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Danielle Vildostegui

Legal Counsel (she/her)


Danielle provides legal support and guidance to Arnold Ventures’ Criminal Justice Initiative.

Prior to joining Arnold Ventures, Danielle worked as an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Her experience includes representing and advising corporate and individual clients in complex civil litigation, sensitive and internal investigations, and regulatory inquiries and defense and providing pro bono representation to clients on Alabama’s death row in their post-conviction proceedings. Prior to law school, Danielle worked as a Project Manager at the New York City Economic Development Corporation and as a Strategy & Operations Consultant at Deloitte Consulting LLP. She was a clinic student advocate with the American Civil Liberties Union and the Brennan Center for Justice and previously interned at the Vera Institute of Justice.

Danielle received a J.D. from New York University School of Law and A.B. from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.

Meet the Team

Criminal Justice

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