NEW YORK – June 30, 2020 – David G. Mandelbaum, co-chair of the Environmental Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL).
The ACOEL is a professional association of lawyers distinguished by experience in the practice of environmental law, ethics, and the development of environmental law. Mandelbaum is one of 27 lawyers elected this year as Fellows for their many years of substantial contributions to the field of environmental law and their high standards of practice, according to ACOEL.
“Induction into American College of Environmental Lawyers is a distinct honor,” said Mandelbaum, who is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia and Boston offices. “I look forward to participating in the work of the College.”
Mandelbaum represents clients facing issues arising under the environmental laws. He regularly represents clients in lawsuits and regulatory negotiation; he has also addressed environmental issues in many private transactions. He teaches Environmental Litigation, Superfund and Oil and Gas Law at Temple Law School and has previously taught Environmental Law, Climate Change, and Land Use Law and Administration.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiate and close transactions; defend clients in enforcement actions; handle a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; 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. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2019 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.