Boca Raton, FL – Nason Yeager shareholder John Fumero has been appointed as the City Attorney for the City of Okeechobee. Fumero focuses his practice on serving as general and special counsel to cities, counties, special taxing districts and other governmental entities throughout the state of Florida.
In his role as the City Attorney, Fumero provides comprehensive and effective legal advice, guidance and representation to the City Council, City Department Heads, and City Boards in an effort to protect the interests and well-being of the residents and City Council of the City of Okeechobee. Fumero’s duties include drafting and reviewing City contracts, agreements, and ordinances, as well as representing the city in all litigation matters, and ensuring compliance with pertinent state, federal, and local laws.
“I am honored to work on behalf of the City and residents of Okeechobee,” Fumero said. “I look forward to working closely with the mayor and members of the city council to achieve important city priorities and goals.”
Fumero, for over three decades, has provided strategic legal counsel to a wide array of public and private sector clients throughout the State of Florida. He is board certified by the Florida Bar in State and Federal Governmental & Administrative Law. He formerly served as General Counsel to the South Florida Water Management District. His practice encompasses procurement, public/private partnerships, property rights, zoning/land use, environmental permitting, public works, including sunshine, ethics and public records laws, as well as litigation related to these areas of law in administrative, state & federal courts. He is also a Florida Supreme Court-certified mediator.