Daniel P. Hido

Areas of Emphasis

Dan Hido is an associate in the Environmental Group of Babst Calland. Mr. Hido assists clients on environmental regulatory matters in the context of compliance counseling, enforcement defense, remediation obligations, and business transactions. With a broad background in the principal federal environmental regulatory programs, he particularly focuses on hazardous and non-hazardous waste issues, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Clean Water Act.

Background

Prior to joining Babst Calland, Mr. Hido was an Environmental and Government Regulation associate in the Pittsburgh office of an international law firm. In this position, he was instrumental in defending a large industrial client in a U.S. EPA nationwide enforcement initiative, alleging violations of RCRA and the Bevill Amendment. Mr. Hido regularly met and negotiated with U.S. DOJ, U.S. EPA, and various state environmental agencies. He also drafted correspondence and presentations to the government setting forth legal positions, assisted with responding to government requests, and provided day-to-day compliance advice to the client. Mr. Hido also represented clients in Superfund matters, performed environmental due diligence on many large-scale industrial transactions, and regularly worked with technical consultants regarding compliance issues.

Mr. Hido earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 2014. While in law school, he served as a Managing Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. Mr. Hido obtained undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Political Science with High Distinction from Penn State Behrend in 2011, where he was a Schreyer Honors Scholar.

Memberships and Affiliations

Mr. Hido is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. He is a member of the Environmental and Energy Law sections of the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar associations.