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111 NW 1st Street, Suite 2810
Miami, Florida 33128

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305.375.5151

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Attorney Profile

Christopher J. Wahl

Practice Areas

  • Zoning, Land Use & Environment
  • Governmental Affairs

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., Cum Laude, 2013, J.D.,
  • University of Florida, B.A. in Spanish and Russian, Summa Cum Laude, 2009

Clerkship

  • Hon. Robin S. Rosenbaum, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2016-2017
  • Hon. Cecilia M. Altonaga, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2015-2016

Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2016
  • New York, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2016

Christopher J. Wahl

Joined the Office in 2017
Assistant County Attorney

[email protected] 305-375-3925

Christopher J. Wahl provides legislative, regulatory, and litigation counsel to the County on matters relating to the environment, land use, zoning, and animal services.  His duties include drafting legislation, providing regulatory and enforcement counsel to County departments, advising County boards, assisting with the County's lobbying efforts, and representing the County before federal, state, and administrative tribunals at both the trial and appellate levels.  Prior to joining the office, he clerked for two federal judges and worked as a litigation associate in two prominent law firms.  He graduated cum laude from Penn Law, where he served as a legal writing instructor, a chair of the Moot Court Board, and the managing editor of the online edition of the Journal of Constitutional Law.  He also interned for the Honorable Chris M. McAliley, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. 

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Stearns Weaver Miller PA, 2016
  • Associate, Fried Frank LLP, 2014-2015

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

  • Keeping Heller Out of the Home: Homeowners Associations and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, 15 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1003 (2015)

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • Newsletter Committee, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter