • Children's Home Society of Florida
    • Chair, Southeastern Board of Directors, 2014-2016
    • Fundraising Chair, Southeastern Board of Directors, Current
    • Member, Florida Statewide Board of Directors, December 2016-Present
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law, Fashion Law, 2019 
  • Member, YoungArts, Board of Trustees 
  • Member, Crayon Collection, Board of Directors, 2017-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Miami Beach Jewish Community Center, Arts & Culture Committee
  • Member, The Fashion Group International of South Florida
  • Member, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Attorneys’ Committee


  • J.D., cum laude, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2000
    • Study Abroad, London, England, Fall 1998
  • B.A., University of Miami, 1997
  • Florida
  • California
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California