Allan Floro Recognized for Commitment to Environmental Law


    ROCHESTER, NY, December 29, 2017 — Allan Floro has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Floro has served as an associate, partner and counsel with Nixon Peabody LLP since 1983. In this position, he represents manufacturers, investors, financial institutions, developers, and municipalities in all aspects of environmental regulation and to ensure compliance with the ever-changing regulations that can impose significant penalties for violation and require modifications to operations, training, and recordkeeping. Additionally, he is noted for his focus on matters relating to environmental law, particularly in the areas of hazardous, solid and radioactive waste management, RCRA corrective action, site remediation, asbestos management, release reporting, NEPA and NY State Environmental Quality Review Act review, and environmental due diligence for transactions. Throughout his career, he has represented buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders, investors, syndicators and underwriters in myriad transactions involving the transfer of national and international real properties and businesses. While working with clients who have properties subject to federal and state programs, he ensures compliance with program requirements, appropriate allocation of cost among responsible parties, and return of the property to an appropriate use.

Prior to pursuing a career in law, Mr. Floro received a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Binghamton University in 1978 where he was also made a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to attend Cornell Law School, where he completed a JD, magna cum laude, in 1983 where he was made a member of the Order of the Coif. He is admitted to practice in New York, as well as before the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. He is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Additionally, he completed a Master of Arts in theology with the Northeastern Seminary in 2014.

A respected voice in the field of environmental law, Mr. Floro has been listed as a Top Rated Environmental Attorney in New York by Super Lawyers since 2011. In addition, he has been recognized among the Best Lawyers in America in Environmental Law in New York since 2012. Most recently, he was named a Best Lawyer in Environmental Law in Rochester in 2017, and he holds an AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell. He takes great pride in his ability to develop strategies to address client needs through listening to clients and applying analytical reasoning. Above all, he enjoys being able to achieve the results that clients desire while benefiting others, the environment and the community as a whole. As he moves forward with his career, Mr. Floro intends to remain involved in community and religious service organizations.

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