Managing Partner Named United Way Of Miami-Dade Board Member

Press Release
June 30, 2008

Miami, Florida, June 30, 2008 - Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP announced today that John C. Sumberg, Managing Partner, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Miami-Dade. Mr. Sumberg was voted in by the Board of Directors and Trustees at the non-profit organization's Annual Meeting and Volunteer Awards Program, held on June 30th, 2008, thereby commencing his term. Mr. Sumberg currently serves as Trustee of the United Way of Miami-Dade, and is also the 2008 Cabinet Alexis de Tocqueville Society Co-Chair of the United Way of Miami-Dade.

As Managing Partner of Bilzin Sumberg, Mr. Sumberg has been instrumental in establishing the concept of volunteerism as a core component of many of the law firm's initiatives, including Bilzin Sumberg Cares, a unique employee-driven partnership with Hands on Miami. Mr. Sumberg actively serves as Vice Chairman and Board Member of the non-profit Symmetry School Foundation, which founded and supports Coral Rock Academy, a school for children with neurobiological disorders. He is also an honorary member of the Board of Trustees for Sundari Foundation, an organization that provides shelter for homeless women.

Additionally, Mitchell E. Widom, Partner in the Litigation Group, was recognized at the meeting, as one of ten finalists selected for the 2008 Dorothy Shula Award for Volunteerism, which recognized individuals dedicated to improving lives in the community through service and volunteerism.

About Bilzin Sumberg Cares

Bilzin Sumberg Cares is our employee-based community involvement program designed to provide year-round support for one South Florida organization chosen annually. With its unique, whole-year approach, Bilzin Sumberg Cares has the capacity to affect real change in the lives of deserving individuals, while allowing our staff and their families to develop a lasting bond with those they help. The program sprang from our commitment to the positive development of the community we serve.

About Bilzin Sumberg 

Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm with extensive experience in the areas of Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate and Tax. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.

RELATED PEOPLE
John C. Sumberg
Founder, Chairman
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Press Release June 26, 2024
Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as a finalist for The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ globally competitive Private Client Legal Team of the Year award.
Press Release June 25, 2024
Bilzin Sumberg is proud to announce that the 2024 edition of Florida Super Lawyers® has ranked attorneys from each of its practice groups, an honor less than five percent of lawyers statewide are selected to receive each year.
Press Release June 20, 2024
Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that it's victory, on behalf of firm client Avnet Inc., in the Capacitors Antitrust Litigation has been recognized by legal publication Law.com in its list of Top 100 Verdicts of 2023. The Top 100 Verdicts is compiled through exhaustive research efforts by publi...
VIEW MORE