MIAMI, FL — February 05, 2013 — Glenn M. Cooper, a shareholder in both the Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices of GrayRobinson, P.A., has been recently appointed to chair the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Florida Brazil Partnership. At the partnership, he will lead efforts to promote the free flow of trade and investment between Florida and Brazil. Cooper will also support the organization by developing both state and federal legislative and regulatory priorities for presentation to the Chamber’s International Business Council as it develops a legislative trade promotion agenda.
“We applaud Glenn for his ongoing dedication to this organization as it shows strong commitment to his chosen practice area of international law,” said GrayRobinson President Byrd F. “Biff” Marshall, Jr. “With Brazil currently standing as Florida’s largest trade market, this is also a commitment that has the potential to yield great benefits to the state’s economy.”
Cooper concentrates his practice at GrayRobinson on employment and labor, immigration, and international law. His work includes assisting U.S. companies, foreign companies, investors and professionals with the interpretation of U.S. immigration laws, helping clients secure business and investor visas, obtain permanent residency and advising employers on immigration compliance. He also advises clients on business law matters in the state of Florida.
He is a member of The Florida Bar’s International Law Section and is an active member of the international advisory committee of the Miami-Dade Economic Development Agency’s Beacon Council. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce where he is chair of public policy for the government affairs group. He was also recently appointed to chair the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s International Action Team – a joint effort between the organization and the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development to promote direct foreign investment and international trade in the local area.
Cooper earned his juris doctorate degree at Nova Southeastern University and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.