Chambers USA Ranks Nearly 60% of Bilzin Sumberg Partners in 2020 Guide

Chambers USA

Press Release
April 23, 2020

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that nearly 60% of the Firm's partners have been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most esteemed legal publications in the world. 

Lauded as an "an excellent firm with excellent lawyers," Bilzin Sumberg is ranked Band 1, the highest rank a law firm can receive, in Antitrust, Real Estate, Land Use, and Tax, which moved up this year from Band 2. The Firm was recognized in several other categories, including Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy/ Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, and Litigation. 

Six Bilzin Sumberg partners have received the highest ranking, Band 1: Corporate Partner Alan D. Axelrod; Real Estate Partner, Brian L. Bilzin; Environmental Head, Howard E. Nelson; Real Estate Partner, John C. Sumberg; and Antitrust & Litigation Partners Robert W. Turken and Scott N. Wagner. 

Overall market commentary highlighted the attorneys' responsiveness, knowledge, and practical approach. Individual and practice group rankings for Chambers USA Guide 2020 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)
Jay M. Sakalo (Band 2)
Jeffrey I. Snyder 

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Band 3)
Alan D. Axelrod (Band 1)
Marshall R. Pasternack 

Environmental (Band 2)
Cristina Arana Lumpkin 
Howard E. Nelson (Band 1)

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2)
Melissa Pallett-Vasquez 
Philip R. Stein 
Mitchell E. Widom (Band 2)

Real Estate (Band 1)
Suzanne M. Amaducci-Adams (Band 2)
Brian L. Bilzin (Band 1)
Adam D. Lustig 
Martin A. Schwartz 
James W. Shindell (Band 2)
John C. Sumberg (Band 1)

Real Estate: Land Use (Band 1)
Javier F. Aviñó (Band 2)
Brian S. Adler 
Albert E. Dotson, Jr. (Eminent Practitioner)
A. Vicky Leiva 
Carter N. McDowell (Band 2)
Eileen Ball Mehta 
Stanley B. Price (Senior Statesman)

Tax (Band 1)
Richard M. Goldstein (Band 2)

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 2020, 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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