Danielle Waltz Representing West Virginia

CannAtlantic Speaker Highlight: Danielle Waltz

Danielle Waltz is an attorney for Jackson Kelly law firm in West Virginia. She’ll be presenting West Virginia’s State of State Cannabis Report. Check our schedule to see when her panel is and be sure to register for our conference to participate!

With her quick smile and genuine warmth, Danielle is always the most winning person in the room. Danielle has a wide range of legal experience, including handling complex multi-party construction matters and litigating commercial banking cases. With many of her clients in the construction industry, she knows the business side of construction as well as the law. Danielle is a natural problem solver who enjoys helping her clients find solutions to their issues, which oftentimes requires tenacity and out-of-the-box thinking.

Danielle has published and lectured on construction matters, including authoring the West Virginia portion of the 2009 Defense Research Institute Desk Reference. She is extensively involved in the Defense Research Institute Construction Law Group, holding several leadership positions through the years, including National Seminar Chair where over 1,200 attorneys attended. She has lectured on numerous occasions to the Associate Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Women in Construction.

She also has a great deal of experience in government relations – providing services for local, state, and national business clients. Her government relations clients count on her to help them navigate the passage or defeat of legislation and to develop rapport with elected officials and government agencies. Danielle is the perfect person for this, as she’s a people-person who likes connecting with others. She has a definite knack for bringing people together for mutually beneficial partnerships.

Danielle is a proud native of West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle. She holds her undergraduate degree in mathematics from West Virginia University as well as her law degree. She has received many awards, including multiple years of recognition as a Super Lawyer for government relations as well as the West Virginia State Journal 40 Under 40 Award.

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