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Danielle F. Bass



University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • magna cum laude
  • order of the coif
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • Women's Studies
  • with high distinction
  • James B. Angell Scholar

Prior Employment

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC, Associate, 2015-2017

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

Association for Corporate Growth (Detroit Chapter), Vice Chair, NextGen Group



Ms. Bass is a corporate attorney focusing her practice on transactional matters involving information technology and intellectual property, commercial agreements, and information technology issues arising in mergers, acquisitions, private equity, and debt financing transactions.

  • Advises corporate clients on complex business transactions, including entity formation, corporate governance issues and other day-to-day operational matters
  • Assists clients with drafting and negotiating various agreements regarding the development, licensing, and/or transfer of trademarks, copyrights, software, or technology
  • Counsels clients on entertainment and other media matters


  • Represented a private equity fund in the financing of their acquisition of a pallet supply company
  • Represented a private equity fund in the financing of their acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of outdoor sports products
  • Represented a public company in the negotiation of a $500 million syndicated credit facility
  • Represented a Michigan development company in the construction, development and management of multiple retirement communities and financing thereof
  • Served as Michigan local counsel on multiple secured and unsecured debt facilities
  • Counseled several technology companies in their technology-based products and services contracts
  • Served as research assistant to former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kelly
  • Served as research assistant to University of Michigan Law Professor Michael Bloom