Litigation Group Receives High Marks in Benchmark Litigation 2018

Press Release
February 23, 2018
Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce for the fifth consecutive year the Firm has received Benchmark Litigation's 2018 top designation as Firm of the Year in Florida. Additionally, several of the Firm's Litigation attorneys have been recognized as Florida - Litigation Stars.

Benchmark Litigation, a leading legal review publication, conducts a comprehensive review process comprised of extensive interviews with law firm clients, preeminent private practitioners, and in-house counsel to compile a list of the nation's leading law firms and attorneys.

The Firm continues to be recognized for what clients testify as "industry expertise, accuracy, efficiency and responsiveness." Peers cheer Bilzin Sumberg as “one of the better-known legal shops in the South Florida market [with] one of the more varied commercial dockets.”

Sources from past Benchmark Litigation publications commend the Firm for consistently displaying "competence, loyalty, meaningful aggressiveness, knowledge of the business, and knowledge of the particular area of inquiry."

Attorneys recognized by Benchmark Litigation as Florida State Litigation Stars include:

• José M. Ferrer, Litigation Partner
• Melissa C. Pallett-Vasquez, Litigation Partner
• Philip R. Stein, Practice Group Leader
• Robert W. Turken, Litigation Partner
• Scott N. Wagner, Litigation Partner
• Mitchell E. Widom, Litigation Partner

The team is recognized by a number of other reputable publications. Last year, it was named Litigation Department of the Year - in the Antitrust category by the Daily Business Review. Consistently recognized for high-level work, Bilzin Sumberg has one of the most dynamic and successful litigation departments in Florida and the country.

About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg works with clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States and cross borders to Europe, Latin America, Canada, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm's growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, corporate law, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and estate planning, business litigation, finance, and public/private partnerships. For more information, please visit
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