Government Experience

  • Department of Commerce—Legislative and Intergovernmental Experience Intern
  • 134th Civil District Court, Dallas County—Extern for Hon. Dale Tillery
  • 127th District Court, Harris County—Extern for Hon. R.K. Sandill


  • University of Kentucky, B.A., magna cum laude
  • Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude


  • California

Professional Experience

  • HP, Inc., Summer Associate
  • Earl Carl Institute, Student Attorney/Research Assistant
  • Urban Research and Resource Center/ Harris County Eviction Task Force, Research Assistant
  • Enterprise Holdings, Management Assistant

Darianne Young


When individuals and businesses have issues concerning high-stakes litigation, mergers and acquisitions, export control and sanction matters, global mobility and employment contract concerns, or antitrust investigations, Darianne Young provides effective, collaborative counsel to minimize client risks and resolve disputes. Working closely with colleagues and clients, Darianne develops legal strategies through researching legal authority, drafting high level memoranda and other legal documents, interviewing witnesses, preparing clients for interviews conducted by government agencies and opposing counsel, and engaging with foreign counsel and personnel on behalf of clients.

Darianne’s practice covers a range of international trade and antitrust issues, including international corporate transactions, global mobility and employment, export controls and import regulatory compliance, economic sanctions, no-poach agreements, monopolization, market allocation, and price fixing. Her practice spans transactions, investigations, compliance, and regulatory advice.

Darianne received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. While in law school, she served as senior editor of the Thurgood Marshall Law Review and as secretary of the Student Bar Association. She worked with the Houston Eviction Prevention Task Force/Urban Resource and Research Center to help improve housing conditions for Harris County, Texas citizens. Additionally, as a student attorney for the Earl Carl Institute for Legal & Social Policy Inc., Darianne also handled matters concerning estate planning and management, client counseling and preparation for trial and hearings, unlawful evictions and foreclosures, and historic land preservation in the state of Texas, mainly in Harris County. She is a certified mediator in the state of Texas.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Darianne was an intern at a large tech company and had externships with the Hon. Judge R.K. Sandill, the presiding judge in the 127th Civil Court in the Texas state court system and Hon. Dale Tillery, a 134th Civil District Court judge in Dallas County. She was also an intern in the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs.


Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles 
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles


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