Miami, Florida, March 12, 2007 The law firm of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP has been nominated by Chambers USA for their prestigious Award for Excellence 2007, in the real estate category. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of attorneys in the United States, and the nominations are national in scope.
Bilzin Sumberg is the only single-office law firm nominated in the real estate category. The eight other finalists are large multi-office firms, including several AmLaw Top 100 firms.
"It is a wonderful recognition of our abilities and talents. We have always been able to hold our own against the top law firms in this country, and this nomination is an acknowledgment of that fact. We are honored and delighted," stated John C. Sumberg, Managing Partner of the firm.
The Chambers nomination for the firm's Real Estate Group follows a successful year, including:
- $75 billion of CMBS transactions, representing 36% of the entire U.S. market;
- More than $5.3 billion in financing, including over $1.7 billion in construction loans;
- Over $1 billion in sales/acquisitions; and
- Approximately 1.5 million square feet in leasing.
Chambers and Partners, 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 and firms 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.