Bilzin Sumberg University Announcement

Press Release
January 27, 2023

Miami, FL – In collaboration with the University of Miami (UM), Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce the commencement of “Bilzin Sumberg University”. The inaugural 12-month leadership development program addresses competencies for Bilzin Sumberg partners to be successful today and in the future. The renowned faculty of the Johnson A. Edosomwan Leadership Institute at UM’s Herbert Business School serves as lecturers and facilitators of the program.

Bilzin Sumberg prioritizes the professional growth and development of its attorneys, investing in the next generation of leaders and equipping them with the resources to augment their success. Bilzin Sumberg University supports this goal by introducing fundamental leadership theories, providing examples of those principals in practice, and allowing participants to test how those principles can be applied and translated to their practice and their roles as leaders within the firm. The comprehensive program curriculum covers topics such as leadership in a hybrid/remote environment, building culture, and behavioral decision theory.

Bilzin Sumberg University is part of continuous efforts to support attorney development at the firm, and builds on offerings for training, mentoring and professional development for every level of practicing lawyers, including a mentorship program, an associate committee, the Academy for first year associates, and ongoing pro bono opportunities that strengthen practitioner skills. 

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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