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Scott I. Steady

Scott I. Steady
  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law (1985)
  • B.A. cum laude, University of South Florida (1982)
  • American Bar Association (State and Local Law Section)
  • District Council Governance Chair, Urban Land Institute Tampa Bay
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Environmental Law, Tampa, FL (2013 & 2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law (2008-2017)
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Environmental (2006-2007)
  • Recently obtained the approval of a Proportionate Share Agreement and other approvals necessary for a major expansion of a Regional Shopping Mall.

  • In the process of completing the successful remediation of a Superfund Site Located in Tampa.

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Environment & Land Use Real Estate

Scott leads the Real Estate and Environmental, Land use and Local Government Practice Groups. He has extensive experience in the resolution of land use, local government, and environmental issues. He also excels in developing and implementing strategies to address environmental problems and gaining approval for various development proposals for a variety of clients.

Scott advises clients involved with contaminated properties through their remediation and redevelopment. He is currently lead counsel on two federal Superfund sites and for a number of significant state and local remediation sites. He also serves as outside special environmental counsel for a large Tampa Bay municipality.

Scott has extensive experience in obtaining land use approvals such as zonings, plan amendments, site plan approvals and approvals of developments of regional impact. He has dealt with a number of land use related administrative processes and appeals. As a former assistant city and county attorney, he has broad experience in general local government law and currently represents a number of Community Development Districts.

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