Saturday, February 4, 2012

Brian K. Furgala elected president of the Employee Benefits Council for Central Florida

Brian K. Furgala

Orlando, FL – January 26, 2012 – Brian K. Furgala, an associate in the Orlando office of GrayRobinson, P.A., was elected president of the Employee Benefits Council for Central Florida for a one-year term. Founded in 1982, the Council provides a forum for the interchange of ideas, information and techniques to assist professionals in serving their clients’ needs in the area of employee benefits. 

“We are proud of Brian’s many leadership roles in the community,” said GrayRobinson President Byrd F. “Biff” Marshall Jr. “With well over a decade of experience in employee benefits, we are confident he will provide excellent leadership to the Employee Benefits Council for Central Florida.”

Furgala focuses his practice on the design, installation and operation of qualified and non-qualified retirement and welfare plans. He also defends employers against claims in the investigation and litigation stages at the federal, state and local levels, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation and wage and hour issues.  In addition, he assists the Intellectual Property Law section in directing clients through the process of obtaining copyrights and trademarks and protecting valuable trade and business secrets, including enforcing rights related to trademark and copyright matters.

Aside from serving on the board of the Employee Benefits Council of Central Florida since 2007, Furgala is a member of The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association and the Orange County Bar Association. He is the vice chair of the ASPPA Education and Examination Committee and vice president of the ASPPA Benefits Council of Central Florida. He is also on the board of directors of the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce and the Habitat for Humanity for Greater Apopka.

Furgala earned his juris doctorate from Barry University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace College. He graduated from Leadership Apopka, Class II..
About GrayRobinson, P.A. 
Founded in 1970, GrayRobinson is a full-service law firm providing legal assistance across the state of Florida. With more than 250 attorneys and 10 offices from Tallahassee to Key West, GrayRobinson proudly provides legal assistance for Fortune 500 companies, emerging businesses, lending institutions, local and state governments, developers, entrepreneurs and individuals. Throughout the years, GrayRobinson has continued to stay ahead of the curve with a firm commitment to creativity and innovation. For more information, visit


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