Mr. Anthony G. Gorski

Environmental Planning and Management

Personal Bio

Professor Gorski obtained his Bachelor of Science at Frostburg State University majoring in both Wildlife & Fisheries Mgmt. with minors in Biology and Chemistry.  He obtained his Juris Doctor and a Master of Studies in Environmental Law, cum laude, at the Vermont Law School.  He has over 28 years of experience in environmental, agriculture, natural resources, land use, and administrative law.  He provides advice and counsel to private individuals, small businesses and national/multi-national businesses, county and municipal governments and other governmental entities on matters involving environmental compliance, Critical Area and wetlands regulation, hazardous and solid waste management, Brownfields Redevelopment and Voluntary Cleanup,  environmental permitting and related litigation and general land use law including planning, annexation, rezoning, Development Rights and Responsibilities Agreements and water and sewer capacity allocation.  In addition to advice and compliance counseling, he represents clients in State and federal courts and administrative forums, including both trial and appellate advocacy.

Prior to entering private practice in 1997, Tony served as an Assistant Attorney General from 1991 to 1997 representing the Maryland Department of the Environment's solid waste, oil control, water pollution, hazardous waste, and other programs.  Since 1997, he has been in private practice in Annapolis, specializing in environmental, agriculture and land use law.  Prof. Gorski has taught in JHU's Graduate Engineering Program, both on campus and online, since 1995, teaching Environmental Law for Engineers and Scientists as well as Business Law for Engineers.  He has taught Environmental Law and Agricultural Water Quality Policy to undergraduate students at other institutions as well.

Education History

  • B.S. Wildlife & Fisheries Management; Biology; Chemistry, Frostburg University
  • M.S.E.L. Environmental Law, Vermont Law School
  • Juris Doctor Law and Advocacy, Vermont Law School

Work Experience

Principal, The Law Office of Anthony G. Gorski LLC


The One That Got Away – An Analysis Of Federal Regulation Of The Release Of Genetically Engineered Fish, Vol. 3, No. 2, University of Baltimore Journal of Environmental Law, p.1 (1993).

Professional Organizations

Maryland State Bar Association