Bilzin Sumberg's Litigation Group Selected as Finalist for Statewide Award

Press Release
January 6, 2012

Miami, FL - Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as a finalist for Benchmark Litigation's Firm of the Year for the state of Florida. Bilzin Sumberg is one of only three high-profile firms in the state recognized on the short list for this prestigious award.

In this year's edition, Bilzin Sumberg was also selected as a "highly recommended" firm, one of seven high-profile firms in Florida to earn this distinction. In addition, Litigation partners Robert W. Turken and Mitchell E. Widom were listed as "Local Litigation Stars," a reflection of their widely known reputation as preeminent litigators.

New to this year's rankings was Jose Ferrer, recognized as a "Future Star." The Litigation Group is consistently recognized as a leading litigation practice statewide by other publications such as Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America, and its attorneys as top-tier practitioners. National in scope, the firm'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.

Focused exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, Benchmark Litigation identifies leading firms and attorneys at the local and national levels. Rankings and editorials are based on extensive interviews with the nation's leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. The winners for the statewide Benchmark Litigation awards will be announced on Thursday, March 8, 2012.

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 transfer. For more information, please visit www.bilzin.com.

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