Chambers USA Ranks 24 Bilzin Sumberg Partners In The 2010 Edition

Press Release
June 15, 2010

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 22 Bilzin Sumberg lawyers among its 2010 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 Zoning/Land Use. Other practices recognized by Chambers USA include: Banking & Finance, Construction Litigation, Corporate/M&A, Environment, General Commercial Litigation and Tax. Overall, the Bilzin Sumberg team increased its rankings by practice and attorneys, 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, "What sets the [Bilzin Sumberg] team apart is its willingness to understand the client's business, efficient staffing ... to produce good results, and its open communication," quoted Chambers USA. "A team of smart and capable attorneys, which produces top-quality work."

Rankings for each practice group and attorney are listed below:

Bankruptcy (Band 1):
Scott L. Baena (Band 1)
Mindy A. Mora (Band 2)
Jay M. Sakalo (Band 4)
Banking & Finance: Transactional:
Robert M. Siegel (Band 3)
Construction (Band 4)*
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Band 2):
Alan D. Axelrod (Band 2)
Steven D. Lear (Band 4)*
Marshall R. Pasternack (Band 4)*
Howard E. Nelson (Band 3)
Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3):
Robert W. Turken (Band 4)
Real Estate (Band 1):
Suzanne M. Amaducci (Band 4)
Brian L. Bilzin (Band 1)
James W. Shindell (Band 2)
Carey A. Stiss (Band 4)*
John C. Sumberg (Band 1)
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 1):
Brian S. Adler (Band 4)
Albert E. Dotson, Jr. (Band 3)
A. Vicky Garcia-Toledo*
Carter N. McDowell (Band 2)
Stanley B. Price (Band 1)
Tax (Band 3):
Samuel C. Ullman (Senior Statesman)
Richard M. Goldstein (Band 2)

* Ranked For the First time.

About Bilzin Sumberg

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

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