Mildred Gomez Appointed to the Board of Directors of Our Pride Academy

Press Release
March 21, 2024

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Tax & Private Wealth Partner Mildred Gomez has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Our Pride Academy (OPA). Coinciding with World Down Syndrome Day, Mildred’s appointment speaks to her dedication in serving the South Florida community’s educational needs, building upon her pre-law career as a public school teacher.

Our Pride Academy is a non-profit organization that works to meet the unique academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of people with developmental disabilities using innovative and proven research-based techniques. Through partnerships with private and public agencies, OPA provides opportunities for their students to grow and develop. As a member of the Board of Directors, Mildred will support OPA’s mission to enhance the quality of life and learning potential of all of their students.

In addition to her active engagement with the community, Mildred has established herself as a trusted advisor to a range of high net worth clients whose affairs often require the utmost sensitivity. She assists her clients in structuring their wealth in the most tax-efficient manner possible, which often includes the use of limited liability companies and irrevocable trusts. 

Mildred’s practice has been recognized by Daily Business Review, National Law Journal, and The Florida Law Review, to name a few.

For more information on Our Pride Academy, visit To learn more about World Down Syndrome Day, visit

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