The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources will be hosting the 47th Spring Conference Apr. 18-20, 2018 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort in Orlando. The conference is the premier forum for environmental, energy, and resources lawyers and will explore key topics and issues such as: An update on Trump’s first year, current Supreme Court jurisprudence, Superfund reform, environmental permitting, microgrids, interstate water disputes, citizen science, and tribal consultation.
Gunster environmental law attorney Luna Phillips will be speaking at the conference on Thursday April 19 during the session entitled “River of Grass: A Confluence of Law, Policy, and Environmental Science in the Everglades.” The presentation will feature a dynamic panel of scientists, lawyers, and policymakers for an examination of the complex hydrologic and geologic attributes of the Everglades, the environmental legal and policy tools developed to manage this environment, and the lessons from South Florida that can be applied to complex ecosystems throughout of the United States. Phillips will be presenting from the perspective of industry and private land owners.
Luna Phillips practices exclusively in the area of water and natural resources law before state and federal agencies. Her practice includes assisting large scale developers, agricultural entities, public and private companies, as well as individuals in a wide range of water related issues. In addition, Luna actively works on Everglades related restoration issues in south Florida involving complex restoration agreements with governmental entities and water quality and supply regulations. She leads Gunster’s environmental law practice.
For more information on the 47th Spring Conference, please visit the ABA website.