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South Florida Business Journal Recognizes Bilzin Sumberg "Heavy Hitters"

Press Release
April 22, 2011

Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams, Jon Chassen and Adam D. Lustig, partners in the firm's Real Estate Group, were selected as South Florida Business Journal's 2011 Commercial Real Estate "Heavy Hitters." Bilzin Sumberg is the only firm to have three attorneys honored simultaneously in the April edition. The publication will honor them, and those recognized in other categories, at a cocktail reception on May 12, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Pier Top.

As the leader of Bilzin Sumberg's Hospitality practice, Mrs. Amaducci-Adams is very active in the areas of marina and hotel acquisition, finance and development. She focuses her practice in all aspects of commercial real estate and finance transactions, including acquisitions, development, leasing, commercial mortgage backed securities, REMICs, mezzanine financing and loan restructurings.

Mr. Chassen has extensive experience handling matters involving distressed real property assets, including workouts, foreclosures (representing borrowers, lenders and receivers in commercial property foreclosure actions), and the disposition of real property assets through foreclosure. He has handled all types of real estate matters, including commercial real estate transactions, contracts, loan documentation and leases. In addition, Jon represents several foreign-based real estate developers and investors investing in South Florida assets.

Mr. Lustig focuses his practice in complex commercial real estate transactions involving shopping centers, office buildings, raw land, condominiums and hotels. Adam is also the co-chair of the Real Estate Network of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a full-service commercial law firm based in Florida, with extensive experience in the areas of corporate and securities; environmental; government relations; land use; litigation; real estate; restructuring and bankruptcy; technology & telecommunications; tax and wealth transfer. For more information, please visit our website at

Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams

Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams

Partner, Head of Real Estate
Jon Chassen

Jon Chassen

Senior Counsel
Adam D. Lustig

Adam D. Lustig

Practice Group Leader, Real Estate
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