Danielle Rielly
Assistant Professor of Legal Process

Danielle  Rielly


B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington
J.D., St. John's University School of Law 

Danielle N. Rielly is an Assistant Professor of Legal Process at Touro Law. Prior to joining the Touro Law Center, Professor Rielly was an Associate in Frier Levitt's Healthcare White Collar Defense and Government Investigations group. Her practice focused on defending healthcare and life sciences professionals against criminal, civil, and administrative investigations and prosecutions. Professor Rielly additionally served as In-House Counsel to an extensive New York healthcare system and as a Writing Fellow at St. John's University School of Law, where she worked one-on-one with law students to improve their writing, including memoranda, briefs, articles, and writing samples.

Professor Rielly's teaching and research interests include health law, statutory interpretation, and legal writing. Her note, Fighting for Your Life in America: A Study of "Right to Try" Laws Throughout the Country, was published by the St. John's Law Review. 

Professor Rielly graduated cum laude from St. John's School of Law in 2018. During law school, Professor Rielly was a Notes and Comments Editor for the St. John's Law Review, where she worked closely with Law Review students to guide them in writing scholarly, publishable notes. Additionally, Professor Rielly was President of the Healthcare Law Society and a Research Assistant for a publication on statutory interpretation. She spent a summer in the Eastern District of New York under the Honorable Denis R. Hurley and a second summer as an associate at Reed Smith, LLP.

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