Former FDEP General Counsel Robert Angus Williams Joins Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.

Florida law firm Lewis, Longman & Walker (LLW) is pleased to announce Robert Angus Williams has joined the firm’s Tallahassee office as Of Counsel.

Robert joins LLW from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, where he served as General Counsel, and before that, as Chief Deputy General Counsel, serving FDEP’s Public Lands Section and Defense Section.

Robert has extensive experience in land use and environmental law and has worked in both public and private practice. Prior to FDEP, Robert started his career as a prosecutor in Pinellas and Pasco Counties, and then spent eleven years in a land use private practice in the Tampa Bay Area. Robert then moved to Tallahassee to work in the General Counsel’s office of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, also serving as the Clemency Aide for Former Ag Commissioner Adam Putnam.

LLW’s President and Shareholder Michelle Diffenderfer says: “We are delighted to have Robert join our firm. His exceptional reputation and experience in environmental and land use law is a big win and we appreciate the value he brings to our organization. LLW now has two former General Counsel of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, which brings a huge benefit to our clients and the community.”

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