Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Arthur J. Furia, a partner in the firm's Miami office, was elected again as general counsel to the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). NIAF elected their new Board of Directors for the 2013-2017 term during a March 15, 2013 meeting. Actively involved with the organization for many years, Mr. Furia is very gratified to continue his role through 2017.
Mr. Furia’s areas of legal practice include corporate and business law; domestic and international business planning; mergers and acquisitions; partnership formation and joint ventures; venture and mezzanine equity raising and distribution and licensing and corporate governance for not-for-profit organizations. A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native born in 1953, Mr. Furia received his Bachelor degree in Business Administration in 1974 and his law degree in 1980 from Villanova University. Prior to his law career, he practiced as a certified public accountant with Ernst& Young in their Philadelphia office.
The National Italian American Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., and dedicated to preserving the heritage of Italian Americans.