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José M. Ferrer Certified In International Litigation and Arbitration

The Florida Bar

Press Release
September 9, 2020
Miami, FL –Bilzin Sumberg is proud to announce that José M. Ferrer, partner in the firm's Litigation Group, was recently certified in International Litigation and Arbitration by The Florida Bar. Board Certification, the highest level of recognition from The Florida Bar, recognizes attorneys for their special knowledge, skills, proficiency, professionalism, and ethics in practice, and is a distinction only 7% of eligible Florida Bar members have earned.

José has been a trial lawyer for two decades, representing clients in their most important business disputes both domestically and internationally. His practice has a strong Latin American focus, and he has extensive experience representing multi-national clients in cross-border and international disputes before U.S. courts and international arbitration tribunals. José has represented clients throughout the world across a variety of industries, including real estate, manufacturing, media and entertainment, talent management, banking and financial services, and telecommunications. He has represented those clients in matters such as shareholder disputes, deceptive and unfair trade practices litigation, the enforcement of non-competition agreements, commercial and real estate disputes, international tax controversies, the prosecution and defense of business torts, contract disputes, civil asset forfeitures, and civil RICO claims.

José has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in commercial international arbitration law since 2018, Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star since 2016, the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Lawyer since 2013 and Florida Super Lawyers as a Top 100 Miami Super Lawyer since 2015. 

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
José M. Ferrer

José M. Ferrer

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