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Steven D. Weber

Charlotte | 704.335.9065
Columbia | By Appointment Only
Atlanta | By Appointment Only
Mobile | 704.957.7668
Fax | 704.334.4706

Steve Weber focuses his practice on environmental, administrative, and municipal law, as well as class action litigation. Steve has experience in regulatory compliance matters, business transactions involving environmental issues, and environmental litigation. Steve also regularly participates in environmental and business class action litigation.

Steve authors articles on environmental law and compliance issues and is a regular speaker on emerging environmental issues.

While at the University of the Pacific, Steve was the associate legislation editor of the Pacific Law Journal.

Representative Experience

  • Utility, mining, forest products, waste services, and chemical manufacturing.
  • Water quality permitting, compliance, and litigation, including interbasin transfers, drought management, wetlands, NPDES permitting, and hydropower matters.
  • Federal Superfund litigation and state court litigation involving groundwater and hazardous waste contamination.
  • Environmental insurance litigation.
  • Appeals of agency orders.
  • Hazardous waste compliance and responses to notices of violation under RCRA.
  • Citizen suits under RCRA, CERCLA, and other environmental statutes.
  • Clean Air Act Title V permitting and other air matters.
  • Environmental permitting issues.
  • Solid and hazardous waste management and disposal matters.
  • Underground storage tank regulation and cleanups.
  • Environmental issues in business transactions, including due diligence reviews and environmental audits and site assessments.
  • Environmental and business class action litigation.
  • TSCA compliance matters.
  • Brownfield redevelopment.
  • Environmental professional negligence defense.
  • Annexation, zoning, and land use planning.
  • Odor and nuisance compliance and litigation.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation, 2011-2022
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Environmental Law, 2009-2021
  • Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" in Environmental Law, 2009, 2012-2013, 2016, 2018-2019
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009
  • Charlotte Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, 2003
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV® Distinguished™ in Environmental; Municipalities & Counties; Litigation; Class Action Defense; Resort, Hospitality & Planned Development; Renewable Energy; Eco-Business


  • North Carolina Environmental Management Commission, 2005-2009
  • Leadership Charlotte, Class of XXIII
  • Mecklenburg County Air Quality Commission, Chairman, 2003-2005
  • Mecklenburg County Environmental Policy Coordinating Council, Chairman, 2003-2005
  • Mecklenburg County Environmental Protection Commission, Chairman, 1999-2003; Vice-Chair, 1997-1999
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Young Professional of the Year