(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is honored to announce the newest member of its Leadership Council, Daniel M. Krainin. “ELI is so pleased to have Dan join the ranks of our Leadership Council,” said ELI Leadership Council President Kathy Robb. “He is a leading thought-leader in the field of environmental law, and as the Institute continues to grow, Dan will help strengthen our vision of a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on the rule of law. We are lucky to add such an esteemed new member to our Leadership Council and look forward to the guidance and expertise he is sure to bring to our organization.”
Daniel M. Krainin is a Principal in the New York office of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., where he focuses on environmental litigation, including product liability, toxic torts, and hazardous waste site remediation. In addition to litigation, Dan counsels clients on federal and state environmental protection developments and compliance matters. He has chaired Beveridge & Diamond 's Subsurface Contamination Practice Group and served on the Firm's Management Committee.
Dan also serves as Co-President of the Law Firm Sustainability Network, a nonprofit organization of law firms and legal departments committed to promoting the benefits of environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility within their firms and throughout the legal industry.
Dan has been named to the Super Lawyers list for the New York Metropolitan area each year since 2011. He holds an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and is a past Chair of the ABA Environment Section's Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Committee.
Before joining Beveridge & Diamond, Dan served as law clerk to Hon. Carlos R. Moreno, U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California. From 1992 to 1994, Dan was editor-in-chief of the environmental news service Greenwire.
The ELI Leadership Council is the Institute’s group for the most prominent environment, energy, and natural resource leaders in the nation. The Council recognizes leaders for their commitment of resources and time to the Institute’s vision of a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on the rule of law. Members participate in events and have a chance to network and engage other leaders in discussions about key environmental law and policy issues.