Daniel Bornstein

Daniel Bornstein

Summer Legal Intern - 2020

Name: Daniel Bornstein

Education/Professional Background: Current law student at St. John’s University in New York. Graduated from Dartmouth College in 2014 with a degree in Geography

Hometown: Merrick, New York

What brought you to Crag?: Before law school, I conducted academic research and authored Op Eds on global environmental issues. I went to law school to become an environmental public interest lawyer. I was intrigued by Crag’s Communities program, which would allow me to understand the on-the-ground impacts of litigation.

What are your environmental/legal interests?: Sustainable agriculture, federal agency rulemaking, environmental justice

What will your work focus on while at Crag?: I’ll be working on a variety of ongoing lawsuits, and hope to use my writing skills to benefit Crag

Favorite place to recreate or be in nature: Central Park

Favorite book: The Miracle of St. Anthony: A Season with Coach Bub Hurley and Basketball’s Most Improbable Dynasty

Favorite quotes: “You have to learn how to get comfortable with being uncomfortable” – legendary baseball manager Lou Pinella