Tierney, Danielle B.

Danielle B. Tierney

Senior Associate
Sally Kramer


Attorney Danielle Tierney is a Senior Associate Attorney at Axley and a member of the firm’s litigation practice group. Ms. Tierney focuses her practice on a variety of civil law areas, including commercial litigation, agricultural litigation, contractual and collection disputes, municipal litigation, and insurance defense matters.

After graduating among the top students of her class with three years on the Dean’s List from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, Ms. Tierney practiced law with a small firm in Middleton, WI where she had clerked previously. In her early years of practice, Ms. Tierney has first-chaired a personal injury jury trial; second-chaired bench trials and jury trials involving agricultural, contractual, and defamation issues; handled countless depositions, motion hearings, and small claims matters; and has argued cases before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals twice. In 2018, Ms. Tierney was named an Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

Ms. Tierney strives to alleviate 100% of the client’s legal burden in all of the cases she undertakes. This involves an intense level of dedication to keeping the client apprised on every aspect of their legal matter and collaborating with other attorneys to provide an innovative and personalized approach. She takes pride in giving the client complete confidence that their case is being handled with the utmost care and diligence.

During law school, Ms. Tierney worked as a Clinical Law Student for the Wisconsin Economic Justice Institute where she represented clients with consumer law claims in state and federal courts, including Internet scams, debt collection harassment, and foreclosure matters. In addition, Ms. Tierney also served as the Senior Managing Editor of the Wisconsin International Law Journal.

Ms. Tierney is originally from Oshkosh, Wisconsin and enjoys watching Wisconsin sports and spending time with family and friends when she is not in the office.

Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin, Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.


J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
B.A., Sociology & Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Practice Areas

Involvement & Recognition


  • Named a 2018 Up and Coming Lawyer by the Wisconsin Law Journal
  • Named a 2019 Rising Star by Wisconsin Super Lawyers