Chambers USA Ranks Nearly 50% of Bilzin Sumberg Partners in the 2011 Edition

Press Release
June 13, 2011

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious legal listings in the world, recognized 20 Bilzin Sumberg lawyers in its 2011 edition of leading law firms and lawyers in the United States. Chambers USA ranks preeminence in key practice areas, and achievements within the last year, considering complexity of work, firm growth and client service.

This year, the firm was ranked Band 1, the highest ranking a law firm can receive, in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Real Estate and Zoning/Land Use. Other practices recognized in Chambers USA included Banking & Finance, Corporate, Construction, Environment, General Commercial Litigation and Tax.

According to admiring sources, "They [Bilzin Sumberg lawyers] are outstanding professionals with great judgment, and are respected by city, county and state officials. The firm does excellent work and has a very high reputation," quoted Chambers USA.

Rankings for each practice group and attorney are listed below:

Banking & Finance: Transactional:

Robert M. Siegel

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 1):

Scott L. Baena (Band 1)

Mindy A. Mora (Band 2)

Jay M. Sakalo

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity:

Alan D. Axelrod (Band 2)

Steven D. Lear (Band 4)

Marshall Pasternack


Howard E. Nelson

Real Estate (Band 1):

Suzanne Amaducci-Adams

Brian L. Bilzin (Band 1)

James W. Shindell (Band 2)

Carey A. Stiss

John C. Sumberg (Band 1)

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 1):

Brian Adler

Albert E. Dotson, Jr.

Carter N. McDowell (Band 2)

Stanley B. Price (Band 1)

Vicky Garcia-Toledo

Tax (Band 3):

Richard M. Goldstein (Band 2)

Samuel C. Ullman (Senior Statesman)

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a full-service, commercial law firm with extensive experience in the areas of commercial finance, corporate and securities, environmental law, land use and government relations, litigation, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy, tax and wealth preservation planning. For more information, please visit

Robert M. Siegel
Partner, Head of Commercial Finance
Scott L. Baena
Retired, Former Partner
Alan D. Axelrod
Chair, Corporate & Finance
Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams
Chair, Real Estate
Brian L. Bilzin
John C. Sumberg
Brian S. Adler
Albert E. Dotson, Jr.
Managing Partner
Stanley B. Price
Chair, Land Development & Government Relations Practice Group
Richard M. Goldstein
Chair, Tax & Private Wealth
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