Executive Staff at The Berman Law Group
At The Berman Law Group, our attorneys are supported by executive staff members who help our firm thrive. Get to know each of our executive staff members and government relations advisors below.
Our Executive Staff
Vice President of Marketing (Non-Attorney)
You may have seen Evan in national TV ads for Ovaltine, reciting that famous line, “More Ovaltine, please!” or on various MTV series or more recently for his lead role on the reality show Ivana Young Man, hosted by Ivana Trump. A true Florida boy, born and raised, Evan is as passionate about the community as he is entertaining them. While attending the University of Central Florida as an Interpersonal Communications and Film major, Evan interned at ABC network affiliate WPLG, gaining invaluable experience connecting with the community. A humanitarian at heart, in 2013 he was the recipient of the South Florida Young Philanthropy Award by Simply the Best. Evan spends his free time entertaining his family at home. Now residing in Coral Springs, Florida, Evan is happily married and the father of two boys.
Director of Case Management (Non-Attorney)
Mr. Corbera is the Director of Case Management at The Berman Law Group. Passionate about helping those in need, particularly those who have been victims of serious injury accidents, he brings an extensive working knowledge to the insurance industry, having spent many years as a direct liaison for those injured in serious accidents. Mr. Corbera has handled millions of insurance company dollars during his insurance career, which began at The Corbera Insurance Agency, a full-service insurance brokerage in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He later moved to Florida after becoming a licensed insurance adjuster in the state. For more than 15 years, Mr. Corbera held managerial positions with several major insurance companies, working in the trenches and learning the intricacies of insurance laws, policies, and regulations.
More recently, Mr. Corbera was employed as a litigation supervisor for CNA Insurance Company, where his duties included direct handling of significant injury cases, supervision of defense counsel activities throughout the United States, and settlement negotiations at hundreds of mediations.
As a very active and involved member of the local community, especially throughout Hispanic neighborhoods, Mr. Corbera donates his time and energy to helping the less advantaged and underprivileged. He is also an active member of the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce, where he is involved in Boca leadership, serving as an Ambassador for the organization. Additionally, he is the founding member of Community Networking Leaders, LLC, a non-profit organization created to bring together active business leaders for networking and philanthropic opportunities.
Our Government Relations Division
Director of Government Relations (Non-Attorney)
As a former state senator and Democratic whip of the Florida House, Joseph Abruzzo brings a wealth of business and economic development experience to serve clients of Berman Law Group. Following his service in the U.S. Coast Guard, Mr. Abruzzo served in both Florida’s Senate and House of Representatives for the 81st District. He has authored legislation enforcing equal treatment of protected classes, including laws that prohibit discrimination against members of the LGBT community in situations involving housing. Mr. Abruzzo also served as Chief Administration Aide to the Office of Criminal Conflict and the Civil Regional Council. He is a graduate of Lynn University and was appointed by the Boca Raton City Council to the Boca Raton Education Advisory Board.
Senior Advisor (Non-Attorney)
Mr. Biden worked in the Clinton Administration as a Director of Legislative and Congressional Affairs and was involved in the election campaigns of his brother, Joe Biden, and nephew, Joseph R. Biden III, as an advisor and unpaid campaign coordinator over many years. For the past several years, Mr. Biden served as the Director of a major philanthropy in Central America providing pediatric AIDS relief, building homes, and providing scholarships for the poorest of the poor. He has been a Member of Board of Advisors at EXO U Inc since August 2014. Mr. Biden’s partnership in building the largest and first Platinum LEED-certified development in Costa Rica. Mr. Biden attended the University of Delaware, Cornell University, and Pepperdine Law School.
Mr. Gotha worked as Cabinet Affairs Director for Agriculture & Consumer Services Commissioner Nikki Fried. He served as a Senior Consultant on Commissioner Fried’s campaign and transition team and consulted on a wide array of presidential, congressional, state, and local campaigns. Prior to working with Commissioner Fried, Matthew Served as the Chief of Staff to Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen, helping the Mayor oversee Agency Directors, analyze budget requests, and policy research and formation. He has also served as an Advisor to former U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd and Legislative Aide to former Senator Dave Aronberg. Mr. Gotha served as VP of Business Development & Government Relations for Spectrum Consulting Group, where he served as the company liaison to the state and local government. He was tasked with consulting for land use changes, procurement issues, and regulatory concerns. Matthew is a graduate of Florida State University with a B.S. in Public Policy.