Daniel K. Kotla is an associate in Marten Law PLLC's San Francisco's office. His practice focuses on environmental law and litigation, energy, and clean technology. Daniel has significant experience working with a variety of federal and state administrative agencies, and he has special expertise on endangered species and California water policy and supply issues.
Daniel earned his J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2011 with Certificates in Environmental Law and Energy and Clean Technology Law. He was an editor with the Ecology Law Quarterly and recipient of the Dean Edley Public Interest Fellowship and the Professor Joseph Sax Public Interest Fellowship. Daniel also worked as senior legal researcher for a National Science Foundation team investigating critical infrastructure in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Sociology, with Highest Honors, from University of California, Berkeley in 2007.
After graduating from law school, Daniel served as Law Clerk to Chief Justice Barbara Madsen of the Washington State Supreme Court. His experience also includes internships with the U.S. Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division, Office of the California Attorney General, California Energy Commission, and California Air Resources Board.