Diffenderfer Selected To Serve On Coral Reef Initiative

Lewis, Longman & Walker shareholder Michelle Diffenderfer has been selected to serve as a member of the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative (SEFCRI) for a two-year term.

SEFCRI was formed in May 2003 to develop local action strategies targeting coral reefs and associated reef resources in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties to improve the coordination of technical and financial support for the conservation and management of coral reefs.

The SEFCRI team is made up of marine resource professionals, scientists and stakeholders from government agencies and other organizations. To learn about the group, visit www.southeastflorida reefs.net.

Diffenderfer holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Her practice focuses on environmental, water, natural resources and land use law, specifically, permitting and enforcement. Diffenderfer is the chair of Lewis, Longman & Walker’s local government and special districts, natural resources and Everglades practice groups.

For more than 19 years, the attorneys at Lewis, Longman & Walker have helped the individuals, businesses and governments that have shaped Florida’s future. The firm offers solutions to issues associated with complex local, state and federal law and regulations. It focuses on the specific, technical and seemingly ever-changing areas of environmental, land use and governmental law. For more information, visit www.llw-law.com.

Lewis, Longman & Walker has offices in Tampa Bay, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach.

ABOVE: Michelle Diffenderfer