Markell, David L. 1953–

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Markell, David L. 1953–

PERSONAL: Born October 23, 1953, in Denver, CO. Education: Brandeis University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1975; University of Virginia, J.D., 1979.

ADDRESSES: Office—College of Law, Florida State University, 425 W. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32306-1601. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer, lawyer, and educator. Delaware Supreme Court, Wilmington, law clerk, 1979–80; Sidley & Austin, Washington, DC, associate, 1980–82; Pierson, Ball & Dowd, Washington, DC, associate, 1982–84; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, assistant regional counsel in Boston, MA, 1984–87; U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, trial attorney for Environmental Enforcement Section, Land and Natural Resources Division, 1987–88; New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, director of Division of Environmental Enforcement, 1988–92, acting deputy commissioner of Office of Environmental Remediation, 1992; Albany Law School, Albany, assistant professor, 1992–95, associate professor, 1995–97, professor of law, 1997–2002; Florida State University, Tallahassee, Steven M. Goldstein Professor of Law, 2002–. Lewis and Clark College, visiting professor at Northwestern School of Law, 1994; Tulane University, lecturer in McGill Summer Program, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2001; State University of New York, public service professor. North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, director of submissions on enforcement matters, 1998–2000, consultant, 2000–03; designated Fulbright senior specialist, 2001–; admitted to the bar of New York; on inactive bar status in District of Columbia; serves as mediator and expert witness; guest on media programs; public speaker. Volunteer youth softball and soccer coach.

MEMBER: World Conservation Union (member of Commission on Environmental Law), American Society of International Law, American Bar Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, superior performance awards, 1985, 1986, special achievement awards, 1985, 1986; Award for Scholarship, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, American Bar Association, 1995, for New York State Administrative Procedure and Practice; certificate of achievement, New York State Bar Association, 1997.


(With Patrick Borchers) New York State Administrative Procedure and Practice, West Publishing (St. Paul, MN), 1994, 2nd edition, 1998.

(With Clifford Rechtschaffen) Reinventing Environmental Enforcement and the State/Federal Relationship, Environmental Law Institute (Washington, DC), 2003.

(Editor, with John Knox, and contributor) Greening NAFTA: The North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 2003.

(With Robert L. Glicksman, Daniel R. Mandelker, and others) Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, 4th edition, Aspen Publishers (New York, NY), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Waste and Hazardous Materials, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, 1995; Environmental Law Practice Guide: State and Federal Law, Matthew Bender, 1995; and Governing New York State, 4th edition, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to law journals and other periodicals, including Natural Resources and Environment, International Lawyer, Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy, National Environmental Enforcement Journal, and Environmental Forum.



Environmental Law, fall, 2003, Joel A. Mintz, review of Reinventing Environmental Enforcement and the State/Federal Relationship, p. 1093.

Natural Resources and Environment, summer, 2003, JoAnne L. Dunec, review of Reinventing Environmental Enforcement and the State/Federal Relationship.