Steve Levitas represents a wide range of corporate and governmental clients on environmental regulatory matters, with an emphasis on wastewater permitting and compliance, wetland and stream permitting and mitigation, water quality policy, remediation and redevelopment of contaminated property, and alternative energy.
From 1993 through 1996, Mr. Levitas served as Deputy Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources. Prior to his tenure as Deputy Secretary, he served as Director and Senior Attorney of the North Carolina Environmental Defense Fund, which he helped found in 1987.
Mr. Levitas has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Environmental Law since 2005; listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2004; named to Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" list since 2003; recognized in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for 2009; and listed as a North Carolina "Super Lawyer" in Environmental law by SuperLawyers magazine since 2006. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*