Brittney L. Denley

Associate ( New York )

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Brittney Denley is a resolute, all-in player. Accountable to her team and committed to representing her clients with the highest degree of integrity and skill, she provides a trusted and transparent approach. 

At RSHC Brittney focuses her practice on higher education, commercial litigation, and white collar defense and investigations. She brings to the Firm, a breadth of experience from roles i.e., investigating and coordinating institutional responses to reported Civil Rights violations and representing children in petitions for guardianship or SIJ classification. She also completed a judicial internship in the Southern District of New York and prosecuted matters on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Trial Division Intern for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. These experiences have enabled her to navigate the complex interdisciplinary needs of our clients and develop strategic plans of action for successful outcomes.

Outside the office, whether Brittney is enjoying a concert, running a Spartan race, collecting passport stamps, or cheering on her beloved Blue Devils, she seeks creative energy and adventure at every turn.



Judicial Intern, Hon. George B. Daniels, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2013)



University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2015
Wharton Certificate in Management, December 2013
Comments Editor, Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
2015 Mid-Atlantic BLSA Frederick Douglass Moot Court Champion
Toll Public Interest Center Award for Distinguished Pro Bono Service

Duke University, B.A., Cultural Anthropology, Education Minor, 2012

Bar Admissions

New York

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
National Association of College and University Attorneys
Association of Title IX Administrators

Publications & Presentations

“Litigants Unsuccessful in Invoking European Union’s Data Protection Regulation to Prohibit U.S. Discovery,” (author) Illinois State Bar Association's Bench & Bar Section Council Newsletter (July 2020, vol. 51, no. 1)

Navigable Waters: Providing Effective Client Services & Developing a Strong Client Base, (author) ABA Section of Litigation (D&I) (October 2019)

“Asleep on the Job: Identifying and Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Workplace,” (presenter) Mid-Hudson Human Resources Association, SHRM Affiliate (June 2019)

“Equal Pay for Equal Work: The Current State of the Equal Pay Act and How Various States are Demanding Pay Equity,” (moderator) NACUA Spring CLE Workshop (April 2019)

“Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Compliance and Response,” (co-presenter) AAUW (September 2018)

“Building Blocks: Designing and Implementing an Effective and Inclusive Campus Climate Survey,” (co-presenter) ATIXA Joint National Conference (October 2017)


Community Service

New York Cares