Career Opportunities

Florida alumni practice throughout the United States and in countries around the world. In Florida, approximately one-fourth of all practicing lawyers are Levin College of Law graduates.

Florida has a particularly active cadre of distinguished alumni practicing in the fields of environmental and land use law. With alumni in prominent positions in private firms, public interest environmental organizations, federal environmental agencies, state and local governments, and corporate law departments, this network of UF law alumni provides students with numerous contacts and opportunities to learn about various career paths and options.

Faculty members and the professional staff of Career Services mentor students and provide them with advice on career development and job opportunities.

Job Placements
Recent placements in environmental and land use law for graduates show the variety of opportunities available:

  • Akerman Senterfitt (Orlando, FL)
  • Altman Kritzer & Levick (Atlanta, GA)
  • Broad & Cassell (Orlando, FL)
  • Carlton Fields (Tampa, FL)
  • City of Orlando
  • Florida Department of Community Affairs (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Foley & Lardner (San Diego, CA; Orlando, FL)
  • Fowler White Boggs & Banker (Tampa, FL)
  • Greenberg Traurig (West Palm Beach & Miami, FL)
  • Hopping Green & Sams (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Hunton & Williams (Raleigh, NC)
  • King & Spalding (Washington, DC)
  • Latham & Watkins (Washington, DC)
  • Lewis Longman & Walker (Jacksonville, Bradenton & West Palm Beach, FL)
  • Public Trust Environmental Law Institute of Florida (St. Augustine, FL)
  • Sea Grant Legal Program (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • St. Johns River Water Management District (Palatka, FL)
  • St. Johns RiverKeeper (St. Augustine, FL)
  • The St. Joe Company (Jacksonville, FL)
  • Trust for Public Land (Jacksonville, FL)
  • U.S. EPA, Office of the Admin. (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. EPA, Region IV (Atlanta, GA)
  • U.S. EPA, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Chicago, IL; Jacksonville, FL)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division (Washington, DC
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