Miami, Florida, May 26, 2005 Bilzin Sumberg announced today that the firm was ranked in the first tier of Florida law firms in both Real Estate and Zoning/Land Use in the 2005 edition of the Chambers USA listing. Bankruptcy and Tax also made the elite rankings. In addition, five individual attorneys ranked in the #1 tier: Scott L Baena, Bankruptcy; Brian L Bilzin, Real Estate; Stanley B Price, Zoning/Land Use; Samuel C Ullman, Tax; Mindy A Mora, Bankruptcy; and John C. Sumberg, Real Estate were also ranked.
"Chambers USA goes through a rigorous process to determine which law firms and lawyers excel in the market," explained Mr. Sumberg, Managing Partner of Bilzin Sumberg. "We are fortunate to have such talented attorneys who are recognized by their peers and clients."
Chambers ranks law firms and attorneys on a scale of 1-6, based on over 7000 interviews conducted with peers and clients across the USA. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.
Chambers USA, based in London, began as general book publishers in 1969. Since 1990, they have published the Chambers Guide to the UK legal profession. Chambers staff of full-time researchers now prepare renowned directories which assess and rank the worlds leading lawyers according to their reputations among peers and clients. The USA Guide was first introduced in 2003.
About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm based in Florida. The Firm’s core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.