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Justin Luger Reappointed to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Litigation attorney Justin Luger, has been reappointed to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. This will be his third consecutive year on the Board.

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Brooke Ehrlich Gives Presentation to Florida Association of Managing Partners on “#MeToo in the Law Firm: Lessons For Managing Partners from the Post-Weinstein Reckoning.”

On September 12, 2018, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman labor and employment attorney Brooke Ehrlich gave a presentation to the Florida Association of Managing Partners entitled, “#MeToo in the Law Firm: Lessons For Managing Partners from the Post-Weinstein Reckoning.”  The purpose of Brooke’s presentation was to discuss the impact and implications of the #MeToo movement, and to contemplate the lessons that managing partners can take away from it.

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Anne Flanigan, Matthew Mandel and Adam Hapner Sworn in as Board Members of the Federal Bar Association’s Broward Chapter

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Pete Waldman Speaks at BCBA Government Law CLE on Local Agency Program

On August 22, 2018, firm partner, Pete Waldman, spoke at the Broward County Bar Association's government law CLE concerning the Local Agency Program. He is pictured with firm partner, Alison Smith, co-chair of the government law section, which hosted the event, and firm attorney, Alicia Gonzalez.

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Alan Fertel Interviewed By WIOD & WQAM Sports Talk Radio Stations

Chair of our Sports and Entertainment Law Group, Alan Fertel, was interviewed by both WIOD and WQAM sports talk radio stations regarding the Urban Meyer/Zach Smith scandal at Ohio State University. He provided commentary on the Ohio State University "independent" Investigation, conduct that causes a breach of coaching contracts, morals clauses, Title IX violations, the NCAA, the  importance of accurately getting out in front of a story, accountability  and damage control.  Alan discussed the incredible power of successful college football coaches and the appropriate way to conduct a Title IX investigation in the current "politically correct" environment.  Alan used his experience in drafting and litigating  morals clauses and coaching/athletic director contracts to  provide insight on these issues, as well as the effect of  the recent ”me too” movement and  improper conduct of various athletes in violation of their morals clauses to explain the legal consequences  and potential ramifications of violating such clauses.

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Joe Hernandez Participates in “Caribbean Hospitality Investment Summit” BISNOW Event

Chair of the Real Estate Department, Joe Hernandez, participated in the “Caribbean Hospitality Investment Summit” BISNOW Event on August 23rd in Miami.  Joe served as moderator for the panel entitled, “Building For Resiliency: Strengthening Workforce, Housing and Mitigating Future Risk.”

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Cliff Schulman Interviewed on Fried on Business Radio Program

Partner, Cliff Schulman was interviewed on 880 am’s Fried on Business radio program on August 17th.  Cliff, who serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Miami-Dade Urban Debate League (MDUDL), was interviewed with other members of the organization and one of their championship debaters from American High School about its goals, benefits, and mission.  “MDUDL is aimed at building a local community of active individuals committed to teaching urban youth to think, communicate, collaborate and love learning through the academic “sport” of Policy Debate.”

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Michael Kantor Participates in Seminar Group’s “Labor & Employment Law Conference"

Labor & Employment attorney, Michael Kantor, participated in the Seminar Group’s “Labor & Employment Law Conference” on August 14th in Miami.  Michael presented on Medical Marijuana and Other Prescription Drugs in the Workplace.

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Justin Luger Hosts Two Events for HYPE Miami

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Jamie Cole Participates in Mirarmar Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Issues With ICE Facility Located in Mirarmar

Jamie Cole, the Firm's Broward Managing Director and Miramar City Attorney, was honored to participate in a town hall meeting with Congressman Alcee Hastings, Congresswoman Frederika Wilson, Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam and Miramar Police Chief Dexter Williams regarding problems caused by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility located in Miramar.

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