Areas of Practice
- University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009, Articles Editor, Maryland Law Review
- University of Maryland, B.A., Russian Language and Literature, 2006, Dean's List, National Honor Society
- Hon. Thomas J. Motley, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 2009-2010
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia
- New York
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 8187
FAX: +1 202 429 3902
Raisa Daigneault, an associate in Steptoe's Washington office, focuses on complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts. She has experience with the resolution of a wide range of matters, including contract disputes, antitrust and unfair competition claims, intellectual property disputes, violations of federal administrative law, and business torts. She also counsels clients on antitrust compliance issues.
In addition, Ms. Daigneault assists major financial institutions in employee benefit matters before the US Department of Labor, as well as with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and training programs involving conditions imposed by the Department.
Ms. Daigneault also has experience drafting corporate documents and contracts, and negotiating business transactions.
- Defended a client against antitrust and unfair competition claims brought by a competitor
- Defended a client against civil damages claims in class action antitrust lawsuits
- Represented a hotel owner in litigation against a major chain hotel operator for violations of the management agreement
- Represent a client in Alaska district court with respect to claims against a federal agency to enforce compliance with federal administrative laws
- Defended an employee benefit fund against claims under federal healthcare laws in Ohio district court
- Represent a civic association in litigation before New York state and federal courts involving infringement of the association’s trademarks and alleged violations of the By-Laws
- Note, Darden v. Peters: Giving Deference Where Deference May Not Be Due2008, 67 MD. L. REV. 859