Miami, FL - Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP announced that Litigation attorney, Wendy Polit, was elected to the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) 2014 Board of Directors.
As an active CABA member for the past five years, Ms. Polit previously served on the organization's Young Lawyers, Events and Pro Bono committees. "I am honored to have been elected to serve on the CABA Board of Directors," Ms. Polit said. "I look forward to working alongside such incredibly dedicated and talented attorneys." The 2014 Board will be installed at CABA's upcoming annual installation gala.
Bilzin Sumberg is a longtime supporter of CABA and has been a proud sponsor of the organization's major events and initiatives, including the CABA Pro Bono Project, the annual Installation Gala, Art in the Tropics and the 2013 conference, "Legal Aspects of Doing Business in the Americas."
Ms. Polit handles complex commercial litigation including class actions, antitrust and international arbitration matters. She was recently part of the Bilzin Sumberg team recognized by the Daily Business Review as 2013 Most Effective Lawyers - Real Estate, for the team's success turning a $32 million fraud claim against their client, Lennar Corporation, into a $14 million victory in their client's favor.
As the largest minority bar association in Florida, the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) focuses on issues affecting the Cuban community, as well as broader legal and human rights issues impacting minority communities as a whole.
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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 www.bilzin.com.
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