Daniella Einik assists clients in developing creative and effective solutions to complex environmental litigation, transactional, and compliance issues. Daniella has successfully assisted industry clients in multimillion dollar civil enforcement and public nuisance actions, Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal investigations, toxic tort litigation, and contractual indemnification disputes, as well as in the pursuit of "takings" and other claims against the United States.
Daniella advises and counsels clients on environmental issues related to bankruptcy, corporate transactions, and compliance with the federal Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). Daniella also has experience with corporate criminal investigations as they relate to federal and state environmental, health, and safety laws. Daniella recently represented an auto manufacturer in connection with a major CAA civil enforcement action initiated by the DOJ as well as in the parallel criminal investigation.
As a volunteer for the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Daniella provides legal representation to individuals in the Washington D.C. community seeking social security disability, housing, and shelter benefits. Daniella also serves as a member of the board of directors of Friends of the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.
- University of Maryland (J.D. magna cum laude 2010; Order of the Coif; Environmental Law Certificate; Associate Editor, Journal of Health Care Law and Policy); University of Virginia (B.A. in Environmental Thought and Practice with distinction 2006)
- District of Columbia, Maryland, U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and District of Maryland, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit