Chambers USA Ranks Half of Bilzin Sumberg Partners In The 2009 Edition

Press Release
June 15, 2009

Miami, FL - Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA, one of the oldest and most prestigious legal listings in the world, has named half of the firm's partnership among its 2009 list of the leading law firms and lawyers in the world.

This year, the firm was ranked Band 1, the highest ranking a law firm can receive, in Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use. Bilzin Sumberg increased its overall rankings by practice and attorney, further demonstrating the firm's investment in and development of integral practice areas, and its commitment to preeminence in the legal industry.

According to admiring sources, "the firm is big enough to deliver complex services but its lawyers provide a personal level of attention that is normally seen in boutiques," quoted Chambers USA. "Simple work received great attention and complex issues are disentangled to the point where they seem effortless."

Rankings for each practice group and attorney are listed below:

Bankruptcy (Band 1): Corporate/M&A (Band 2):
Scott L. Baena (Band 1) Alan D. Axelrod (Band 2)
Mindy A. Mora (Band 2)
Jay M. Sakalo (Up & Coming)
Litigation (Band 3): Howard E. Nelson (Band 3)
Robert W. Turken (Band 4)
Tax (Band 3):
Samuel C. Ullman (Senior Statesman)


Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 1):
Richard M. Goldstein (Band 3)
Stanley B. Price (Band 1)
Carter N. McDowell (Band 2) Real Estate (Band 1):


Albert E. Dotson, Jr. (Band 4)
Brian L. Bilzin (Band 1)
Brian S. Adler (Band 4) John C. Sumberg (Band 1)
James W. Shindell (Band 3)
Banking & Finance: Transactional: Suzanne M. Amaducci (Band 4)
Robert M. Siegel (Band 3)

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a full-service commercial law firm based in Florida. The firm has extensive experience in the areas of corporate and securities; environmental; government relations; land use; litigation; real estate; restructuring and bankruptcy; technology and telecommunications; tax and wealth transfer. For more information, please visit our website at

Stanley B. Price
Chair, Land Development & Government Relations Practice Group
Albert E. Dotson, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
Brian S. Adler
Robert M. Siegel
Partner, Head of Commercial Finance
Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
Richard M. Goldstein
Chair, Tax & Private Wealth
Brian L. Bilzin
Founder, Counsel
John C. Sumberg
Founder, Chairman
Suzanne M. Amaducci
Chair of Real Estate & Finance
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