MIAMI, FL- Bilzin Sumberg congratulates Litigation Partner, Melissa Pallett-Vasquez, on her appointment as a Division Chair within the American Bar Association's Section of International Law.
Melissa will oversee the committees within her Division to ensure their ongoing health and success; assist the committees and provide guidance in regarding their activities; and guide those committees in the completion of their business plans.
Melissa is a seasoned trial lawyer who handles complex business disputes in both federal and state courts, as well as arbitration. She focuses her practice in federal class action defense and multi-jurisdictional cases. Melissa leads client teams defending product labeling claims, product defect cases, misrepresentation claims, false advertising claims and antitrust claims, in addition to defending and pursuing complex construction defects cases.
The American Bar Association Section of International Law (the Section) is the leader in the development of policy in the international arena, the promotion of the rule of law and the education of international law practitioners. The Section has over fifty regional and practice specific committees, task forces and working groups divided among twelve divisions: Americas; Asia/Pacific; Contracts, Transportation, Energy & Environment; Corporate & Supply Chain; Cyber, Art & Technology; Dispute Resolution; Diversity & Inclusion; Europe/Eurasia/Middle East Africa; Finance; Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility; Legal Practice, Ethics & Delivery of Legal Services; and Trade, International Organizations & Regulatory Practice.
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.