Bilzin Sumberg Partners Named "Legal Elite" By Florida Trend Magazine

Press Release
July 9, 2013

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is proud to announce that more than 20% of the firm's partners were recognized in the 2013 edition of Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite™, an honor that less than two percent of attorneys statewide are selected to receive. The annual publication recognizes top lawyers in the state as chosen by their peers.

Marty L. Steinberg, Co-Chair of the firm's Litigation Group, was once again listed in the "Legal Elite Hall of Fame," an honor given to attorneys who have been consistently ranked in the top tier of Legal Elite voting. For the second consecutive year, Litigation Partner Melissa C. Pallett-Vasquez was selected as a top "Up & Comer."

The following Bilzin Sumberg attorneys were recognized in this year's 10th anniversary edition of Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite™:

Brian S. Adler, Government Relations & Land Development Partner

Scott L. Baena, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group Chair

Audrey A. Ellis, Real Estate Partner

Howard E. Nelson, Environmental Group Chair

Melissa C. Pallett-Vasquez, Litigation Partner (Up & Comers)

Jay M. Sakalo, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group Leader

James W. Shindell, Real Estate Practice Group Leader

Mitchell E. Widom, Litigation Practice Group Leader

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a commercial law firm with extensive experience in the areas of Corporate & Tax, Government Relations & Land Development, International, Litigation, Real Estate and Restructuring & Bankruptcy. For more information, please visit

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Brian S. Adler
Scott L. Baena
Retired, Former Partner
Audrey A. Ellis
Howard E. Nelson
Partner, Head of Environmental Practice
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