United Way of Broward County has announced the appointment of Gary Rosen, Managing Shareholder of Becker, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors.
Gary has been a long-time supporter of United Way of Broward County, previously serving as a Board Member of the non-profit organization. He has also been a major donor since 2012 and involved with the Alexis de Tocqueville giving society since 2015 while serving on several of the organization’s committees.
“We’re delighted to have Gary take on the role of Chairman and to help navigate our continued service and commitment to our community,” said Kathleen Cannon, President/CEO of United Way of Broward County. “With his longtime involvement with our organization and the community, coupled with his dedication to our mission, we know he will lead us in the right direction as we fight for every person here in Broward County.”
Gary Rosen added, “I am honored to be appointed as Board Chair. This is an organization that I deeply believe in and I look forward to supporting United Way’s efforts. With the pandemic causing upheaval in so many families’ lives in Broward County, the United Way will play a bigger and more important role than ever in helping people to rebound and rebuild their health, education, and financial stability.”
Gary Rosen is the Managing Shareholder of Becker, a position he has held since February 1, 2012. He joined Becker in 1982 as a young litigation attorney who later became Chair of the firm’s 30+ attorney litigation practice. A Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation attorney, Gary has handled complex litigation for clients in the public and private sectors including county and city governments, developers, builders, corporations, condominium associations, financial institutions and physicians. Gary also represents national corporate clients in the protection of intellectual property rights through civil prosecution of trademark and copyright infringement. Gary is the 2019 recipient of the Daily Business Review’s “Attorney of the Year” award, the top honor presented by the publication as part of its annual Professional Excellence awards. Gary was honored for his work creating a pioneering professionalism and civility magistrate pilot program in Broward County Circuit Court. Florida Trend magazine has also recognized him among its “Legal Elite” in Business Litigation and as one of Florida’s 500 Most Influential Business Leaders. In 2015, he was selected as a Broward Ultimate CEO honoree, an award that recognizes business leaders of Broward County for their achievements, vision, and dedication to excellence.
United Way of Broward County
For 80 years, United Way of Broward County has united the community to tackle the most complex, critical challenges and create long-lasting positive change. United, we stand up for those who can’t stand up for themselves, united we confront those who are working hard and falling short and united we fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community.
Becker, with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast. More information is available at www.beckerlawyers.com.