David M. Meezan

CONTACT INFORMATION

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Office Address:
1230 Peachtree Street, N.E
Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30309

EDUCATION

Vermont Law School
(J.D., magna cum laude, 1997)

Vermont Law School
(M.S.E.L., magna cum laude, 1997)

Emory University
(B.A., 1994)

BAR ADMISSIONS

Georgia

Tennessee

HONORS & RECOGNITION

Best Lawyers® 2021 Lawyer of the Year – Environmental Law – Atlanta

Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2007–Present)

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation (2012–Present)

Super Lawyers (2013–Present)

Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2005–2012)

David Meezan is a partner at Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter with a national practice in environmental and toxic tort litigation, environmental enforcement, permitting, compliance, and transactional matters, and hazardous materials transportation matters. David has represented clients in a variety of environmental litigation and toxic tort cases in both federal and state courts and in enforcement, compliance, and permitting matters arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as well as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and their state law counterparts.

David also routinely represents clients affected by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s hazardous materials transportation regulations, including defending clients in hazardous materials enforcement proceedings, providing compliance counseling, and submitting comments to rulemakings proposed by the Department of Transportation’s modal agencies. David also has counseled and advised clients under domestic and international greenhouse gas emission regulatory schemes, including structuring and drafting Emission Reduction Purchase Agreements under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism as well as under domestic voluntary carbon credit regimes.

David is an avid runner and cyclist. He is also an Ironman finisher, having crossed the finish line at Ironman Chattanooga in 2014.