Danielle Catalan Hudson


Danielle Catalan Hudson focuses on complex commercial litigation and all aspects of practice in service to the gaming industry.


Danielle has experience litigating various types of disputes in state and federal courts including breach of contract claims, business tort claims, real estate claims, and construction disputes.


Danielle’s practice also includes representing clients in the highly regulated gaming industry, as well as handling complex licensing matters, confidential investigations, and regulatory proceedings. In particular, she assists clients in the areas of casino, internet, racing, social gaming, and sports betting.


Before Blank Rome

Prior to law school, Danielle worked as a litigation paralegal for a national law firm. During law school, Danielle served as a summer associate at Blank Rome as well as a judicial intern for the Honorable Gerald A. McHugh of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Danielle also served as a staff editor and then the managing editor of the Temple Law Review. She also participated in the Federal Judicial Clerkship Clinic with the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter, and served as a legal research and writing teaching assistant.

Outside of Blank Rome

Outside of Blank Rome, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband, Sam, and their two cockapoos, Butters and Margie. She also enjoys attending stand-up comedy shows, beekeeping, aviation, 3D printing, and gardening.

Danielle also serves on the Education Committee for Global Gaming Women and on the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division as the State Civil Litigation Section Liaison.


2023, Young Leader of the Year Finalist, by Women in Gaming Diversity Awards


Professional Activities
  • Global Gaming Women - Education Committee Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Gaming Law Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Women in the Profession Committee
  • Philadelphia Bar Association



  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • George Washington University, BA, cum laude