The Florida Association of Managing Partners (FAMP) announced that Spencer Silverglate, Managing Shareholder at Clarke Silverglate P.A., has been elected chair of the organization for a two-year term. Silverglate succeeds Jamie Cole, managing director at Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske who held the position since 2012.
"It is a pleasure and an honor to chair FAMP and to work with the membership comprising dedicated attorneys, all of whom are committed to working together for the betterment of our firms, and the practice of law," said Silverglate.
FAMP was launched by Joseph Serota, one of the founding partners of Weiss Serota Helfman 14 years ago and currently includes 25 members of managing partners from mid-sized South Florida firms. Among the many subjects that the association tackles are integrating technology and law, diversity in the workplace, and dealing with the changing economic business model of law firms.
"I look forward to Spencer's leadership and vision and know that this organization is in good hands," said Cole.
Silverglate is a founding principal of Clarke Silverglate, P.A. who focuses his practice on complex commercial and employment litigation, as well as class actions and the defense of catastrophic personal injury and product liability claims. He was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1988, and is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court; the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida; the Florida Supreme Court; and the U.S. District Court, Southern District Texas. Silverglate earned his JD from the University of Florida College of Law.