Dan Corbett is a litigator with an emphasis on complex regulatory issues. He has broad experience in pretrial and trial procedures in federal and state courts, alternative dispute resolution proceedings, internal investigations, and administrative enforcement proceedings. He has taken and defended numerous depositions, managed cases from inception to completion, and drafted and argued motions. Dan recently was an integral member of the team for a month-long antitrust trial.
As a member of Jones Day's environmental, health & safety team, Dan focuses a significant portion of his practice on environmental disputes, regulatory compliance counseling, environmental diligence, and transactional support. His recent representations include defending citizen lawsuit claims and pursuing private cost recovery and contribution claims under federal and state environmental laws and representing a real party in interest in a challenge under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to new regulations by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Dan has defended clients in administrative enforcement actions related to California's hazardous waste, site remediation, chemical, consumer products, and other regulations. Currently, he is defending a client in a private alternative dispute resolution proceeding to allocate environmental response costs at a federal Superfund site in Seattle, Washington.
Dan has an active pro bono practice. He drafted an amicus curiae brief to the California Court of Appeal in a successful defense of California's cap-and-trade program. He also has successfully represented several refugees in asylum proceedings before the U.S. Immigration Court.
- Stanford University (J.D. 2012; Kirkwood Moot Court Brief Writing Award; Ph.D. in Philosophy 2005); New York University (B.A. in Philosophy summa cum laude with departmental honors 1999)