Akerman LLP

Environment Department

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Akerman is recognized for its broad range of experience in all facets of environmental counseling, permitting, due diligence, and litigation, including civil and criminal enforcement defense arising out of the major federal environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, CERCLA (Superfund), FIFRA, RCRA, TSCA, and EPCRA (Right-to-Know) as well as climate change regulation, renewable energy regulation, and project development.

With lawyers throughout the U.S., the team includes a former General Counsel of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), a former Deputy General Counsel at the Florida DEP, and a former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science at the U.S. Department of the Interior. The team also includes a number of other leaders in the areas of contaminated property, environmental litigation, brownfields redevelopment, wetlands permitting and enforcement, and environmental infrastructure permitting and contracting.

Service Offerings

  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Environmental Infrastructure and Security
  • Environmental Permitting and Compliance
  • Forest Resources
  • Green & Sustainable Development
  • Green Energy & Climate Change
  • Natural Resources, Water Supply, and Wetlands


Bear Creek Timber, LLC

City of Miami, Florida

FedEx Ground

Florida Crystals

Huizenga Holdings

Landstone Communities, LLC

Tohopekaliga Water Authority




Construction & Materials


Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate


Technology, Hardware & Electronics