Diana C. Mendez Appointed as Co-Chair of the State and Local Procurement Committee of the ABA Public Contract Law Section

Press Release
September 12, 2023
Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Public-Private Partnerships & Government Contracting Partner, Diana C. Mendez has been appointed as Co-Chair of the State and Local Procurement Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Public Contract Law Section. Diana’s appointment serves as a testament to her exceptional expertise and contributions to the field of public contract law. Diana also serves as Co-Chair of the Public Procurement Symposium of the ABA Public Contract Law Section.

The American Bar Association Public Contract Law Section serves to provide balanced guidance on procurement policy, establish a platform to engage with colleagues across all segments of the procurement industry, and cultivate distinctive insights into federal, state and local public contract law.

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.
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