Laura M. Danks

Laura M. Danks


Ms. Danks focuses her practice in general litigation throughout the state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with a concentration in insurance defense and commercial litigation matters. She has successfully defended clients and their insureds in a wide range of areas including premises liability, construction accidents, DRAM shop claims, professional liability, civil rights claims, employment matters, consumer fraud litigation, and claims by and against public entities. She also has extensive experience representing landlords in eviction cases and related landlord-tenant matters. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Danks is experienced in representing developers and navigating New Jersey’s Municipal Land Use Law.

Prior to joining Capehart Scatchard, Laura served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Daniel P. Anderson, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II and a Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael Sullivan, Wisconsin Circuit Court, Milwaukee County.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey


U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Third Circuit Court of Appeals



Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, WI.
Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude.

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
Bachelor of Science.


Prejudice for John Does?, Capehart Scatchard Litigation Quarterly, April 2011

Professional Awards & Honors

“South Jersey’s Top Attorneys”, SJ Magazine

Professional Associations & Memberships

Burlington County Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association