Bilzin Sumberg Selected as Finalist for Benchmark Litigation Florida Firm of the Year

Press Release
March 17, 2023

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as a finalist for Benchmark Litigation's Firm of the Year for the state of Florida. Bilzin Sumberg was chosen along with four other leading firms in the state for the award. 

Winners are chosen based on the gravitas of their case matters in the previous year, including precedent set or verdicts with notably high dollar amounts at stake. Benchmark Litigation has consistently recognized Bilzin Sumberg as one of the most dynamic and successful litigation departments in the state. 

Prior to publication, Benchmark Litigation researchers conducted extensive interviews with litigators and their clients over a four- to six-month period to identify the leading litigators and firms across the U.S.

In October 2022, Benchmark Litigation ranked Bilzin Sumberg as a “Highly Recommended” Firm for their Dispute Resolution category and recognized seven partners.

Benchmark Litigation recognizes Litigation Practice Group Leader Phil Stein along with Construction Practice Group Leader Joy Spillis Lundeen, Robert Turken, Scott Wagner, and Mitch Widom as Litigation Stars. In addition, Lori Lustrin and Melissa Pallett-Vasquez are listed as Future Stars. Bilzin Sumberg’ s litigation attorneys are consistently recognized by a variety of leading industry publications, including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Lawdragon.

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

Philip R. Stein
Practice Group Leader, Trial & Litigation
Joy Spillis Lundeen
Practice Group Leader, Construction Law & Litigation
Scott N. Wagner
Lori Lustrin
Press Release October 16, 2023
The 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation has once again ranked Bilzin Sumberg as “Highly Recommended” in the category of Florida Dispute Resolution Firms, in addition to recognizing several firm partners.
Press Release October 6, 2022
Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that the 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation has once again ranked the firm as “Highly Recommended” in the category of Florida Dispute Resolution Firms and recognizes a number of Bilzin Sumberg partners.
Press Release June 2, 2023
Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that each of its practice groups, and over half of its partners, has been recognized as leaders in a broad range of fields in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most esteemed legal publications in the world.