Personnel note: Andrea Becker joins Smith, Bryan and Myers

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Smith, Bryan & Myers has announced the addition of Attorney Andrea Becker to its firm. Becker draws on her experience in government, including three years working on Capitol Hill for Congressman Adam Putnam while he was chairman of the House Republican Conference, as well as her strong relationships and legal background to provide clients with strategic counsel for their interactions with the legislative and executive branches of state government.

For the past several years, Becker has focused on assisting clients with campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying disclosure, and pay-to-play compliance issues at the local, state and federal levels. As a graduate of the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, Becker’s background in government and law has provided the foundation to effectively represent clients in legal matters before various state agencies.

“We are very excited to announce that Andrea will be joining and augmenting our team in Tallahassee,” said Managing Partner and President Matt Bryan of Smith, Bryan & Myers. “Andrea’s background and expertise will be an asset to our team, and she will undoubtedly enhance the service we provide to our clients. We look forward to Andrea’s dynamism as she begins, and grows into, her new role with our firm.”   

Smith, Bryan & Myers represents clients in a variety of professions, including health care, gaming, local government, insurance, education, corrections, technology, commercial development and the beverage industry.

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