Five Attorneys Win Real Estate Forum's Top Dealmakers Award

Press Release
April 6, 2016

Miami, FL - Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys are featured in Real Estate Forum's national "2015's Annual Deals and Dealmakers" for their representation of Miami Design District Associates in a $590 million financing for the $2.2 billion Miami Design District redevelopment project. The annual award recognizes those who handled the largest and most complex deals in 2015.

Recognized Bilzin Sumberg attorneys include:

  • Corporate Chair Alan D. Axelrod
  • Real Estate Partner Martin A. Schwartz
  • Commercial Finance Partner Robert Siegel
  • Corporate Associate R. Stephen Sandiford
  • Real Estate Associate Craig P. Thompson

Real Estate Forum editors selected winners in various categories based on complexity and size of the deals, how instrumental the nominees were in making them happen, and how the outcome benefited the dealmaker's client. The award was chosen after careful review of hundreds of submitted transactions.

About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm based in Florida. Our core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, Land Development & Government Relations, International, Litigation, Real Estate and Tax. For more information, please visit

Alan D. Axelrod
Chair, Corporate & Finance
Robert M. Siegel
Partner, Head of Commercial Finance
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