He was an attorney with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, working in EPA offices in Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and New York where he focused on work with hazardous substances and wastes, cleanups, toxic substances registrations, pesticides, water, endangered species, National Environmental Policy Act and other matters. Dave worked for three recognized Amlaw 200 law firms prior to moving his practice to E&W Law, and has been honored by Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Environment (2006-Present), Superlawyers (2007-Present).
Dave has been involved in legal issues involving infrastructure development and permitting representing billions in capital investment across much of the nation. He has served as attorney for high profile litigation including Everglades restoration and permitting, interstate and in-state water disputes, major hazardous substance release cleanup and enforcement, water and sewer municipal infrastructure cases, wetland and protected species matters. Dave has represented Fortune 500 companies and some of the largest private companies in the United States and across the nation.
Dave received a B.S. in Biology with honors from the University of South Florida, attended Masters of Business Administration and Law School at the University of Florida, and graduated from the nationally acclaimed environmental law program at Pace University School of Law where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Pace Environmental Law Review, Board of the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, and Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic. Dave has been an adjunct professor at Emory School of Law for decades and was one of the founders of the environmental litigation clinic at Emory Law. Dave is licensed in Georgia and Pennsylvania (currently inactive).