Diana C. Mendez Appointed to Pace Center for Girls-Miami Board of Directors

Press Release
August 24, 2023
Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Public-Private Partnerships & Government Contracting Partner Diana C. Mendez has been appointed to the Pace Center for Girls-Miami Board of Directors. Her appointment builds on, and is indicative of, her passion for community service and commitment to creating a better South Florida, having previously served as a board member for Miami-Dade County’s Commission for Women and as the past president of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, among other involvements.

Pace Center for Girls is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training, and advocacy. Their locations across Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina serve over 3,000 girls every year.

As a member of Bilzin Sumberg's Public-Private Partnerships & Government Contracting team, Diana counsels real estate developers, infrastructure companies, transportation companies, design and engineering firms, and diverse concessionaires on matters involving public administrative, procurement, and transactional law. She advises clients through all phases of the government procurement process, including teaming arrangements, proposal preparation, responsiveness and responsibility review, minority and disadvantaged business enterprise certifications, contract negotiations, administrative bid protests, and bid protest litigation. 

Diana’s experience covers some of South Florida’s most complex developments and public-private transactions, including major infrastructure projects, mass transit systems and transportation-related assets, and transit-oriented development. She also represents government contractors (in addition to real estate companies) in bid protest matters.

Diana is consistently recognized by Florida Super Lawyers for her government contract work and has been awarded the Leaders in the Law award by Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL).

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 bilzin.com.
Diana C. Mendez
Press Release March 3, 2020
Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce the launch of its P3 Focus Blog, which aims to provide insights into the rapidly growing landscape of P3 developments across the globe.
Press Release March 14, 2017
Managing Partner John C. Sumberg has been selected as one of the Distinguished Leaders in Law as part of the Daily Business Review's (DBR) Professional Excellence Awards. In addition, Albert E. Dotson, Jr., was chosen as one of three finalists for Attorney of the Year, and Javier F. Aviñ&oacu...
Press Release May 7, 2018
Brian Bilzin will be the recipient of the American Jewish Committee's (AJC) Judge Learned Hand Award. The award isconsidered among the highest of honors within the legal profession for excellence and lifelong contributions to the industry.