She served as a Deputy Chief in the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Voting Section in the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. Her scholarship focuses on the intersections of race, law, and democracy. Her law review articles have appeared in George Washington University Law Review, Cardozo Law Review, Indiana University Law Review (Indianapolis), Denver Law Review, and New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Her writings have also been published in the Huffington Post, the Baltimore Sun and various other publications. She has appeared on MSNBC, NPR and other media outlets. Daniels has specialized in voting rights/election law for more than two decades. She has litigated voting rights cases under the Voting Rights Act, including those involving single and multimember districts, language requirements, and compliance with other voting rights statutes, such as the National Voter Registration Act. She has also conducted settlement negotiations and sought legislative remedies. She has testified before U.S. House and Senate Judiciary Committees on voting rights and election law issues. Her book, Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in the United States (NYU Press) will be released in January 2020.