Miami, FL – Fowler White Burnett has hired several new attorneys in keeping with its substantial legal team expansion plan announced earlier in 2014 to accommodate its growing local, national and international business. The firm has also successfully launched its Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice, after having expanded into the International Tax, and Environmental and Land Use practice areas in 2013.
Gregory R. Barthelette joins Fowler White Burnett as an associate in the firm’s Insurance Defense/Coverage Practice Group. He has experience in representing plaintiffs and defendants in insurance coverage disputes, commercial litigation and personal injury matters.
He received his J.D. with honors from the Nova Southeastern University Shepard College of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida.
Barthelette is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern districts in Florida. He is a member of the Broward County Bar Association and the Broward County Christian Lawyers Association.
Allegra P. Clemente has also joined Fowler White Burnett in the firm’s Family Law Practice Group. She has experience handling all aspects of family law, including dissolution of marriage, child custody disputes, paternity and post judgment modifications.
She received her J.D. degree from the St. Thomas University School of Law and a B.A. from Montclair State University.
Phillips Clemente is admitted to practice law in Florida for the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida, and in New Jersey for the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.
She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and serves on the board of the Broward County Women Lawyers Association.
Recently joining Fowler White Burnett as well is Michelle D. Cofiño, who will work in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She has experience handling complex commercial litigation disputes, including contractual disputes, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) foreclosures, construction litigation, mechanics' lien disputes and creditor/debtor disputes.
Diaz Cofiño received her J.D. degree from the St. Thomas University School of Law and a B.A. from Barry University.
Diaz Cofiño, who is fluent in Spanish, is admitted to practice law in Florida for the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida, and in the U.S. Tax Court. She is a member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division; and the Cuban American Bar Association.
About Fowler White Burnett, P.A.
With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Fowler White Burnett is a full-service law firm and nationally recognized leader in the areas of Aviation, Maritime and Healthcare. The firm’s lawyers provide client-focused, proven legal strategies and business solutions to domestic and international clients across a wide spectrum of practice areas including Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Class Action, Commercial Litigation, Corporate and Securities, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Environmental and Land Use, Family Law, Real Estate, Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Securities Litigation & Arbitration, International Tax and Trusts & Estates. For more information, please visit www.fowler-white.com.