Brian D. Elias Appointed Chairman of the City of Miami Beach Planning Board


Brian D. Elias

Fowler White Burnett is pleased to announce that Shareholder, Brian D. Elias, has been appointed Chairman of the City of Miami Beach’s Planning Board.

The City of Miami Beach Planning Board is responsible for the City’s comprehensive planning process and modifications to the land development regulations. This includes new codes and code amendments, as well as changes to the comprehensive plan. In addition to these areas, the Planning Board administers the Conditional Use and Neighborhood Impact Establishment processes.

Brian D. Elias, with more than 25 years representing brokerage firms, corporations and individuals, focuses his practice on a wide array of business litigation and arbitration matters.  Elias has been recognized as an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and by Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation.  He has also been consistently named as Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide.

Elias received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Southern Methodist and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law.

About Fowler White Burnett, P.A.
Fowler White Burnett is a full service law firm with more than 80 lawyers and 3 offices located in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.   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 & Securities, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Environmental & Land Use, Family Law, Real Estate, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Securities Litigation & Arbitration, International Tax and Trusts & Estates. For more information, please visit

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