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Dan Cory practices in a variety of areas including environmental compliance, complex litigation, and administrative and transactional matters with a particular focus on environmental litigation and assisting clients in managing risks on environmentally impacted properties. He received his B.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington and his J.D., cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School. While at Notre Dame, Dan served as president of the Environmental Law Society and was an editor of the Journal of Legislation.

In 2013, Dan was named a Leadership in Law Up and Coming Lawyer by the Indiana Lawyer and was included in the Super Lawyers Indiana Rising Stars in 2014 and 2015.  He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Notre Dame Law School, teaching a course on environmental law and development, with a focus on the redevelopment of former industrial sites (“Brownfields”) and regularly presents on various environmental topics. 

Dan is actively involved in the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources of the American Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the St. Joseph County Bar Association, and the local community more generally.  He serves as a mentor through the South Bend Community School Corporation’s Mentoring Dream Team for Unity program and as counsel to the board of directors of The Music Village.  Dan also served as the primary attorney on a pro bono case which involved arguments before the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage

Publications & Speaking Engagements

2014
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, Indianapolis Bar Association CLE - Exploring the New ASTM Standard for Phase I Environmental Investigations
 
2013
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, Herman Melville and Lemuel Shaw: American Values Reflected in Law and Literature 
 
2013
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, "Vapor Intrusion Guidance Update" - Indiana Environmental Management Conference
 
2010
Publication
  Author, "EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act," Environmental Section Newsletter, Indiana State Bar Association.
 
2009
Publication
  Indiana Perspective.  A summary of environmental legislation for 2009.  For more information, click here.  

 
2009
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, "The Legal Side of Green," WNIT-FM Green Expo, South Bend, Indiana
 
2008
Publication
   Contributing Author, Indiana Perspective.  A summary of environmental legislation for 2008.  For more information, click here.  
 

Associations & Memberships

Vice Chair, ADR Committee, ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources

Member, St. Joseph County Bar Association, New Lawyers Section

Member, Indiana State Bar Association, Environmental Section and Young Lawyers Division

Member, South Bend Lions Club

Member, Environmental Law Society, Notre Dame Law School (President 2006- 2007)

Member, Student Bar Association, Notre Dame Law School (Community Service Board Co-Chair 2006- 2007)

Member, Development Committee, GALILEE Program, Notre Dame Law School (2006)



 

Honors

2017   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Environmental 
 
2016   Ranked by Chambers USA 2016

 
2016   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Environmental 
 
2015   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Environmental 
 
2014   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars - Environmental 
 
2013   Recipient of the Indiana Lawyer's Up and Coming Lawyer Award
 
2008   Recipient of Notre Dame School of Law's Peter Lardy Memorial Scholarship Award
 
2008   Recipient of the David T. Link Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Social Justice
 
2008   Recipient of the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award for Outstanding Service in the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic
 
2008   Recipient of the Conrad Kellenberger Award for Service Toward the Betterment of Notre Dame Law School and the Local Community
 
2007   Recipient of Notre Dame School of Law's Peter Lardy Memorial Scholarship Award
 
2007   Journal of Legislation, Notre Dame Law School
 

Employment History

2016-present Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2008- 2015 Associate, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2007- 2008 Law Clerk, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2007 Summer Associate, Kightlinger & Gray LLP

2006- 2008 Certified Law Clerk, Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic

2006 Law Clerk, Jones Obenchain LLP

Volunteer Activities

Counsel, The Music Village music school

Mentor, South Bend Community School Corporation Dream Team for Unity Program (2009-2012)

Member, Executive Board, Habitat for Humanity, Indiana University Chapter (2002- 2003)

Client Alerts

February 15, 2017   Twenty PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion on the 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 31, 2016   Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 16, 2016   Eighteen PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion on the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
January 5, 2016   Daniel P. Cory, Shelley M. Jackson and Theresa M. Willard Named Partners at PSRB
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 27, 2015   Two-Thirds of PSRB Lawyers are Super Lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage

Publications & Speaking Engagements

2014
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, Indianapolis Bar Association CLE - Exploring the New ASTM Standard for Phase I Environmental Investigations
 
2013
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, Herman Melville and Lemuel Shaw: American Values Reflected in Law and Literature 
 
2013
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, "Vapor Intrusion Guidance Update" - Indiana Environmental Management Conference
 
2010
Publication
  Author, "EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act," Environmental Section Newsletter, Indiana State Bar Association.
 
2009
Publication
  Indiana Perspective.  A summary of environmental legislation for 2009.  For more information, click here.  

 
2009
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, "The Legal Side of Green," WNIT-FM Green Expo, South Bend, Indiana
 
2008
Publication
   Contributing Author, Indiana Perspective.  A summary of environmental legislation for 2008.  For more information, click here.  
 

Associations & Memberships

Vice Chair, ADR Committee, ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources

Member, St. Joseph County Bar Association, New Lawyers Section

Member, Indiana State Bar Association, Environmental Section and Young Lawyers Division

Member, South Bend Lions Club

Member, Environmental Law Society, Notre Dame Law School (President 2006- 2007)

Member, Student Bar Association, Notre Dame Law School (Community Service Board Co-Chair 2006- 2007)

Member, Development Committee, GALILEE Program, Notre Dame Law School (2006)



 


Honors

2017   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Environmental 
 
2016   Ranked by Chambers USA 2016

 
2016   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Environmental 
 
2015   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Environmental 
 
2014   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars - Environmental 
 
2013   Recipient of the Indiana Lawyer's Up and Coming Lawyer Award
 
2008   Recipient of Notre Dame School of Law's Peter Lardy Memorial Scholarship Award
 
2008   Recipient of the David T. Link Award for Outstanding Service in the Field of Social Justice
 
2008   Recipient of the Dean Konop Legal Aid Award for Outstanding Service in the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic
 
2008   Recipient of the Conrad Kellenberger Award for Service Toward the Betterment of Notre Dame Law School and the Local Community
 
2007   Recipient of Notre Dame School of Law's Peter Lardy Memorial Scholarship Award
 
2007   Journal of Legislation, Notre Dame Law School
 

Employment History

2016-present Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2008- 2015 Associate, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2007- 2008 Law Clerk, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2007 Summer Associate, Kightlinger & Gray LLP

2006- 2008 Certified Law Clerk, Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic

2006 Law Clerk, Jones Obenchain LLP

Volunteer Activities

Counsel, The Music Village music school

Mentor, South Bend Community School Corporation Dream Team for Unity Program (2009-2012)

Member, Executive Board, Habitat for Humanity, Indiana University Chapter (2002- 2003)


Client Alerts

February 15, 2017   Twenty PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion on the 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 31, 2016   Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 16, 2016   Eighteen PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion on the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
January 5, 2016   Daniel P. Cory, Shelley M. Jackson and Theresa M. Willard Named Partners at PSRB
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 27, 2015   Two-Thirds of PSRB Lawyers are Super Lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 14, 2014   Dan Cory graduates from ISBA Leadership Development Academy
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 1, 2014   Dan Cory to Present CLE Regarding New Phase I ESA Standard for Environmental Due Diligence
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 14, 2014   20 Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP attorneys have been recognized for their professional accomplishments as lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 6, 2014   Dan Cory and Brianna Schroeder Selected for Leadership Development Academy
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
October 28, 2013   PSRB Team Takes First Place
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
April 24, 2013   Two PSRB Attorneys Receive Up & Coming Lawyer Award
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
September 29, 2011   EPA Will Miss Deadline for Proposed Greenhouse Gas Performance Standards for Power Plants
By Daniel P. Cory
 
September 1, 2011   EPA Delays Reporting Date for Certain Greenhouse Gas Data
By Daniel P. Cory
 
August 31, 2011   EPA Launches Electronic Reporting Tool for GHG Reporting, 2010 Reports Due by September 30, 2011.
By Dan Cory
 
December 8, 2010   EPA Issues Guidance for Permitting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under PSD and Title V
By Daniel P. Cory and Mary Ann Saggese
 
November 23, 2010   EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry
By Daniel P. Cory
 
November 19, 2010   Endangered Species Ruling Could Lead to Increased Oil and Gas Regulation and Lawsuits
By Daniel P. Cory
 
September 16, 2010   US News & World Report Annual Ranking of Best Law Firms: Firm's Environmental and Insurance Practice Areas Ranked Tier 1
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
March 29, 2010   EPA Proposes to Add Sources to Greenhouse Gas Reporting System
By Daniel P. Cory
 
March 16, 2010   Lake and Porter Counties Attain 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS
By J. Michael Bowman and Daniel P. Cory
 
January 27, 2010   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP Releases Summary of the 2009 Indiana Environmental Legislation
By Sue A. Shadley, Amy E. Romig
 
December 9, 2009   EPA Announces Final Endangerment Findings for Greenhouse Gases
By Daniel P. Cory
 
October 7, 2009   EPA Releases Proposed Rule Regarding Permits for Greenhouse Gas Emissions
By Daniel P. Cory
 
September 28, 2009   EPA Announces Greenhouse Gas Reporting Requirements for 2010
By Daniel P. Cory
 
October 6, 2008   South Bend Tribune Publishes Profile on Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
By South Bend Tribune
 
October 1, 2008   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun Releases Summary of the 2008 Indiana Environmental Legislation
By Sue A. Shadley, Amy E. Romig
 
 
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