Daniel J. Metzger

Daniel Metzger joined the Sabin Center in September 2023 as a Smart Surfaces Fellow. His work focuses on facilitating the adoption of reflective roofs and pavements, porous pavements, green roofs, solar PV, trees, and more at the metropolitan and community level.

Before joining the Sabin Center, Dan advocated for the just transition to renewable electricity generation in the Southeast as a litigator with the Southern Environmental Law Center. Prior to that role Dan was a Climate Law Fellow at the Sabin Center focused on international climate change litigation, climate risks and opportunities in the reinsurance industry, and the law and science of climate change attribution. 

Dan clerked on District Court for the Eastern District of New York after graduating from 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. He also completed a master’s degree in natural resource management at Iceland’s University Centre of the Westfjords.