Palm Beach Gardens, FL – John Fumero of Nason Yeager Gerson Harris and Fumero, P.A. has been unanimously selected by the Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners to serve as the Counsel to the Port of Palm Beach. In this role, the firm will provide a wide range of legal support to meet the Port and Board of Commissioners’ specific objectives and priorities.
The Port of Palm Beach District, an independent special district, is governed by a board of five commissioners elected at large by the voters within the district. The Port and its tenants combine to become one of the largest employers in Palm Beach County and is an economic engine for the County. Approximately 2,400 people are employed directly and indirectly because of the Port, which contributes $260 million in business revenue and $19 million in State and Federal taxes. Over $7 billion worth of commodities moves through the Port each year.
“Nason Yeager is honored to have been selected by the Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners,” said John Fumero, firm shareholder and chair of the Governmental, Environmental & Land Use Law Team. “We look forward to working closely with the district administration and the Port’s Board of Commissioners to achieve their top priorities and goals.”
Fumero will serve as the counsel for Port of Palm Beach, having over 34 years of experience in representing independent special districts, state agencies, and local governments throughout Florida in both general and special counsel capacities. He previously served as General Counsel to the South Florida Water Management District, one of the largest independent special districts in Florida.
Nason Yeager, established in 1960, provides strategic legal counsel and representation to a wide array of public and private sector clients throughout the State of Florida. The firm’s Governmental, Environmental & Land Use Law Team represents clients before every major federal, state and local agencies throughout Florida on all aspects of governmental, environmental, real estate, contracts, land use and related legal matters, and are highly experienced in governmental affairs representation and litigation related to those practice areas.
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About Nason Yeager Gerson Harris & Fumero, P.A.
Founded in 1960, Nason Yeager Gerson Harris & Fumero, P.A. is one of Florida’s oldest law firms, providing strategic legal counsel and representation to a wide array of public and private sector clients located throughout Florida and beyond. The firm’s attorneys have earned a reputation for their results-driven work, utilizing innovative legal strategies to help clients achieve their goals.
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