Cari Roth has 30 years of public and private sector legal and legislative experience. She is a recognized leader in government relations and environmental and land use law. Her broad knowledge of state government and the people in it, combined with her attention to detail and bottom line approach to solving client problems, makes her an effective advocate in the halls of government.
Ms. Roth's legal and legislative practice focuses on state and local government issues, including land use, water and environmental law, growth management and infrastructure issues, and intergovernmental relations. She also has significant experience in special district law.
Most recently, Ms. Roth served as chair of a statewide firm's land use and government consulting practices. Prior to that, she worked for four years as General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of the Florida Department of Community Affairs in Tallahassee where she played a lead role in negotiating major growth management legislation. As GC, she was involved in many inter-agency efforts, particularly those with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Florida Department of Transportation, and all the regional Water Management Districts.