All of Bilzin Sumberg’s Practices Ranked in Chambers USA 2023

Press Release
June 2, 2023
Miami, FL – 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. 

Widely recognized among clients and peers for its ability to navigate complex issues as it meets client needs, Bilzin Sumberg is ranked Band 1, the highest rank a law firm can receive, in Antitrust, Real Estate, and Zoning/Land Use. Furthermore, the Litigation Group was recognized as part of “The Elite in Florida”, the most selective grouping of Florida firms in Chambers’ General Commercial Litigation category. The firm was also recognized in several other categories, including Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Environmental, and Tax. 

Five Bilzin Sumberg partners have received the highly coveted Band 1 ranking: Real Estate Partner Suzanne Amaducci; Environmental Partner Howard E. Nelson; Real Estate Partner John C. Sumberg; and Antitrust & Litigation Partners Robert W. Turken and Scott N. Wagner. In addition, several members of the firm’s leadership were honored by Chambers for their industry-shaping careers: Brian L. Bilzin and Stanley B. Price are recognized as Senior Statespeople, and Managing Partner Albert E. Dotson, Jr. as an Eminent Practitioner. 

Overall market commentary highlighted the attorneys' legal acumen, extensive industry experience, and both innovative and efficient approaches to client matters. One commentator notes that "Bilzin is an experienced law firm. While keeping an eye on the big picture, the lawyers understand the complexity of data analysis and pay attention to detail." Another commentator observes that "the firm always seems to have the attorneys and staff required to handle any matter, no matter how tight timelines may be."

Individual and practice group rankings for Chambers USA Guide 2023 are:

Antitrust (Band 1)
Lori Lustrin (Band 2)
Robert W Turken (Band 1)
Scott Wagner (Band 1)

Banking & Finance: Transactional (Band 2)
Alexandra Lehson
Robert M Siegel (Band 2)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2)
Jeffrey Snyder (Band 3)

Albert E Dotson, Jr.
Joy Spillis Lundeen (Band 3)

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Band 3)
Marshall Pasternack (Band 3)
Jose Sariego
David Seifer (Band 3)

Environment (Band 2)
Alexandra Barshel
Howard E Nelson (Band 1)

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2)
Melissa Pallett-Vasquez (Band 2)
Philip Stein
Mitchell E Widom (Band 2)

Real Estate (Band 1)
Suzanne Amaducci (Band 1)
Brian L Bilzin (Senior Statesperson)
Joseph Hernandez (Band 3)
Adam D Lustig (Band 2)
Martin Schwartz (Band 2)
James W Shindell (Band 2)
John C Sumberg (Band 1)

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 1)
Brian Adler (Band 3)
Javier Aviñó (Band 2)
Albert E Dotson Jr (Eminent Practitioners)
Carter N McDowell (Band 2)
Eileen B Mehta (Band 3)
Stanley B Price (Senior Statesperson)

Tax (Band 2)
Richard M Goldstein (Band 2)
Hal J Webb (Band 3)
Jennifer Wioncek
Shawn P Wolf (Band 3)

About Chambers USA
The Chambers USA guide annually ranks preeminence in key practice areas and achievements of law firms and lawyers throughout the country. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. For full details on Bilzin Sumberg's rankings in Chambers USA 2023, please visit Chambers and Partners.

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
Brian S. Adler
Suzanne M. Amaducci
Chair, Real Estate
Javier F. Aviñó
Practice Group Leader, Land Development & Government Relations
Brian L. Bilzin
Founder, Counsel
Albert E. Dotson, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner
Richard M. Goldstein
Chair, Tax & Private Wealth
Joy Spillis Lundeen
Practice Group Leader, Construction Law & Litigation
Adam D. Lustig
Practice Group Leader, Real Estate
Lori Lustrin
Eileen Ball Mehta
Of Counsel
Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
Stanley B. Price
Chair, Land Development & Government Relations Practice Group
Jose Sariego
David M. Seifer
Practice Group Leader, Corporate & Finance
Robert M. Siegel
Partner, Head of Commercial Finance
Jeffrey I. Snyder
General Counsel, Head of Bankruptcy, CMBS Litigation and Workouts
Philip R. Stein
Practice Group Leader, Trial & Litigation
John C. Sumberg
Founder, Chairman
Scott N. Wagner
Hal J. Webb
Jennifer J. Wioncek
Practice Group Leader, Tax & Private Wealth
Shawn P. Wolf
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