Co-Managing Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer 

Michael Daneker joined Arnold & Porter in 1993 and became Co-Managing Partner of the merged Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer in 2016. He also maintains his practice in environmental, litigation, and toxic tort law. While in law school, Michael was Editor-in-Chief of the Vanderbilt Law Review

Arnold & Porter’s diversity efforts include a diversity council, affinity groups, and recruitment efforts. The firm has won the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Sager Award eight times, as well as an Employer of Choice award and five years of perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. 

Joined LCLD 2011 


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2016: Peggy Otum; 2013: Arthur Luk; 2012: Vernessa T. Pollard 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2017: Tiffany Ikeda, Oscar Ramallo 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2012 


Member: Michael DanekerAnne Davis

Diversity Professionals: Emilie Lawson, Arthur Luk, Soumitra Deka