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Frederick L. Aschauer, Jr.

Mr. Aschauer represents clients on matters related to litigation, environmental regulation, and agency enforcement of permit and regulatory criteria.  He has been involved in multiple cases before the Division of Administrative Hearings involving environmental resource permits, consumptive use permits, and water quality standards. His practice also involves Federal matters governed by the Clean Water Act (CWA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Mr. Aschauer is Vice Chair of the firm’s Business Development Committee.

Publications and Presentations

Professional, Civic and Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar, Member

  • Environmental and Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar, Executive Council

  • Tallahassee Area Association of Environmental Professionals, President

  • Florida Association of Environmental Professionals, Member

  • Alzheimer’s Project, Past Board Member

  • Rotary Club International, Past Member

  • Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court

  • Admitted to all U.S. District Courts in Florida

  • Admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Previous Professional Experience

  • Department of Environmental Protection, Office of General Counsel, General Counsel, 2016-2017

  • Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Resource Management, Director, 2015-2016

  • Department of Environmental Protection, Deputy General Counsel, 2013-2015

Awards and Recognitions

  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

  • Best Lawyers in America, Natural Resources Law, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation, 2020-present

  • Florida Super Lawyers, Environmental Law, Administrative Law; Civil Litigation, 2022-present

  • Florida Trend Legal Elite, Environmental and Land Use Law, 2022 and 2019; Government and Non-Profit, 2017-2018




  • J.D., Florida State University, Cum Laude, 2003

  • B.A., Florida State University, Magna Cum Laude, 2000