J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2004
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1998
M.A., Northwestern University, 1994
B.A., Carleton College , 1991
Daniel Inkelas practices in the litigation section of the Office of the Chief Counsel of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He provides advice and serves as liaison to the Department of Justice and other federal agencies on a broad range of litigation in federal district and appellate courts affecting the Corps’ civil works and regulatory programs. Inkelas’ practice areas include litigation regarding authority for operation of federal, multipurpose reservoirs, administrative law and compliance with environmental laws including the National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Act, and implementation of the federal regulatory program pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.
Inkelas has served as assistant counsel at the Corps’ Transatlantic Programs Center in Winchester, Va., and the Baltimore District. He taught modern German and environmental history before beginning his legal career. Inkelas is a graduate of Carleton College (B.A. cum laude, 1991), Northwestern University (M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 1998) and the George Washington University Law School (J.D. with High Honors, 2004).