Areas of Practice: Water Law; Environmental Law; Land Use Law; Governmental Law
Education: B.A., University of Miami; J.D., University of Miami
John J. Fumero has more than 25 years of experience practicing exclusively in the areas of water, environmental, land use and governmental law. Mr. Fumero, formerly General Counsel of the South Florida Water Management District, represents and provides strategic counsel to landowners, developers, industry, agriculture, utilities and local governments throughout Florida. He represents clients before local, state and federal agencies and courts on a variety of matters, including state and federal regulation, permitting, enforcement and rulemaking.
From Washington D.C. to Tallahassee, Mr. Fumero has had substantial involvement in the development of federal and state legislation and regulations. A frequent author and lecturer, Mr. Fumero is one of the principal authors of the Florida Environmental and Land Use Law Treatise published by The Florida Bar. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is Board Certified as a specialist in state and federal government and administrative practice by The Florida Bar. Board certification recognizes specialized knowledge, skills and proficiency in state and federal governmental and administrative law. He also is a Florida Supreme Court certified mediator and holds certifications in Environmental Negotiation and Policy from Harvard Law School.