Environmental

Greenspoon Marder’s Environmental Law Practice Group has witnessed an ever-increasing emphasis on environmental concerns paralleling Florida’s rapid population growth and the emergence of new laws and regulations. As highly experienced practitioners in this specialized area of law, our attorneys have participated in the development of state and local environmental legislation, ordinances and regulations.

The experience of our environmental attorneys, combined with the capabilities of attorneys throughout the firm’s broad range of practice areas, enables us to offer our clients comprehensive legal representation in Florida. Among the clients we serve are real estate owners, buyers and sellers, real estate developers, syndicators, financial institutions, corporations, insurance companies, governmental agencies and other entities.

The Environmental Law Practice involves counseling, permitting and compliance, regulatory representation and litigation, and encompasses:

  • Agricultural Lands
  • Air and Water Pollution
  • Brownfields, CECLA (Superfund) and Community Right-to-Know
  • Coastal Construction
  • Environmental Assessments and Audits
  • Environmentally Sensitive Lands and Land Acquisition
  • Green Building and LEED Certification
  • Hazardous and Solid Waste Materials Permitting and Enforcement Regulation
  • Permitting, Compliance and Enforcement Defense
  • Underground Storage Tanks and Petroleum Contamination and Reimbursement
  • Water Use and Management
  • Wetlands Jurisdiction Protection and Mitigation

Litigation
In addition, our attorneys counsel clients on potential environmental liability arising from ownership or transfer of contaminated real property, and we represent clients in complex environmental litigation matters. We also provide counsel on rulemaking proceedings before the legislature on environmental legislation

Regulatory
The Greenspoon Marder Environmental Regulatory Practice involves representation before federal, state and local government and agencies. Among the attorneys in this practice area is the former general counsel of the St. Johns River Water Management District.

It’s that kind of experience that sets Greenspoon Marder apart, when representing clients before the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the five water management districts, and local government environmental agencies. We also represent clients before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other environmental agencies.

Because Greenspoon Marder is a full-service law firm, our Environmental attorneys have the ability to seamlessly draw upon the knowledge and expertise of attorneys in other practice areas, such as: Real EstateLand Use & ZoningLitigationConstructionCorporate & BusinessRegulatory Compliance & Defense; and more.

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