Daniel L.Corbett (Dan)


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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.


  • Sutter Health wins complete defense verdict in landmark antitrust class actionJones Day won a complete defense jury verdict for Sutter Health in a landmark antitrust class action seeking $1.2 billion in treble damages.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries acquires Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billionJones Day advised Huntington Ingalls Industries in the $1.65 billion acquisition of Alion Science and Technology Corporation from Veritas Capital.
  • Skyworks Solutions acquires Infrastructure and Automotive business of Silicon Laboratories for $2.75 billionJones Day advised Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors, in connection with its acquisition of the Infrastructure and Automotive business of Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions, in an all-cash asset transaction valued at $2.75 billion.
  • GenOn secures three-year extension of retirement deadline under environmental law for GenOn's Ormond Beach Generating StationJones Day represented GenOn Holdings, Inc. before various energy and environmental regulatory authorities in California to secure a three-year extension of a retirement deadline under environmental law for GenOn's Ormond Beach Generating Station.
  • Montauk Renewables completes IPO and dual listing in United States and South AfricaJones Day represented Montauk Renewables, Inc. in connection with its domestic initial public offering of Common Stock with a U.S. primary listing (Nasdaq: MNTK) and South African secondary listing (JSE: MKR).
  • Wells Fargo provides $314.3 million syndicated secured loan for acquisition of office building located in Seattle, WashingtonJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner, and lender, in connection with a $314.3 million syndicated secured loan for the acquisition of an office building located in Seattle, Washington containing approximately 668,000 square feet.
  • GenOn seeks agency approval to continue power plant operationsJones Day is representing GenOn Holdings, Inc. in securing necessary approvals from California state agencies to continue operating its power generating plant at Ormond Beach, California in order to address electric system resource adequacy shortages identified by the California Public Utilities Commission.
  • Western Digital sells IntelliFlash™ business to DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN®)Jones Day advised Western Digital Corp. in the sale of its IntelliFlash™ business to DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN®), a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management.
  • Owens Corning secures dismissal of lawsuit alleging CERCLA and RCRA responsibilityJones Day represented Owens Corning in the defense of a lawsuit filed by the current owners of property in Southern California who sought recovery of alleged response costs under CERCLA, an order requiring cleanup under RCRA, and alleged damages under various state law claims related to environmental contamination at their property.
  • Total invests in Clean Energy Fuels Corp.Jones Day represented Total S.A., a French multinational integrated oil and gas company, in connection with its purchase of 25 percent of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a leading provider of natural gas fuel and renewable natural gas fuel for transportation in North America, for $83.4 million, and the credit support to be provided by Total of up to $100 million.
  • Chevron defends against lawsuit relating to accidental fire at California refineryJones Day represented Chevron Corporation and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. in defense of a lawsuit filed by the City of Richmond relating to an accidental fire that occurred at CUSA's Richmond (California) refinery in August 2012.
  • Wells Fargo amends $110 million revolving credit facility secured by real property in CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with the amendment to a $110 million revolving credit facility secured by real property located in California.
  • Jones Day team wins asylum for two Guatemalan women and their four minor childrenA Guatemalan woman and her daughter-in-law who had both endured extreme violence and oppression fled Guatemala and entered the United States with their four minor children.
  • Blackstone Group and affiliate Equity Office Properties sell office building campus in San Mateo, CaliforniaJones Day advised The Blackstone Group and its affiliate Equity Office Properties regarding the sale of a three building office campus totaling approximately 267,007 square feet at 1900/1950/2000 Alameda de las Pulgas in San Mateo, California.
  • Wells Fargo sells mixed-use project known as 'Sunnyvale Town Center,' located in downtown Sunnyvale, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with the sale of a mixed-use project known as 'Sunnyvale Town Center,' a thirty-six acre site located in downtown Sunnyvale, California, which was consummated in two separate closings, for a total sales price of approximately $370 million.
  • Fluor defeats RCRA and Clean Water Act citizen suit and settles CERCLA claims in CaliforniaJones Day represented Fluor Corporation in a CERCLA cost recovery and RCRA/CWA citizen suit relating to alleged contamination at its former wood treatment plant in Windsor, California.
  • Wells Fargo defends Superfund allocation proceeding related to sediment contamination in Lower Duwamish River in SeattleJones Day represents Wells Fargo Bank in a federal Superfund allocation proceeding initiated by the federal EPA and the State of Washington, the objective of which is to allocate the costs of investigating and remediating sediment contamination in the Lower Duwamish River in Seattle, Washington among potentially responsible parties.
  • Atmel receives unsolicited superior proposal and terminates definitive agreement to be acquired by Dialog for $4.6 billionJones Day represented Atmel Corporation in connection with its definitive agreement to be acquired by UK-based Dialog Semiconductor plc in a cash and stock transaction for $4.6 billion.
  • Jones Day secures asylum for Guatemalan refugeeJones Day's San Francisco office (Veronica McGregor and Dan Corbett) successfully represented a Guatemalan refugee in removal proceedings, resulting in a grant of asylum.
  • After appellate victory, immigration client secures termination of removal proceedingsJones Day was appointed as pro bono counsel to represent a lawful immigrant petitioning for review of an order of removal from the United States.