The Firm’s Broward Office Managing Director Jamie Cole and Partner Robert Meyers conducted an ethics training class for Broward County elected officials through the Broward League [...]
Robert Meyers practices in the areas of ethics and governance, and serves as ethics counsel to the firm’s municipal clients. As more regulations are being adopted, Robert advises municipal elected officials on these new standards and helps them make informed choices.
As a former Executive Director of the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust, Robert oversaw all operations, including enforcement, providing advice, training and education. While heading the Ethics Commission, he drafted hundreds of ethics opinions and analyzed state, county and municipal ethics codes. Robert also assisted with drafting model ethics codes and amendments to existing ethics codes in Miami-Dade County and across Florida. Under his watch, the Ethics Commission was recognized as a model local ethics commission and received accolades for its innovative programming and outreach activities, from organizations such as Transparency International, the National Association of Counties, and the National League of Cities.
Robert is a former professor at Florida International University and the University of Tennessee where he taught courses in law, ethics and government. As a leading authority in the field of governmental ethics, he has been a panelist at local, state and national conferences sponsored by the National League of Cities, the Florida League of Cities, the American Bar Association, the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association, the National Institute of Government Purchasers and the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws.
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