John V. Chibbaro
John is an environmental lawyer with the rare combination of technical fluency in federal and state environmental laws, as well as land use, zoning, and government relations regulations. This is in addition to his leadership of Bilzin Sumberg's Resilience and Sustainability Team covering climate change-related issues that are impacting wide swaths of the South Florida economy such as construction and real estate development. John has handled large-scale transit, infrastructure, retail, residential, and industrial developments and his experience includes advising public and private clients in complex regulatory matters involving the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Endangered Species Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and related state laws. He also works with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Florida Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation, and local agencies such as Miami-Dade County's Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources - Division of Environmental Resources Management (DERM).
EducationUniversity of Chicago, J.D., 2006Dartmouth College, B.A., 2002
InvolvementState Bar of CaliforniaEnvironmental Law Section, MemberThe Florida BarEnvironmental and Land Use Law Section, MemberZoo MiamiFire Department of New YorkTerrorism Preparedness Taskforce, Urban Fellow and Consultant, 2002-2003
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