Danielle Coffman

Danielle Coffman


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Representative Matters

  • Herden v. McCone County Federal Credit Union -- lender liability jury trial - defense verdict
  • Kalispell Aircraft Company v. Jones - breach of contract jury trial - verdict in favor of client on all claims including counterclaims
  • Farago v. Clark -- medical malpractice jury trial - defense verdict
  • Winslow v. St. Johns Lutheran Hospital -- medical malpractice jury trial - defense verdict
  • Stephens v. Nickisch et al -- medical malpractice jury trial - defense verdict
  • Bissell v. Wells Fargo -- lender liability jury trial - defense verdict
  • Oakwood v. Yellowstone Bank -- lender liability jury trial - defense verdict

Danielle (“Danni”) Coffman is Of Counsel in the firm’s Kalispell Litigation Department. Danni’s practice focuses on civil litigation, with an emphasis on medical malpractice defense and the defense of banks. Originally from Lawrence, Kansas, Danni graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison school of law in 2001 with honors, where she taught legal research and writing and served as Senior Managing Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. In her spare time, Danni enjoys running, skiing, hiking, and spending time with her husband Ted and daughter.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

Montana, 2007
U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2007
Illinios, 2001
Wisconsin, 2001


2001 – J.D., University of Wisconsin School of Law
1997 – B.A. in History and French, University of Kansas

Prior Experience (Employment)

Winston & Strawn, LLP (Chicago) — Litigation Associate 2001-2006

Honors & Awards

Mountain States Super Lawyer (2019-2021)

Community Involvement

Flathead County Justice of the Peace Pro Tem
Kalispell Daybreak Rotary (Undesignated Giving Chair/Board Member)
Former Board Co-Chair and current ex offico Board member, Abbey Shelter (2007-present)
Board of Directors, Foy’s to Blacktail Trails (2008-2016)
Board Member, Montana Council on Economic Education (2018-present)
Member — Fish Wildlife and Parks, Region 1, Citizens Advisory Committee (2018-present)

Professional Affiliations

Northwest Montana Bar Association (President 2016-17)
State Bar of Montana
Illinois State Bar Association
Wisconsin State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Reported Decisions / Cases

Fed. Nat. Mortgage Ass’n v. Taves, 2016 MT 109N, 2016 WL 2664739
Whipple v. Mann Mortgage, LLC, No. CV 13-188-M-DWM, 2014 WL 1404901, at *1 (D. Mont. Apr. 10, 2014)
Durnam v. Bank of Am., N.A., 2014 MT 32N, 2014 WL 465882 (Table)
Myers v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, No. CV 13-53-M-DWM-JCL, 2013 WL 6231715, at *1 (D. Mont. Dec. 2, 2013)
Feller v. First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc., 2013 MT 90, 369 Mont. 444, 299 P.3d 338
Myers v. BAC Home Loans Servicing LP, No. CV 13-53-M-DWM-JCL, 2013 WL 3994250, at *1 (D. Mont. Aug. 5, 2013)
Blixseth v. Brown, 470 B.R. 562 (D. Mont. 2012)
Schroeder v. Bank of Am., LLC, No. CV 12-132-M-DLC-JCL, 2013 WL 1876788, at *1 (D. Mont. May 2, 2013)
Mitchell v. Suntrust Asset Funding, LLC, No. CV 12-127-M-DLC, 2012 WL 5287072, at *1 (D. Mont. Oct. 23, 2012)
McPherson v. United States, 673 F. Supp. 2d 1167, 1169 (D. Mont. 2009)
In re Ins. Brokerage Antitrust Litig., No. CIV 04-5184 GEB, 2007 WL 1062980 (D.N.J. Apr. 5, 2007)
OPTi Inc. v. nVidia Corp., No. CIV.A.2:04-CV-377TJW, 2006 WL 1133331, at *1 (E.D. Tex. Apr. 24, 2006)
Fener v. Gallagher, No. 04 C 8093, 2005 WL 2234656, at *1 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 8, 2005)
Leto v. RCA Corp., 355 F. Supp. 2d 921 (N.D. Ill. 2004)