Professional Biography

Danielle Wolfrom Githens Partner

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.6335

    F +1.206.359.7335

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA

    +1.206.359.6335

    DGithens@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Danielle Githens, a partner in the firm's Corporate and Real Estate practices, focuses on representing financial institutions and borrowers in all aspects of commercial and real estate financing transactions, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, revolving and term loan facilities, letters of credit, and real estate loans for the acquisition, development, construction and term financing of all types of properties.  Danielle’s borrower clients include emerging companies, family-owned businesses, non-profits, and public companies.  Danielle also has extensive experience representing Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) special servicers on a national basis with respect to loan modifications, assumptions, forbearances, discounted payoffs, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receivership appointments and guarantor actions.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Rising Stars of Washington Law," 2007 - 2009

Community Involvement

  • City of Issaquah Park Board, 2005 - present;  Chair, 2011 - present
  • YMCA of Greater Seattle, Camping Services Board, 2013 - present
  • Issaquah Citizens for Parks and Pool, Campaign Chair, 2013
  • Issaquah Families for Parks and Streams, Campaign Treasurer, 2006
  • Haverford College Admission Volunteer, 1999 - present

EXPERIENCE

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D.,
    high honors, Order of the Coif
    , 1999,
    Executive Articles Editor, Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal
  • Haverford College, B.A., English, 1994