Cesar L. Avila Selected as a C.A.B.A. Leadership, Education, And, Development (L.E.A.D.) Program Class II Fellow

Press Release
April 29, 2024

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Cesar L. Avila has been named a Cuban American Bar Association’s (CABA) fellow for Class II of its leadership training program, Leadership, Education, And, Development (L.E.A.D.). Designed to provide CABA fellows with the knowledge, skills, and tools to be effective leaders within CABA, The Florida Bar, and their communities, this program’s goal is to encourage members to use their leadership skills to make a positive impact in the community.

Cesar will be joined by a diverse group of professionals, from both the public and private sectors, ranging from large corporations to small law firms, representing various practice areas, backgrounds, and regions within the state. According to CABA, this class is united by a dedication to increasing awareness and encouraging involvement among legal practitioners. With Cesar’s active participation in the program’s four training sessions scheduled through the fall of 2024, he will grow and develop professionally. Bilzin Sumberg hosted the first Class II Fellow L.E.A.D Program training at its Miami office. 

Cesar is a construction attorney counseling clients on the negotiation and preparation of construction agreements, professional design agreements, and developer agreements, and assists clients with project administration to identify and achieve early resolution of potential disputes. As part of the Construction Law and Litigation Group, Cesar has represented owners and developers on a wide variety of construction matters from contract negotiations through post-completion issues and dispute resolution.

About the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA)
Founded in 1974, CABA is one of the largest bar associations in the state of Florida. Its membership is comprised of lawyers and law students from various backgrounds whose interests include not only those affecting the Cuban community, but human and legal rights issues impacting minority communities. CABA also founded CABA Pro Bono Legal Services and the CABA Foundation, both created based on the organization’s fundamental values to aid those in need through legal advocacy as well as offering scholarships to law students.

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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