Howard L. Gilberg
Howard L. Gilberg
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214.692.7121 (Direct)
214.692.6610 (Fax)
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
750 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75201

Mr. Gilberg, a shareholder in the firm, has been practicing environmental law since 1981, concentrating in air quality and hazardous waste-related issues affecting manufacturing industries and economic development interests. Mr. Gilberg regularly handles complex and contested air, water, stormwater and waste-related permitting issues, surface and subsurface contamination problems, and regulatory enforcement actions. A significant part of his practice also includes strategic environmental counseling and risk management in the purchase and sale of business interests and real estate. Ambient and indoor air quality, water quality and availability, toxic substances, and matters involving the Texas State Department of Health Services and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are also an important part of his practice.


  • J.D. -  Indiana University School of Law - 1981 (cum laude)
  • Undergraduate degree - University of Virginia - 1977 (with honors)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Illinois (inactive)

Court Admissions

  • The United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and District of Columbia Circuits
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas


  • Named as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas: Environmental Law 2014-2016 by D Magazine.
  • Listed among the Who's Who of American Lawyers

Board Memberships

  • Chair, Greater Dallas Regional Chamber, Energy and Environment Committee 2016-  
  • North Texas Clean Air Steering Committee, 2004 - 2012.
  • Trinity Commons Foundation, 2008 - present.
  • Chair, Temple Emanu-el Foundation 2013 - 2015; former two-time Temple Emanu-el Board member.
  • Chair, North Texas Clean Air Coalition, 1998 - 2004; Board member through 2011.
  • Co-Founder, Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce Environmental Task Force, 1998.
  • Chair, Dallas-Fort Worth Ozone Non-Attainment Area Emissions Reduction Credit Organization, 1997-1998; drafter of organizational By-Laws.
  • Air Quality Advisory Committee of the North Central Texas Council of Governments, 1995 -1997.
  • Editorial Board, Environmental Protection magazine, 1997 - 2014.

Authoring and Presenting

  • Frequent speaker and writer (over 100 pieces) on a wide range of environmental topics and has been interviewed for radio, television, and written publications concerning the environment, particularly the management and control of air pollution.