Glenn M. Cooper, a shareholder in both the Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices of GrayRobinson, P.A., has been appointed to chair the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s International Action Team. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance is dedicated to building a stronger and more diversified economy in Broward County and the International Action Team is 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.
“Glenn’s experience is a great complement to this organization’s mission,” said GrayRobinson President Byrd F. “Biff” Marshall, Jr. “As a region that is perfectly positioned to capitalize on these opportunities, we are confident that the Alliance will make several milestones during the next year under Glenn’s leadership and knowledge.”
Cooper concentrates his practice at GrayRobinson on employment and labor, immigration, and international business 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 is also a member of the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s international committee, where he was recently appointed to chair the Florida Brazil Partnership – an organization dedicated to promoting the free flow of trade and investment between Florida and Brazil.
Cooper earned his juris doctorate degree at Nova Southeastern University and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.