Three Law Firm Shareholders Selected Among Best U.S. Lawyers

Lewis, Longman & Walker shareholders Terry E. Lewis, Stephen A. Walker and Alfred J. Malefatto were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. Lewis has been selected as a 2016 Lawyer of the Year in environmental litigation, and Walker has been selected as a 2016 Lawyer of the Year in environmental law by the publishers. Additionally, Malefatto has been named a Best Lawyer in environmental law.

Lewis works primarily in the fields of environmental and land use law, administrative law, and state and local government administration and legislation. In the legislative field, Lewis has participated in and been responsible for legislative changes to Florida’s general water and growth management laws relating to environmental resource permitting, water quality and water supply permitting, the preparation and adoption of comprehensive plans, creation of special taxing districts, and local government finance and tax measures. He represents large agribusiness concerns, major land developers and local governments with complex legislative issues.

Walker’s practice focuses primarily on water resources, environmental and administrative law. He has more than 39 years of experience in environmental and water-related issues in Florida.

Malefatto practices in the areas of environmental, land use and administrative law. He has represented Fortune 500 companies, developers, home builders, small businesses and local governments in a variety of environmental permitting, enforcement and transactional matters, and in Florida land use proceedings.

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ABOVE: Terry E. Lewis, Alfred J. Malefatto and Stephen A. Walker