Danielle Bergner

Adjunct Professor of Law


Danielle is a 2005 graduate of Marquette Law School, and currently Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Milwaukee-based real estate development firm, J. Jeffers & Co.   She is widely recognized throughout the private and public sectors for her work on public-private projects involving complex land use and finance elements.  She was formerly Deputy City Attorney for the City of Milwaukee where she led some of the City’s most catalytic redevelopment efforts, and office managing partner for a large Wisconsin-based law firm where she also chaired the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.  Danielle’s experience representing clients in both the private and public sectors gives her a unique perspective on land use, public-private partnerships and financing structures.  Danielle is also active in the community and serves on the board of several non-profit organizations.