With more than fifty years of collective experience in environmental and land use law matters, our lawyers are recognized leaders in their field.
ELC attorneys have experience in litigating cases in a variety of forums from federal and state court to administrative law proceedings. We also frequently appear before governmental decision-making bodies from state water management districts to county commissions. Our lawyers maintain a high profile, as authors of Op Ed pieces, legal articles and position papers, and as speakers at conferences and seminars. Our work has been featured in numerous news articles and garnered significant awards and recognition.
Elizabeth Fata Carpenter
Elizabeth focuses her practice on greater Everglades restoration issues, including implementation of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, and environmental issues in South Florida impacting communities and the natural and built environments.
Ansley’s focus is on greater Everglades restoration issues, including implementation of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan and the state and federal water laws that shape Everglades restoration efforts.
Lisa’s practice focuses on greater Everglades restoration issues, including implementation of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, and land use and environmental permitting decisions in Palm Beach County which impact Everglades restoration efforts.
Kelli Doré brings over 20 years of business operations experience with small to mid-size organizations in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Her experience encompasses operations and project management, change management, organizational development and corporate communications.
Francesca DiJulio is a staff attorney with Everglades Law Center. She is based in Miami and focuses her legal and advocacy work on issues affecting South Florida water quality, greater Everglades restoration, and Biscayne Bay climate resilience.
All ELC attorneys are licensed to practice in the State of Florida.
Ansley Samson is also licensed to practice in North Carolina and New York.