Danielle Thomas McCain is an experienced attorney, who represents individuals who are injured, either in the context of physical injury or arising from a civil rights violation. McCain has successfully negotiated substantial settlements and litigated cases to favorable jury verdicts in personal injury and civil rights cases. She also provides legal counsel to small and medium sized businesses, as well as non-profits.
McCain was a founding partner of McCain, Webb & Alexander, PC, where she handled personal injury and civil rights cases in both state and federal courts. She also worked as a senior attorney at Harris, Mitchell, and Dinizulu, LLC, where she was one of the attorneys in a wrongful employment termination case that received one of the largest verdicts for that type of case in Illinois. Before joining HMD, McCain was an associate attorney at the Law Office of Standish E. Willis, Ltd. While there, she handled civil rights cases including those involving police brutality/misconduct and wrongful convictions.
McCain also serves as a Cook County Arbitrator. Her approach to the practice of law is that of a social activist. She is deeply compassionate and deeply committed to the pursuit of justice for all.
McCain received her Juris Doctor degree from DePaul College of Law, where she was honored with Distinguished Senior Service Award at graduation for her contributions to the law school. As a clinical student in the DePaul Center of Justice in Capital Cases, she worked on the case of former death row inmate Madison Hobley who was exonerated in 2003 after thirteen years on death row.
McCain graduated with honors from Spelman College. In her spare time she enjoys mentoring youth and is an aficionado of food (foodie).