Lauren Daniel is an environmental litigator handling a wide range of disputes, including actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and state environmental laws. Ms. Daniel has particular expertise in natural resource damages (NRD) litigation and cost recovery and contribution actions under these statutes. In addition, Ms. Daniel helps advise clients with respect to environmental regulatory, permitting, and enforcement issues under various federal and state environmental statutes, with a focus on environmental remediation issues. She has previously served as Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee. Ms. Daniel also has an active pro bono practice and is a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee. She has successfully assisted asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants with immigration matters, obtained a favorable settlement for an undocumented victim of police violence, and obtained relief for mentally ill prisoners subject to unconstitutional treatment in the Pennsylvania prison system. Ms. Daniel graduated from Columbia Law School in 2012, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, the recipient of the 2012 Alfred A. Forsyth Prize for Qualities of Intellect and Self Dedication to the Advancement of Environmental Law and acted as President of the Columbia Environmental Law Society.