Danielle N. Rushing is a south Louisiana native, from the town of Watson outside Baton Rouge. Danielle completed her undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University, where she was heavily involved in Kappa Alpha Theta—Delta Kappa chapter and LSU Student Government. While pursuing her degree at St. Mary’s University School of Law, Danielle received numerous awards for her work as a staff writer and as a senior associate editor for the St. Mary’s Law Journal. Danielle was also recognized for her dedication to pro bono work throughout law school as student co-coordinator of the San Antonio Wills Clinic, operated by the Community Justice Program of the San Antonio Bar Association. Prior to joining Curl Stahl Geis as an associate, Danielle held teaching assistantships at St. Mary’s for Associate Dean Victoria M. Mather and for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Craig A. Gargotta. She also completed court internships with Judge Gargotta and with Chief Justice (Ret.) Catherine M. Stone of the Fourth Court of Appeals of Texas, and additional internships with the San Antonio office of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Trustee Program, and with Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.


Louisiana State University (Bachelor of Science, 2013, Phi Kappa Phi)

St. Mary’s University School of Law (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2016)


  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


Recent Development: Use It or Lose It: Grappling with Classification of Post-petition Sale Proceeds Under Chapter Seven Bankruptcy for Consumer Debtors in the Lone Star State, 47 St. Mary’s L.J. 901 (2016).


The Honorable Larry E. Kelly American Inn of Court (Executive Committee Member)

Bexar County Women’s Bar Association

Energy Bar Association

Junior League of San Antonio, Inc.

Kappa Alpha Theta, San Antonio Alumnae Chapter

San Antonio, Texas, and American Bar Associations

San Antonio Young Lawyers Association