Daniel Schulson applies rich and diverse experience gained from working in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clients’ challenges on a broad array of issues. He assists clients with many aspects of environmental and administrative law, including compliance counseling, permitting, due diligence, audits, commenting on agency rulemakings, administrative enforcement defense, and litigation.
Examples of Mr. Schulson’s experience include:
While at EPA, Mr. Schulson formulated effective litigation strategies to defend agency actions and advised senior Agency officials on matters arising under a variety of statutes including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and the Resource Conservation Recovery Act. Mr. Schulson was awarded an Agency commendation for outstanding counseling on administrative and regulatory law issues. He also was awarded a Department of Justice commendation for assisting in the successful defense of EPA's suite of greenhouse gas regulations.
Mr. Schulson also served as a Brookings Institution Congressional Fellow on the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Natural Resources. As a Fellow, he provided counsel to members of Congress and staff on legislation and oversight issues relating to energy production and mining on federal lands including U.S. offshore energy production, the Bureau of Land Management’s hydraulic fracturing rule, coal mining in the Powder River Basin, and the U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbon agreement.
During law school, Mr. Schulson served on the American University Law Review and participated in the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic.