Miami, FL.- Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that more than half of its partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America2012.
In addition, Scott L. Baena and Stanley B. Price were named the Best Lawyers "Lawyers of the Year - Miami" for 2012 in Bankruptcy Litigation and Environmental Law, respectively. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year."
"We are proud to have so many of our partners honored by their peers in this way," says John C. Sumberg, Managing Partner. "Recognition as a Best Lawyer speaks to our partners' reputation in the legal community, and their commitment to excellence in their fields."
While fewer than 3% of all lawyers in the country were selected for inclusion in the publication, more than half of the firm's Litigation Group partners were among those listed. As the firm's second largest practice, the Litigation Group is consistently recognized as a leading litigation practice statewide by other publications such as Chambers USA and Benchmark Litigation, and its attorneys as top-tier practitioners.
National in scope, Bilzin Sumberg's Litigation Group focuses on complex commercial matters spanning a multitude of industries. The group's attorneys have counseled clients in litigation and appeals in all Florida state and federal trial and appellate courts, and have also appeared in federal trial courts in more than a dozen states around the country.
The partners listed in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America are:
Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams, Partner, Real Estate
Alan D. Axelrod, Chair, Corporate & Securities
Scott L. Baena, Chair, Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Brian L. Bilzin, Partner, Real Estate
Albert E. Dotson, Jr. Practice Group Leader, Land Use & Government Relations
A. Vicky Garcia-Toledo, Partner, Land Use & Government Relations
Richard M. Goldstein, Chair, Tax
Michael N. Kreitzer, Chair, Litigation
Steven D. Lear, Partner, Corporate & Securities
Carter N. McDowell, Partner, Land Use & Government Relations
Eileen Ball Mehta, Partner, Land Use & Government Relations
Mindy A. Mora, Partner, Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Marshall R. Pasternack, Partner, Corporate & Securities
Stanley B. Price, Chair, Land Use & Government Relations
Jay M. Sakalo, Practice Group Leader, Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Martin A. Schwartz, Partner, Real Estate
James W. Shindell, Chair, Real Estate
H. Allan Shore, Co-Chair, Wealth Transfer
Howard E. Nelson, Chair, Environmental
Carey A. Stiss, Partner, Real Estate
John C. Sumberg, Managing Partner, Real Estate
David W. Trench, Partner, Litigation
Robert W. Turken, Partner, Litigation
Samuel C. Ullman, Partner, Tax
Mitchell E. Widom, Practice Group Leader, Litigation
About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a 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 www.bilzin.com.