TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014
Vincent Marchetti, a shareholder in the Environment and Land Development Practice Group at the Tampa office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Tampa Sports Authority. Experienced in sports law matters, Marchetti is a former chairman of the Authority. His term as Secretary/Treasurer began August 1, 2014. Marchetti will also Chair the Sport’s Authority’s Finance Committee for the next year.
Governed by a board of 11 members, the Tampa Sports Authority was created for the purpose of planning, developing and maintaining a comprehensive complex of sports and recreational facilities for the Tampa Bay area. The Authority currently manages Raymond James Stadium and the three city public golf courses. They also serve as the landlord for George Steinbrenner Field and the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
“I am proud to accept this position with the Tampa Sports Authority,” said Marchetti. “The work to be performed by the Sports Authority for the community over the next several years will be critical in ensuring that the Tampa Bay area remains nationally recognized as a leader in sports, both amateur and professional, as well as entertainment.”
At Greenberg Traurig, Marchetti focuses his practice on land use, zoning, permitting, land use litigation and governmental affairs. Certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in city, county and local government law, Marchetti has advised numerous boards and authorities within local government on these issues. He also has extensive experience representing clients in residential, commercial, industrial and mixed-use projects, including shopping centers, office buildings, planned unit developments, hotels, and public facilities in the Tampa Bay region and the State of Florida. He is experienced in land use litigation matters as well as mediation.
“I am excited to work with Mr. Marchetti as he begins his tenure as the Secretary/Treasurer of our board,” said Eric Hart, President/ CEO of the Tampa Sports Authority. "The combination of his past chairman experience and tenure on the board, will be of great value to the Authority and the citizens of Hillsborough County.”
Throughout his career, Marchetti has received numerous awards and recognitions for his work. Most recently, Marchetti was listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, 2013-2014 and was honored as a team member by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Government Relations Law Firm of the Year," 2014.
About Greenberg Traurig – Tampa
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