The law firm joins the TBBCA national pARTnership Movement of Americans for the Arts
TAMPA, Fla. (June 8, 2020) – Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts (“Tampa Bay BCA” – “TBBCA”) welcomes Stearns Weaver Miller to the national pARTnerhip Movement of Americans for the Arts.
“We are proud to welcome Stearns Weaver Miller as Chair’s Circle pARTner,” said Susana Weymouth, TBBCA Executive Director. “By strategically aligning with national leaders in support and promotion of the arts, the firm is helping to ensure a healthy and prosperous business and arts and cultural ecosystem.”
“I have long maintained an unwavering commitment to TBBCA and support for the arts in our community,” remarked Sharon Britton, TBBCA Board Vice President and Shareholder, Stearns Weaver Miller. “I am pleased to join together the strengths of Stearns Weaver Miller with my leadership role in supporting one of Tampa Bay’s leading non-profits dedicated to promoting business and cultural growth through recognition of the role of the creative arts in societal advance.”
About Stearns Weaver Miller
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson is a full service law firm with steadfast commitment to the highest-quality practice of law and service to its clients. A commitment to the community is fundamental to the very fabric of the Firm. It proudly supports a myriad of not-for-profit organizations impacting the arts, children and families, community services, education, the environment and public interest, health and wellness, and legal services throughout the state. With offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Tallahassee, and Coral Gables, Florida, Stearns Weaver Miller offers multidisciplinary solutions with a focus on Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Business Restructuring, Corporate & Securities, Government & Administrative, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Land Development, Zoning & Environmental and Tax. As part of an ongoing expansion of its Tampa footprint, in the past year the Firm has added Sharon Britton, Shareholder; Land Development and Real Estate Shareholder Elise Batsel; Attorney Kevin Reali; experienced commercial lending Shareholder Jennifer Powers; and Former Leon County Assistant County Attorney Jessica M. Icerman. www.stearnsweaver.com.
About Sharon Carlstedt Britton
Sharon Britton has nearly three decades of experience litigating a variety of complex commercial matters, including contracts, healthcare, insurance, white collar and intellectual property. Her multiple areas of expertise include complex commercial disputes, and significant trial experience on behalf of well-known, national companies. Notably, Sharon has successfully defended record labels, music publishers and artists against Internet companies in high-profile copyright infringement cases. Sharon earned her J.D., cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center and B.A., magna cum laude, from The American University. firstname.lastname@example.org | 813-222-5025
TBBCA is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit with the mission to unite businesses to champion arts and culture for a prosperous community. The arts are good for business, and business is good for the arts. Founded in 1989 as one of the national Business Committees for the Arts, the Tampa Bay BCA is part of the private sector network and national pARTnership Movement of Americans for the Arts. TBBCA pARTnerships help sustain the non-profit’s mission and support programs, including Hillsborough Artist Relief Program with over $200,000 emergency grants to meet critical needs of artists, the Culturepreneur Leadership Intern Program, and the Charlie Hounchell Art Stars Scholarships that provide financial tuition assistance for higher education in the arts. www.tbbca.org