Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce three attorneys have been elected to the firm's partnership. Effective January 1, 2019, Corporate attorney Christopher I. Pierson, and Land Development & Government Relations attorney Eric Singer will become the firm's newest partners.
Christopher I. Pierson
Christopher I. Pierson counsels his clients on complex corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, intellectual property and securities transactions for established and start-up companies. Fluent in French and German, Chris has substantial experience abroad and regularly works with international clients doing business in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Chris graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan where he earned his bachelor's degree, received his law degree from the University of North Carolina, and a Diploma in International European Law from the Université Jean Moulin Lyon III.
Eric Singer focuses his practice on the areas of government procurement and complex government transactions, including public-private partnerships. Eric serves on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross, Greater Miami and The Keys Chapter, and he is a member of The Florida Bar's Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee. He has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a Florida Rising Star every year since 2013 and was named Daily Business Review's Most Effective Lawyer for Real Estate in both 2012 and 2016. Eric earned his bachelor's degree from Cornell University, his master's degree from the University of Michigan, and received his law degree from the University of Chicago with high honors and the John M. Olin Prize, to the top student in law and economics. Prior to joining the firm, Eric was a law clerk to the Honorable Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and he also served as a visiting faculty member at the NYU School of Law.
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 bilzin.com.