Dan is a Lawyer at McInnes Cooper’s Halifax office and has a practice focused on corporate, environmental, Indigenous, energy and natural resource law. Dan’s professional and academic career has been committed to advancing environmental protection, sustainable development and promoting energy efficiency.Dan’s passion for the environment led him to obtain an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Political Science from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Juris Doctor and Certificate in Environmental Law from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.
While attending law school, Dan received the Elizabeth May Award for Environmental Service and the James Spurr Award in Environmental Law, recognizing his achievements in the fields of environmental and energy law. Throughout his professional career, Dan has contributed to the development of federal and provincial legislation, advised on complex energy projects, issues of corporate governance, project financing and represented clients within regulatory and legal proceedings before administrative tribunals and the court.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Dan worked within an environmental non-governmental organization, promoting sustainability and resource conservation. Dan is excited to bring his expertise and passion for the environment and sustainability to Clean’s Board of Directors.