Geoffrey Duane Smith

Geoffrey Duane Smith

  • Environmental Law, Health Care Law
  • Florida
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  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
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Activities: Biographical Summary: Geoffrey D. Smith has over 24 years of attorney experience in the areas of health care law, environmental law, administrative law, general civil litigation, and corporate law. Prior to entering private law practice he served as a senior counsel for the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation, and was a founder of that Agencyâs complex litigation team. He was a partner in the law firm of Blank, Meenan & Smith where he practiced for 15 years, before founding Smith & Associates. He is an âAVâ rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell. Education: Bachelor of Science in Government, Florida State University, Magna Cum Laude; J.D.- Florida State University, College of Law, Magna Cum Laude; Key Practice Areas: Health Care Law: Certificate of Need litigation Facility Licensure and regulation Professional Licensing and Disciplinary Proceedings Reimbursement Disputes Starke Law; Medicaid/Medicare Fraud and Abuse Issues Federal EMTALA; Florida Access to Emergency Medicine Mergers and Acquisitions Change in Ownership (CHOW) proceedings General Legal Representation of Hospitals, Hospices, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, Assisted Living Facilities, Pharmacies, Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dentists, and other health care providers and professionals. Environmental Law: Environmental Resource Permitting Marina Permitting, Dock Permitting Solid and Hazardous Waste Regulation; RCRA Groundwater Contamination and Cleanup; CERCLA Petroleum Storage Tank Regulation Surface Water Quality Regulation; TMDL Stormwater Regulation General Environmental Permitting and Enforcement Issues Land Use: Local Planning and Zoning Commission Proceedings Land Development Regulations and Disputes City and County Commission Appeals Comprehensive Planning Amendments Bert Harris Property Rights Act Proceedings Administrative Law: Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) , Formal Proceedings Bid Protests and Public Procurement Disputes Rule Challenge Proceedings Rule Development Proceedings Section 120.57 Proceedings Governmental Relations: Executive Branch Registered Lobbyist Agency for Health Care Administration Department of Environmental Protection Department of Health Department of Transportation Agency for Persons with Disabilities Department of Children and Families Governor and Cabinet
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