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David M. Levin

2033 Main Street, Suite 600
Postal Drawer 4195
Sarasota, Florida  34237
(941) 366-8100
fax: (941) 366-6384
e-mail: [email protected]

David M. Levin is a shareholder with the law firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A. of Sarasota, Florida. He limits his practice to immigration, environmental, land use and governmental law.

After receiving a B.S. degree in Biology from Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut in 1975 and serving as a biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,  Mr. Levin earned his law degree from Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama in 1979.

To further his training in environmental and international law, Mr. Levin attended the University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida, and earned the prestigious Master of Law (LL.M.) Degree in Ocean and Coastal Law in 1980.

Prior to joining Icard/Merrill in 1987, Mr. Levin was Assistant General Counsel to the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation, Environmental Prosecutor for the State Attorney for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit (Sarasota, Manatee & Desoto Counties), and Assistant Director of the Sarasota County Legal Department.

Mr. Levin has also been involved in administrative rulemaking and rule challenges, and has represented both public and private clients in litigation before federal, state, and administrative tribunals.

Mr. Levin has represented both private and public clients concerning legal matters including, but not limited to:


Real Property Transactions

Federal, state and local dredge and fill permitting

Coastal Construction

Dock, seawall and marina permitting

Mangrove alteration

Stormwater discharges

Wastewater collection and treatment

Landfill permitting

Groundwater contamination

Environmental audits

State submerged lands