Judah Lieblich is an environmental attorney whose practice is focused on environmental law, climate change, and the energy transition. Judah advises clients regarding the development and operation of renewable energy projects, including evaluating and assessing environmental risks, environmental permitting, and local government review. He regularly works with both renewable energy project owners and operators as well as lenders and investors in renewable energy projects, providing advice on wetlands regulations, endangered species issues, and archaeological resources.
Judah provides strategic legal, policy, and business advice to clients regarding environmental compliance, climate change, sustainability, waste management, and beneficial reuse. He also advises clients on matters related to ESG, including green claims and green washing considerations, as well as Clean Tech. In addition, Judah provides counsel associated with environmental matters in M&A transactions, such as environmental due diligence or the reviewing and amending of purchase agreements and financial documents.
Judah also has experience representing clients in contaminated land development as well as counseling on land use and zoning issues and regulatory compliance.
Having experienced differing legal systems as a previously practicing attorney in Australia, he is uniquely positioned to bring innovative perspective to problem solving to clients globally, including representing clients in Australia.
Judah has also worked with nonprofit clients, including Conservation Florida, a nonprofit conservation land trust, in matters related dedicating land for conservation to protect Florida’s wildlife and habitat.
Judah is in the Environmental Practice Group and is a member of the Energy Industry Team.
Awards and Recognition
- LexisNexis: Legal Research Certificate
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Florida Brownfields Association
Presentations and Publications
- Author, “Minimum Size Restrictions are a Problem for Fisheries, is Litigation the Solution?” 48 Envtl. L. Rep. News & Analysis (2018).