Daniel Sternberg

Danny is a staff attorney at Consumer Watchdog, where he works on healthcare access issues and consumer protection impact litigation, as well as enforcement of Proposition 103 which protects California insurance policyholders against discriminatory practices and overcharges.

Prior to joining Consumer Watchdog, Danny was an Excelsior Service Fellow at New York State Homes and Community Renewal, where he focused on affordable housing policy related to civil rights and housing discrimination. Danny was also an associate at Bantle & Levy LLP, where he litigated cases of employment discrimination and non-payment of wages.

During law school, he represented clients in Section 1983 actions in federal court with the Cardozo Civil Rights Clinic, helped secure unpaid wages for low-income workers with the Regional Solicitor of the U.S. Department of Labor, and served as the managing editor of the Cardozo Public Law, Policy, and Ethics Journal.

Danny graduated from the University of Arizona and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was a Public Service Scholar and a New York State Pro Bono Scholar.

Danny is a member of the Disability Rights Bar Association and admitted to practice in New York and California, the U.S. District Courts for the Central District of California, the Southern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Danny Sternberg

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