Elizabeth Coppolecchia of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was elected Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Arts and Business Council (ABC). The Arts and Business Council of Miami strives to build a sustainable cultural ecosystem through creating partnerships between business, entrepreneurs and the arts. ABC provides meaningful engagement opportunities with the arts to inspire employees, stimulate innovation and foster creativity. Moreover, ABC, in conjunction with Dade Legal Aid, runs Miami’s Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program, which assists in providing pro bono legal services to creatives in the local market.
Coppolecchia is passionate about the art community. She was named Treasurer for the Brickell Avenue Literary Society in 2017 and is currently a member of the Perez Art Museum Miami Contemporaries’ Steering Committee. She previously served as Vice President of the Bakehouse Art Complex’s Board of Directors.
In her legal practice, Coppolecchia represents private and governmental entities in South Florida in state and federal court. She handles complex commercial and business litigation and also represents municipalities and other governmental entities in disputes throughout Florida. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced complex commercial litigation at two large international law firms where she focused on class action lawsuits, products liability claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, developer disputes, actions arising under Florida Securities and Investor Protection Act and actions arising under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Coppolecchia earned both her J.D. and her undergraduate degrees from the University of Miami. She was executive editor of the University of Miami Law Review and was valedictorian of her law school class.
About Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L.
Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L. is a prominent South Florida law firm serving corporate, governmental and individual clients with an integrated array of professional services including commercial litigation, land-use and real estate law, construction law, communications and cable law, labor and employment law, governmental law and governmental relations. The firm has offices in Coral Gables, Ft. Lauderdale and Boca Raton.