Daniel Barlava is an associate in the Litigation group. He earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a semifinalist for Columbia’s Stone Moot Court Competition, and worked as a staff editor for the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

In law school, Daniel held several internships including for the Columbia Environmental Law Clinic, the Conviction Review Unit of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, NY, the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Defense Unit in New York, and the Economic Crimes Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. Prior to law school, he also worked as a research analyst for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.   

Daniel earned his B.A. in Economics and History from Northwestern University, where he was on the Dean’s List.

Practice Areas


Columbia Law School (J.D., 2020); Staff editor, Columbia Journal of Environmental Law; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Stone Moot Court semifinalist

Northwestern University (B.A., Economics and History, 2014); Dean’s List


  • California
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