Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce nearly 60% of the Firm's partners have been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most esteemed legal publications in the world.
Bilzin Sumberg is ranked Band 1, the highest ranking a law firm can receive, in three practice areas: Antitrust, Real Estate, and Zoning/Land Use. The Firm was recognized in several other categories, including Bankruptcy/ Restructuring, Corporate, Environment, Litigation, and Tax.
Seven Bilzin Sumberg partners have received the highest ranking, Band 1: Corporate Partner, Alan D. Axelrod, Real Estate, Partner Brian L. Bilzin, Environmental Chair, Howard E. Nelson, Tax and Trust & Estates Partner, Jeffrey Rubinger, Real Estate Partner, John C. Sumberg, and Antitrust & Litigation Partners Robert W. Turken and Scott N. Wagner.
Moreover, Government Relations & Land Development Chair, Stanley B. Price and Business Finance & Restructuring Senior Special Counsel, Scott L. Baena, received the esteemed title of "Senior Statesman". The Firm's Managing Partner, Albert E. Dotson, Jr., received recognition as "Eminent Practitioner.", bestowed upon highly influential lawyers in a particular practice area who, due to managerial or client relationship commitments, are less active in fee-earning work but remain key players in the team.
Bilzin Sumberg's attorney and practice group rankings for Chambers USA Guide 2019 are:
Antitrust (Band 1)
Robert W. Turken (Band 1)
Scott N. Wagner (Band 1)
Banking & Finance (Band 2)
Robert M. Siegel (Band 2)
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2)
Scott L. Baena (Senior Statesman)
Jay M. Sakalo (Band 2)
Jeffrey I. Snyder (Band 4)
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Band 3)
Alan D. Axelrod (Band 1)
Marshall R. Pasternack (Band 3)
Environmental (Band 2)
Cristina Arana Lumpkin (Band 3)
Howard E. Nelson (Band 1)
Dalayna M. Tillman (Associate to Watch)
Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2)
Melissa Pallett-Vasquez (Band 4)
Phil Stein (Recognized Practitioner)
Mitchell E. Widom (Band 2)
Real Estate (Band 1)
Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams (Band 2)
Brian L. Bilzin (Band 1)
Adam D. Lustig (Band 3)
Martin A. Schwartz (Band 3)
James W. Shindell (Band 2)
John C. Sumberg (Band 1)
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Band 1)
Javier Avino (Band 3)
Albert E. Dotson, Jr. (Eminent Practitioner)
A. Vicky Leiva (Band 3)
Carter N. McDowell (Band 2)
Eileen Ball Mehta (Band 3)
Stanley B. Price (Senior Statesman)
Tax (Band 2)
Summer Ayers LePree (Band 3)
Richard M. Goldstein (Band 2)
Jeffrey L. Rubinger (Band 1)
The Chambers USA guide annually ranks preeminence in key practice areas and achievements of law firms and lawyers throughout the country. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
For full details on Bilzin Sumberg's rankings in Chambers USA 2019, please visit Chambers and Partners.
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.
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