Danielle L. Rosetti oversees all aspects of attorney and law student recruiting across the firm’s 19 offices, and is in charge of the growth and training of the firm's lawyers.
As Director of Recruiting & Development, Dani is responsible for hiring at the shareholder and counsel level by attracting highly credentialed individuals and group practices to strategically grow the current ranks. She advises on expansion efforts and works closely with the firm’s Lateral Recruiting and Advisory Committees. By managing attorney integration plans, Dani champions the transition process of new shareholder and counsel attorneys through their first months at the firm.
Dani advises her team on associate and law student hiring, as well as the execution of the summer associate program. She designs interviewing competencies and stays abreast of recruiting trends and market changes.
Focusing on the natural intersection of recruiting and professional development, Dani also oversees the firm’s mentoring program, in-house continuing legal education efforts and provides individual and practice group counseling.
She works closely with the firm's Associates Committee to evaluate associate candidates and practice group needs; foster communication between associates and firm management through associate evaluations, regular meetings, panel discussions and surveys; and set associate compensation.
Dani executes all aspects of candidate due diligence by vetting references, bar admissions and conflicts and responds to questions on a variety of compliance issues and firm policies related to the welfare of attorneys and makes suggestions for improvement.
She also works closely with the firm’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and the Diversity & Inclusion Committee to design and implement the firm's diversity initiatives, including the bi-annual Attorney of Color Retreat, the diversity report, along with recruiting, career customization and sponsorship initiatives.
Prior to joining Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Dani worked as the director of attorney recruiting & development at Snell & Wilmer, LLP in Phoenix, Arizona. Before working as an administrator, Dani practiced law for several years – first as a deputy public defender for Maricopa County Office of the Public Defender, and then in the private sector in the areas of zoning and municipal liability.
Dani has been a guest speaker at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, the Phoenix College of Law and American University Washington College of Law and has been a panelist for programming at the Professional Development Institute and the American Conference Institute. Dani is a member of the Junior League of Washington. While in Arizona, she served on the Board of Phoenix Day School and held a leadership role in the Sandra Day O'Connor Inn of Court.
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, J.D., 2002, Dean's Award for Academic Achievement and Service; the Homeless Legal Assistance Project's award for Volunteer of the Year; Recognized as Outstanding Member of the Women Law Students' Association
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1996, Elementary Education
Professional Development Consortium
Washington Area Professional Development Group