Jose Sariego Appointed as Co-Chair of the International Corporate Counsel Committee of the American Bar Association's International Law Section

American Bar Association
Press Release
October 7, 2020
MIAMI, FL- Bilzin Sumberg congratulates Corporate Partner, Jose Sariego, on his appointment as Co-Chair of the International Corporate Counsel Committee of the American Bar Association's International Law Section.

In his role, Jose will support the Section by focusing on improving messaging, creating a business plan, and identifying how the committee can leverage the expertise of its members through webinars, conference panels, policy development, rule of law initiatives, publications, the commemoration of historic events, proposing laws and other projects. 

Jose is a corporate partner with over 30 years of experience negotiating and closing domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, divestitures, and other transactions. His firsthand experience with the complex inner workings of major companies and the challenges facing high level executives and in-house counsel is one of his unique differentiators. For more than 20 years, he was a member of senior management of three companies, where he served as chief legal and compliance officer as well as secretary to the Board of Directors of two of the companies. It is precisely this inside knowledge and experience that allows him to appreciate both the business and legal consequences of company strategies and decisions.

The American Bar Association Section of International Law focuses on a full range of international legal issues and is involved in a wide variety of substantive legal activities. The Section has over fifty regional and practice specific committees, task forces, and working groups.

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg works with clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States and cross borders to Europe, Latin America, Canada, the Middle East, and Asia.  The firm's growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, corporate law, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and estate planning, business litigation, finance, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please visit

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