Daniel P. Dozier, Senior Fellow

Environmental Policy


Dan Dozier has over 40 years of experience as an attorney and mediator of complex environmental and public policy matters. He has been appointed by United States District Courts from around the Nation to mediate complex environmental cases.

As an attorney specializing in the mediation of complex civil litigation and environmental disputes, Mr. Dozier is an expert in environmental policy issues including CERCLA and RCRA hazardous waste matters and Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act cases. Mr. Dozier has also served as an expert witness on cost allocation issues in several court cases.

Mr. Dozier has been affiliated with the law firm of Press Dozier & Hamelburg, LLC from 2006 to the present as a partner and currently as Of Counsel to the firm. Previously Mr. Dozier served as Director of the Washington DC Office, CDR Associates, Director of Consensus and Dispute Resolution at SRA International, Inc.; Vice President, TLI Systems, Inc.; and as Senior Mediator and Project Manager at Clean Sites, Inc. 

Mr. Dozier was chief legal official for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Agency; a Liaison Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States; Director of the Congressional Liaison Office at the (then) Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; Executive Assistant to the Mayor, City of Detroit; and as Assistant General Counsel, International Union, United Automobile Workers (UAW).

Mr. Dozier was awarded his J.D. by Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan in 1971 and was a recipient of the University’s Center for Urban Studies Fellowship. He received a B.A. degree in history at Wayne State University in 1968. He has been admitted to the practice of law in Michigan, the District of Columbia, and Maryland and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland State Bar. Mr. Dozier was an adjunct professor at the Vermont Law School where he taught Environmental Dispute Resolution from 1989 to 2000.