Daniel Metzger


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Daniel Metzger is a litigator with experience in environmental litigation, regulatory investigations, and class actions. Before law school, Daniel earned a master’s degree in natural resource management and worked as a consultant with an agricultural firm advising clients on a wide range of matters including regulatory compliance and nutrient management.

Daniel earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and an Articles Editor on the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review. Daniel served as a law clerk to the Honorable Steven M. Gold of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Vanderbilt University Law School
(J.D., 2017)
Dean’s List
Grace Wilson Sims Medal in Transnational Law
Grace Wilson Sims Prize for Excellence in Student Writing in Transnational Law

University of Akureyri
(Master of Resource Management, 2013)
Graduate Student Organization: Chairman, 2011–2012
Teaching Assistant, ICZM: Practical Application and Challenges, Summer 2012

Houghton College
(B.A., Philosophy, 2009)
President’s List

Law Clerk to the Hon. Steven M. Gold
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Private Governance Responses to Climate Change: The Case of Global Civil Aviation, Fordham Envtl. L. Rev. (co-authored with Professor Michael P. Vandenbergh).

Private Governance Can Increase Shipping’s Efficiency and Reduce Its Impacts, 49 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 1143 (2016)

State Bar of New York

United States District Court: Eastern District of New York