On 7 November 2019, Euromoney Legal Media Group presented the Rising Star Awards at the Bulgari Hotel in London. The awards went to talented European lawyers aged 40 and younger in 20 practice areas. Danielle Pinedo, 34, from Baker McKenzie Amsterdam, won the title "Rising Star" of Europe in the category Labor and Employment.
"I am very happy and proud that I can put this title on my name. As an Employment lawyer and recently appointed partner, I see this as a valuable recognition for my work," Danielle said.
Euromoney Legal Media Group is part of Euromoney Institutional Investor and includes a wide range of legal publications. The European award follows a successful second award of the annual Euromoney LMG Americas Rising Stars Awards, which was held on 19 September this year. In 2017 and 2018, Danielle was already nominated as "Rising Star" in Euromoney's European Women in Business Law Awards.
About Danielle Pinedo
Danielle Pinedo graduated cum laude from the VU University in Amsterdam. She joined the Employment Law practice group at Baker McKenzie Amsterdam in November 2007. Danielle became one of the youngest female partners ever at the Amsterdam office in 2019 at the age of 34. Since then, Danielle leads the Amsterdam Employment Law practice group with partners Mirjam de Blecourt and Remke Scheepstra.
She assists clients in matters related to collective redundancies, restructuring operations and issues related to work and trade unions. Individual dismissals and labor disputes are also part of her field of work. Danielle's practice focuses on both labor law and labor law disputes. She advises clients on issues relating to changes in employment conditions, performance management and individual dismissal of directors.