David C. Miller, Esq., attorney and shareholder with law firm Bryant Miller Olive PA (BMO), advanced to the position of chair of the City, County, and Local Government Law Section of The Florida Bar. In addition, Ellie Neiberger, Esq., attorney and shareholder with the firm, was elected as an at-large member of the Section’s Executive Council.
Both took up their new positions during the Section’s annual conference in Orlando on May 10.
Miller will lead the Section ― which represents the interests of Florida’s governmental attorneys and has approximately 1,700 members ― for the next year. The Section serves as a vehicle for lawyers who serve local governments to build networks, exchange ideas, continue their legal education, and advocate on issues important to them and their clients. Miller is the third BMO lawyer to head the Section.
Miller has served on the Section’s Executive Council since 2011 and as chair-elect for the past year. He has been a member of The Florida Bar’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee and his Section’s representative to The Bar’s Council of Sections.
Neiberger joins the Section’s leadership as an at-large member of the Section’s Executive Council. She will continue to serve as the Section’s liaison with the Florida Bar Journal.
“As the third BMO lawyer to chair the City, County, and Local Government Law Section of The Florida Bar, David is well-deserving of this position; and Ellie is an exceptional choice for the at-large position,” said BMO managing shareholder Grace Dunlap, Esq. “Their dedication to sharing his legal knowledge with other attorneys, as well as their commitment to helping them network and continue their legal education, make them ideal for these very important chairmanship and at-large member positions.”
Miller is board-certified in Labor and Employment Law by The Florida Bar. An attorney for over 20 years, his focus is on labor unions, employment litigation and human resources counseling. He also represents public sector employers who sponsor pension plans. He has appeared in numerous forums, including the Florida Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and more.
For more information about Miller, visit www.bmolaw.com/lawyer/david-c-miller.
Neiberger practices appellate advocacy and litigation, with an emphasis on representing Florida governments in high-profile and complex cases and cases of first impression. Her practice involves a variety of business and government-related disputes, including labor and employment litigation, challenges to state statutes, finance issues, public records and Sunshine Law claims, and bid protests.
For more information about Neiberger, visit www.bmolaw.com/lawyer/elizabeth-ellie-neiberger.
With a distinguished 49-year history of serving its clients’ needs, Bryant Miller Olive represents governments, businesses and agencies in legal matters relating to public finance, real estate, state and local government law, complex transactions, project finance, litigation, and labor and employment. Firm attorneys are often called upon to handle some of the most complex legal issues in the boardroom and in the courtroom.
The firm has offices in Tampa, Tallahassee, Orlando, Miami, Jacksonville, Atlanta and Washington, DC. For more information, visit http://www.bmolaw.com.