Half Of Bilzin Sumberg's Partnership Recognized In Best Lawyers In America 2010

Press Release
July 31, 2009

MIAMI, FL -- Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP announced that half of the firm's partners have been named in the Best Lawyers in America, a publication widely regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. The recognized lawyers represent the firm's main practice areas including Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Corporate & Securities, Land Use & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, Tax and Wealth Transfer.

For the past 20 years, Scott L. Baena, Chair of the firm's Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group, and Samuel C. Ullman, Partner in the firm's Tax Group, have been ranked in Best Lawyers. Stanley B. Price, Chair of the firm's Land Use & Government Relations Group, and Eileen Ball Mehta, Partner in the firm's Land Use & Government Relations Group, have been listed in the publication for the past 10 years.

Earning a spot in this year's rankings for the first time were A. Vicky Garcia Toledo, Partner in the Land Use & Government Relations Group, Robert W. Turken, Partner in the Litigation Group, and Jay Sakalo, Partner in the Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group.

Partners listed in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers In America:

Name Category
Suzanne M. Amaducci, Partner, Real Estate Real Estate Law
Alan Axelrod, Chair, Corporate & Securities Group Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisition Law
Scott L. Baena, Chair, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group Banking Law, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Brian L. Bilzin, Partner, Real Estate Group Real Estate Law
A. Vicky Garcia-Toledo, Partner Land Use & Zoning Law
Carter N. McDowell, Partner Land Use & Zoning Law
Eileen Ball Mehta, Partner Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law
Mindy A. Mora, Partner Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Marshall Pasternack, Partner Corporate Law
Stanley B. Price, Chair, Land Use & Government Relations Group Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
Jay M. Sakalo, Partner Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
James W. Shindell, Chair, Real Estate Group Real Estate Law
H. Allan Shore, Co-Chair, Wealth Transfer Group Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Carey A. Stiss, Partner Real Estate Law
John C. Sumberg, Managing Partner Real Estate Law
Robert W. Turken, Partner Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Commercial Litigation, Securities Law
Samuel C. Ullman, Partner Tax Law
Mitchell Widom, Partner Commercial Litigation


Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 25,000 leading attorneys cast almost two million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.

About Bilzin Sumberg

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

Suzanne M. Amaducci
Chair of Real Estate & Finance
Brian L. Bilzin
Founder, Counsel
Eileen Ball Mehta
Of Counsel
Stanley B. Price
Chair, Land Development & Government Relations Practice Group
John C. Sumberg
Founder, Chairman
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