Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Diana C. Mendez has joined the firm as a Partner in Bilzin Sumberg's Land Development & Government Relations Group, where she will be an integral part of the Government Contracting and Public-Private Partnerships (P3) team.
"On behalf of the Firm, we are delighted to welcome Diana as the latest addition to our leading government relations practice," said Bilzin Sumberg Managing Partner Albert E. Dotson, Jr., who also heads the firm’s Government Contracting and P3 Teams. "She joins at an exciting time for P3’s in the state of Florida and beyond, allowing us to expand and strengthen our bench to accommodate growing demand from clients involved in a wide array of P3 projects, including transformational infrastructure across the region.”
Diana possesses a strong track record of driving positive client outcomes on matters involving government administrative, procurement and transactional law. She counsels clients through all phases of the government procurement process - for both P3s and traditional public procurement - including advising and representing clients with teaming arrangements, proposal preparation, responsiveness and responsibility review, minority and disadvantaged business enterprise certifications, contract negotiations, and bid protest litigation.
Diana has been recognized since 2018 as a Rising Star in government contracts law by Super Lawyers Magazine. In 2020, she was also recognized by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) as a Miami-Dade FAWL Leader in the Law. She is the President of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, the founding president of Miami’s Next Leaders, and a former member of the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women.
About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg counsels clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, 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 stands at the center of virtually every major transaction shaping Florida and is at the forefront of the state’s most pressing economic issues – from infrastructure, transit and mobility, to affordability and the diversification of the state’s economy. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, construction, corporate and securities, finance, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and private wealth planning, antitrust, business litigation, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.