Danny Thiemann

Senior Attorney International Program


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Danny Thiemann is a senior attorney with the International Program. He is based in San Francisco.

Prior to coming to Earthjustice, Danny worked for four years as a staff attorney for migrant and seasonal farmworkers at the Oregon Law Center. He was lead counsel on two class actions for wage theft affecting nearly 1,000 workers. He also represented nearly 200 individuals with administrative challenges and lawsuits regarding pesticide exposure, sexual harassment in the fields, and retaliation for workers invoking their rights. Danny has also partnered with Intel and Boeing to co-design devices that would collect data on ergonomic stresses for cannery workers along the Pacific coast and heat stress for workers picking in the fields.

Danny has a B.A. in International Relations from New York University, a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and enjoys building open-source software and hardware. Danny grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and spent summers with his grandparents in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The Latest from Danny Thiemann

An aerial view of Secunda Power Station, one of the coal-fired plants that pollutes the air and water in South Africa's Mpumalanga province.
August 21, 2020

Winning the Fight Against Coal Projects in South Africa

Earthjustice's South African partners shut down a proposed 600 MW coal power plant in the Mpumalanga province, sending a message to the country's biggest polluters.