David Mandelbaum, the former partner in charge of the environmental group at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll LLP, has joined the Philadelphia office of Greenberg Traurig LLP as a shareholder in the environmental and litigation practice group.
He joins with four other Ballard Spahr lawyers, adding to Greenberg’s more than 60 lawyers in the environmental practice group and joining a team of over 500 worldwide in the litigation practice.
Mandelbaum’s main areas of concentration are waste regulation, Superfund and contamination, climate change, oil and gas development and water rights. He has acted as counsel on numerous matters and has represented clients on various issues including wastewater, solid waste and air permitting matters.
Most recently, he represented a manufacturer in a Superfund sediment contamination case scheduled for trial in early 2010 and an oil and gas developer in litigation over mineral rights related to the Allegheny National Forest.
Mandelbaum also lectures on environmental law, Superfund litigation and global climate change at the Temple University in Philadelphia.
He features in The International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers.