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David G. Mandelbaum Named Philadelphia’s Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Law

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 25, 2014 ) – David G. Mandelbaum, of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been named Philadelphia’s Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Law in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  The recognition is awarded to just one lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area annually.  Mandelbaum, Co-Chair of the firm’s National Environmental Practice, was also listed for his work in Litigation-Environmental and Water Law.

Mandelbaum represents clients in Superfund matters, particularly contaminated sediment and natural resource damage issues. He represents natural gas exploration and production companies, midstream providers, and landowner coalitions in connection with development of the Marcellus Shale and other natural gas resources. He regularly handles permit appeals and citizen suits under the water pollution, air pollution and solid waste laws. 

The 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America also lists all Shareholders in the Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Environmental Practice:

Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law

Environmental Law



For the eighth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig is ranked No. 1 by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed – over 350 from across the firm’s U.S. offices.  Twenty-six Greenberg Traurig attorneys were recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in the cities where they practice.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas.

About Greenberg Traurig - Environmental

Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. They assist in transactions, defend clients in enforcement actions, ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements, prepare for and respond to emergencies, craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues, and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges.