Scott I. Steady

Scott I. Steady


Burr & Forman LLP

Recognized since 2008

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Litigation - Real Estate

Real Estate Law

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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.

Contact & Links

Location

  • One Tampa City Center, Suite 3200
    201 North Franklin Street
    Tampa, FL 33602

Education

  • Stetson University , J.D., graduated 1985
  • University of South Florida, BA, graduated 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - State and Local Law Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association - Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Tampa Bay District Council - District Council Governance Chair

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Environmental Law

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

  • Environmental Law, Tampa (2021)
  • Environmental Law, Tampa (2019)
  • Environmental Law, Tampa (2017)
  • Environmental Law, Tampa (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Environmental Law, Tampa, Florida (2013, 2017, 2019)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law (2008-2020)
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Environmental (2006-2007)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Rated Lawyer

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