Javier F. Aviñó is a Partner in Bilzin Sumberg's Land Development & Government Relations Group, where he focuses his practice in land use, zoning, and environmental law. Javier represents clients in complex matters including the development approval process, DERM permitting, planning and zoning applications, code enforcement, comprehensive planning and other environmental law areas. Javier also has experience representing both private and public sector clients before various state, county, municipal governments and regulatory bodies throughout South Florida.
Javier assists clients in obtaining the necessary development approvals for major high-rise residential condominium and rental projects, commercial and institutional buildings, single family residential developments, affordable housing developments and public/private projects.
Javier has extensive experience representing clients in the restaurant and hospitality industry with liquor licensing and permitting, including the solicitation of new licenses, the transfer of existing licenses and the resolution of any zoning or permitting issues.
In 2014, Javier was recognized as a “40 Under 40” honoree by the South Florida Business Journal, as one of the most dynamic young professionals under 40 in the South Florida area.