Rodney Fields practices primarily in areas of environmental and real estate law. After graduating from the University of Alabama in 1987, Mr. Fields worked as an Assistant State Attorney in Hillsborough County for 3 years gaining extensive trial and trial preparation experience. Mr. Fields has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of environmental law, practicing before the state’s five Water Management Districts, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Administrative Hearings and the State and Federal Courts. Mr. Fields acted as General Partner on several business ventures in Costa Rica securing all the governmental approvals and permitting for operation. Mr. Fields was General Counsel to a National Development firm handling real estate and environmental matters as well as day- to-day business matters.
In private practice Mr. Fields has represented industrial, agricultural and municipal clients in securing water use, surface water and mitigation banking permits as well as defending clients who have been cited with violations of the Water Management Districts’ rules and state law or are subject to enforcement actions by the Water Management Districts, the Environmental Protection Agency and/or the Army Corp of Engineers. In real estate, Mr. Fields has represented commercial real estate clients in negotiating and closing purchases and leases as well as eminent domain matters.
Areas of Practice
- Environmental and Real Estate Law
- University of Alabama, B.A. 1984
- University of Alabama, J.D. 1987
- The Florida Bar
- Environmental and Land Use Section
- Water Management Institute, Founding Member