Danielle Johns is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Nashville office. Ms. Johns serves individuals, families, and family-owned and public companies seeking representation and defense in contract disputes, complex commercial litigation disputes and other business matters. Ms. Johns focuses her practice on trust and estate disputes, breach of fiduciary duty matters, business torts and intellectual property matters, including trademark and copyright disputes, many of which operate in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, and technology and telecommunications industries. Ms. Johns is experienced in navigating the unique challenges and issues that arise in family and closely held business disputes. Ms. Johns' clients benefit from her deep personal commitment and ability to understand their individual goals and desires.

Whether the case is a single-party civil dispute or a multiparty complex commercial litigation dispute, Ms. Johns is a zealous advocate and trusted ally of her clients. Her wide-ranging civil litigation experience includes e-discovery case management, success at trial, mediation and third-party subpoena compliance.


  • Belmont University College of Law, J.D.
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, B.S., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Tennessee
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women, New Admittees’ Breakfast Committee, Co-Chair, 2023-Present; Board Member, 2022-2023; Community Relations Committee, Co-Chair, 2022-2023
  • Advocates for Women's and Kids' Equality, Board Secretary, 2021-Present; Advocacy Director, 2016-2018
  • Nashville Bar Exchange, 2019
  • Tennessee Coalition for Better Aging, Nashville, Secretary, Steering Committee; Communications Chair, 2017-2018
  • Nashville Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • Nashville's Top 30 Under 30, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2020