Daniel Metzger joined the Sabin Center in January 2020 as a one year climate law fellow. Daniel's work will focus on, among other areas, international climate change litigation, climate risks and opportunities in the reinsurance industry, and the law and science of climate change attribution.
Before joining the Sabin Center, Daniel practiced with Selendy & Gay representing clients on a broad range of litigations that included precedent-setting work on behalf of renewable energy companies. Daniel clerked for the Honorable Steven M. Gold of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Daniel earned his J.D. at Vanderbilt Law School, where he was the executive editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and a member of the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, a yearly collaboration between the Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt Law School that identifies and celebrates the best environmental law scholarship published each year. Before law school Daniel worked as a consultant with an agricultural firm advising clients on a wide range of matters including regulatory compliance and nutrient management, and completed a master's degree in natural resource management at Iceland's University Centre of the Westfjords. Daniel is a member of the Federal Bar Council's First Decade Committee, which organizes social and educational programs of interest to lawyers in their first decade of practice.