David G. Mandelbaum > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
2700 TWO COMMERCE STREET
2001 MARKET STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
United States

Work Department

Environmental

Position

Shareholder

Career

David G. Mandelbaum represents clients facing problems under the environmental laws and serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Environmental Practice. He regularly represents clients in lawsuits and has also helped clients achieve satisfactory outcomes through regulatory negotiation or private transactions. David teaches Superfund, and Oil and Gas Law in rotation at the Temple Law School. He has taught Environmental Law, Climate Change and Land Use Law and Administration in the past, and he is a regular writer and speaker on the subjects.

Concentrations
Air, water and waste regulation
Superfund and contamination
Climate change
Oil and gas development
Water rights

Capabilities
Litigation
Environmental
Infrastructure
Federal Regulatory & Administrative Law
Trial Practice

Admission to Practice
Pennsylvania
Florida
Maryland
Massachusetts
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Languages

English

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1983
  • A.B., summa cum laude, Harvard College, 1980

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

Greenberg Traurig LLP fields a team of attorneys specialised in the resolution and settlement of complex civil and criminal environmental cases. On the civil litigation side, the team is well placed to represent clients in class actions, multi-district litigation, citizen suits and enforcement matters. Furthermore, the group is skilled at trying high-stakes cases, including those involving alleged soil, water and air pollution, on behalf chemical, refining, mining, manufacturing and other industrial clients. Offering expertise on the full-array of environmental law matters, practitioners are also retained in mandates pertaining to environmental releases, crisis management and climate change. Kerri Barsh  in Miami and David B. Weinstein in Tampa oversee the nationwide environmental department. Based in Philadelphia, David G. Mandelbaum  is seasoned in water rights, waste management and Superfund-related cases. Civil and criminal enforcement are among Christopher L. Bell‘s areas of activity; he is based in Houston and also focuses on litigation and emergency response. Francis Citera is a key individual in the Chicago office; he has defended clients in several class actions, toxic tort claims and environmental litigation before federal and state courts.