Lawrence E. "Larry" Sellers Jr.

Lawrence E. "Larry" Sellers Jr.


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2005

Tallahassee, Florida

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Environmental Law

Government Relations Practice

Natural Resources Law

Water Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Environmental Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Water Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Water Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Administrative / Regulatory Law
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Lawrence E. Sellers Jr. practices administrative and governmental law, with a concentration in environmental and land use matters. He regularly provides advice on permitting and enforcement matters involving a variety of federal, state, regional and local administrative agencies. He has substantial experience in administrative law, including rulemaking, adjudicatory hearings and appellate review. For more than 25 years, he has represented clients before the Florida Legislature, primarily on environmental, land use and administrative law issues. He represents clients on growth management matters. He also represents developers of affordable housing before the Florida Housing Finance Corporation.

Mr. Sellers has authored numerous articles published by The Florida Bar, including several on amendments to Florida's Administrative Procedure Act (APA). In addition, his comprehensive articles on the rulemaking provisions in the Florida APA have been published by the Florida Law Review and the Florida State University Law Review. A number of his articles have been cited by Florida’s appellate courts and administrative law judges.

Mr. Sellers lectures on Florida administrative law at the University of Florida College of Law. He also is a frequent speaker at environmental and growth management seminars, including programs presented by the Florida Bar and by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sellers was a certified public accountant.

Location

  • 315 South Calhoun Street, Suite 600
    Tallahassee, FL 32301

Education

  • University of Florida, BSBA

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • First DCA Appellate Inn of Court - Master
  • Florida Bar Board of Governors - Governor

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Water Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Water Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Administrative / Regulatory Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Environmental Law, Tallahassee (2023)
  • Natural Resources Law, Tallahassee (2022)
  • Environmental Law, Tallahassee (2021)
  • Government Relations Practice, Tallahassee (2019)
  • Water Law, Tallahassee (2017)
  • Water Law, Tallahassee (2015)
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Tallahassee (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Environmental Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Water Law

Special Focus

  • RCRA/Hazardous Waste

Awards:

  • Florida Bar Board Certified in State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice
  • University of Florida Law Review
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Corporate Counsel Edition, Super Lawyers magazine, May 2009
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2013
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Environment Law, 2008-2013
  • Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame, Florida Trend magazine, 2009-2013
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, 2005-2013

Other Court Admissions

  • All State Courts in Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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