Daniel Squire

Adjunct Professor of Law

Dan Squire has been a longtime practitioner specializing in environmental law and civil litigation. He has counseled clients on a wide range of environmental regulatory and compliance issues, has represented clients as plaintiffs and defendants in environmental enforcement and private cost recovery litigation in federal and state courts nationwide, and has represented purchasers and sellers in complex business and real estate transactions involving the allocation of environmental risks. He also has represented environmental groups in successful efforts to remove or modify hydroelectric dams whose negative impact on the local fisheries exceeded their energy production value. He was a partner in the Washington office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP until 2013. He has previously taught the environmental law survey course and an advanced environmental law seminar at WCL.



Currently Teaching

There are no classes currently associated with this professor.

Areas of Specialization

  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation

Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., Harvard Law School 1980
  • B.A., Yale 1976

  • Selected Publications

    • Daniel Squire, Environmental Liabilities in Bankruptcy Cases, in Bankruptcy Litigation Manual 2009-2010 (Michael L Cook, rev. ed., Aspen Law & Business 2010).
    • Daniel Squire, RCRA’s Relationship to Other Laws, in The RCRA Practice Manual (Theodore L Garrett, 2d ed., American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 2004).