Counsel to Bacardi USA, Inc., in the historic designation of Bacardi's corporate headquarters in Miami. The City of Miami initiated the historic landmark designation process, which would restrict development rights on significant portions of the property. We worked to minimize the financial impact of the designation for Bacardi, negotiating with City staff and representing Bacardi at public hearings before the Historic and Environmental Preservation Board and City Commission. We provided significant due diligence in order to arrive at a solution that would achieve the City's goals of historic designation while preserving Bacardi's rights for future development of non-historic components.
Representation of Historic South Beach Hotel in resolving numerous litigation matters, including claims by condo association and unit owners alleging breach of contract, construction defects, misrepresentation and fraud, and claims by architectural firm and general contractor. Dealt with several ins...
Representation of Glades Landfill, LLC, in the acquisition and operational permitting of a 300-acre construction and demolition debris landfill adjacent to Lake Okeechobee in Florida.