David Raphael is a partner in K&L Gates’ Environmental, Land and Natural Resources practice. He served as Chief Counsel of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), providing counsel to the Secretary and executive staff of the DEP. He also served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, where he served as lead counsel in environmental crimes trials throughout the Commonwealth. He has represented clients in environmental litigation matters before the Environmental Hearing Board, state and federal courts, and administrative boards. He has provided counsel on complex transactions and many environmental compliance and regulatory matters.