Three Bilzin Sumberg Attorneys Named Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers

Press Release
September 26, 2007

Miami, Florida, September 26, 2007 Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that three of its partners have been named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America list by Lawdragon Magazine and Lawdragon.com. All three of the Bilzin Sumberg attorneys who made the list received five out of five dragons, the highest possible rating.

The Bilzin Sumberg Leading Lawyers are:

    Scott Baena, Partner and Chair of the firm's Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group
    Brian Bilzin, a named Partner in the Real Estate Group
    John C. Sumberg, the firm's Managing Partner and a partner in the Real Estate Group

 

The 500 Leading Lawyers list is Lawdragon's third annual guide of the nation's top lawyers. The 500 Leading Lawyers list includes private attorneys from a wide range of practices; in-house counsel; law professors; judges and neutrals; government attorneys; and public interest lawyers across the country. More than 1,500 attorneys were nominated and only the top 500 were selected by peer review and through research by their editorial staff.

About Scott L. Baena

Mr. Baena is a named partner with Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod and chairs the firms Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group. Mr. Baena is an accomplished trial lawyer in bankruptcy-related matters with over 20 years of experience. His practice focuses on creditors rights, workouts, bankruptcy and commercial loan transactions. He is listed in the K&A Restructuring Register as one of Americas Top 100, Chambers & USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Trends Legal Elite, South Florida Legal Guides Top Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers and the South Florida Business Journal Corporate & Elite Law Professionals.

About Brian L. Bilzin

Mr. Bilzin provides experienced representation in a broad spectrum of legal areas, including a full range of complex commercial real estate and corporate transactions. He is also listed in ChambersUSA, TheBest Lawyers in America, Florida Trends Legal Elite, South Florida Legal Guides Top Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers and the South Florida Business Journal Corporate & Elite Law Professionals.

About John C. Sumberg

Mr. Sumberg is the firm's Managing Partner, and also has a thriving real estate practice, handling all types of complex real property transactions. In addition to being named a Top Managing Partner for two consecutive years by Florida Trends Legal Elite, he is also listed in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Lawdragon 500 Leading Dealmakers, South Florida Legal Guides Top Lawyers and Florida Super Lawyers.

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.

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