J.D., Nova Southeastern University
M.A. in Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida
B.A., University of Florida
Howard Nelson is a Partner at Bilzin Sumberg where he represents clients throughout all phases of the development process from site location through permitting and construction, as well as in permit appeals and defense of environmental enforcement matters. Nelson has over 20 years of experience in environmental law and land development, and over 25 years of experience in zoning and regional planning.
He has extensive experience in representing clients in complex wetland matters, including issues related to protected and sensitive wetlands and preservation efforts. Nelson is a frequent author and lecturer on environmental law topics, and was instrumental in the drafting of Florida's new Wetlands Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method.
At Miami Law Professor Nelson teaches Environmental Regulation of Real Estate.