Glenn M. Cooper, a shareholder in both the Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices of GrayRobinson, P.A., was recently appointed to the Congressional Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s South Florida Chapter. AILA is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that provides continuing legal education, information, professional services, and expertise through its 38 chapters and more than 50 national committees. The South Florida chapter is one of the largest in the nation and works to assist the administration of justice for immigrants in the legal system. As a member of the Congressional Committee, Cooper will regularly engage with members of Congress on matters related to immigration including advocating for comprehensive immigration reform and Cooper will continue to travel to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress as well as their staff and committees.
Cooper advocates for and represents his international clients before State and Federal government agencies. His practice focuses on assisting U.S. companies, foreign companies, investors and professionals regarding U.S. immigration laws whereby he helps clients secure business and investor visas such as the L-1, E-1, E-2, H-1B and O-1 visas. Cooper also assists clients regarding U.S. permanent residence and naturalization applications. Additionally, Cooper’s practice includes advising international clients on corporate, business and contract law matters in Florida. Cooper serves on the Board of Directors of the Quebec-Florida Chamber of Commerce. He is Co-Chair of the International Action Team of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, the economic development agency for Broward County, whose mission is to bring international business and investment to the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. Moreover, Cooper is a member of the Board of Directors and Vice-Chair of the Government Affairs Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the largest regional chamber of commerce in Florida. He is also a member of the International Committee of the Florida Chamber of Commerce where he chairs the Florida Brazil Partnership whose purpose is to promote the free flow of trade and investment between Florida and Brazil.