Joy Spillis Lundeen recognized as One of Connect CRE’s 2021 Women in Real Estate

Press Release
November 1, 2021
Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce Construction Practice Group Leader, Joy Spillis Lundeen, has been honored as one of the 2021 Women in Real Estate Award Winners by Connect CRE. The award recognizes and honors the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others in commercial real estate.

Joy Spillis Lundeen is a trial lawyer with three decades of experience in jury and non-jury trials and focuses her practice on construction litigation, contract negotiation, including insurance for construction projects and design service agreements, and risk management. She counsels clients on development activities from site acquisition to the conclusion of the warranty period for a finished project. Her stellar client roster includes the ownership groups of Hard Rock Stadium and the Miami Dolphins, Related Companies, Codina Partners, Florida Crystals Corporation, Bayview Financial, Banc of America Community Development Corporation, and the Tampa Housing Authority.

Joy is consistently recognized by legal publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America® and Benchmark. Benchmark describes her as, “the reputed 'go‐to' person for all things construction.”

From hundreds of submissions, and after careful consideration, Connect CRE chooses 10 national winners, as well as leaders from each of the 10 areas covered by their regional newsletters. Joy is one of 10 winners from the Florida & Gulf Coast Region.

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg counsels clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, 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 stands at the center of virtually every major transaction shaping Florida and is at the forefront of the state’s most pressing economic issues – from infrastructure, transit and mobility, to affordability and the diversification of the state’s economy. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, construction, corporate and securities, finance, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and private wealth planning, antitrust, business litigation, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please visit
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