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Center for Animal Law Studies

Danielle Grabiel

Adjunct Law Faculty

Danielle Grabiel is an international lawyer with thirteen years of experience working as an animal and environmental law advocate in the non-profit sector focused primarily on wildlife conservation issues with a particular emphasis on marine mammal conservation and wildlife trafficking. Ms. Grabiel has been a guest lecturer for the International Environmental Law Project at Lewis & Clark as well as for Willamette University College of Law’s wildlife law course. 
In addition to creating lecture materials, she designed interactive role-playing exercises to teach students negotiation and advocacy skills. In the past, she has also guest lectured for American University’s LLM program in international environmental law and to undergraduates in Stanford University’s Semester in DC program and California State University Fullerton. While working as a Law Clerk at US EPA headquarters, Ms. Grabiel designed training materials to teach foreign environmental ministries how to draft and negotiate memorandum of understanding to improve interagency cooperation on environmental issues. 
Ms. Grabiel regularly presents complex legal and scientific materials to a diverse array of audiences including: delivering testimony at government hearings and UN meetings, presenting to foreign and domestic media at press conferences, and participating in panels at conferences in the U.S. and abroad.


Specialty Areas & Course Descriptions

Legal Practicum: Animal Law Legislation - Spring 2018