David Röttgen is a founding partner of WasteandChemicals as well as Ambientalex, a law firm that has offices in Milan, Florence and Rome. Prior to this, he worked with both international and Italian law firms specialised in environmental law.

David provides extra judicial counseling to multinational companies and industry associations, including counseling in regulatory proceedings at national and community levels. Additionally, he is a member of the national Commission for the granting of IPPC authorisations of the Italian Ministry of the Environment. Finally, David published many articles and publications on his specialised topics and frequently takes part as a speaker in conferences, workshops and training courses in environmental law.