Co-Managing Partner, Arnold & Porter

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:
2022: Amber Hay; 2021: Bryant Godfrey; 2020: Nicholas Lee; 2019: Dana Weekes; 2018: Mahnu Davar; 2017: Raqiyyah Pippins; 2016: Peggy Otum; 2013: Arthur Luk; 2012: Vernessa T. Pollard 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2022: Yasmine Harik, Tommy Huynh; 2021: Preston Smith, Pari Mody; 2020: Reginald Cuyler, Catalina Ford; 2018: Ada Anon, Sally Pei; 2017: Tiffany Ikeda, Oscar Ramallo 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020, 2017, 2016, 2012 

Member: Michael Daneker, Ellen Kaye Fleishhacker

Diversity Professionals: Anand AgneshwarBrenda Carr, Arthur Luk

Communication Professional: Nicole Houston