Danielle Merida is Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel at Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group. Danielle has lead Kimpton’s legal team since 2015 and is responsible for managing all aspects of the company’s liability with a focus on strategy and growth. Danielle grew up in Oakland, California, received her Bachelor of Science at University of California at Davis and her law degree at Columbia. In her free time Danielle can be at the farmers market, taking an urban hike or coloring with her kids. Danielle has also been on the Board of Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco since 2011.