Cristina Arana Lumpkin
Cristina is an environmental lawyer who thinks like her developer clients. She recognizes that the regulations her clients must follow come with real-world compliance costs. Whether her clients are building single-family residential projects, multifamily units, mixed use, commercial space, or industrial sites, Cristina knows her clients need creative, practical guidance.
Cristina provides counsel on a wide range of environmental compliance issues, including pre-acquisition due diligence, contamination cleanup, and permitting. She works extensively with clients in highly regulated industries such as landfills and scrap-metal recycling. Cristina regularly represents clients responding to enforcement actions, helping them assess their options and develop a strategic approach to achieving compliance and, when possible, avoid litigation.
EducationUniversity of Miami, J.D., Summa cum laude, 2006University of Hawaii at Manoa, M.A., Geography, 1998University of Hawaii at Manoa, B.A., Geography, 1996
InvolvementAmerican Bar AssociationCentro Campesino Farmworker Center, Inc.Board of Directors, 2012 - 2015Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)Immediate Past President, 2017
President Elect, 2015
Network Liaison Director, 2014
Hospitality Committee Co-Chair, 2013
Court AdmissionsU.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh CircuitU.S. District Court, Southern District of FloridaU.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Band 3, Chambers USA, Environmental, 2017 - present
Chambers USA, Environmental, Associate to Watch, 2012 - 2013; Star Associate, 2014; Up and Coming, 2015 - 2016
The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law, 2021 - present
Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars, 2013 - 2016
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