Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg congratulates Kayla M. Hernandez on being recognized on Lawyers of Color’s annual Hot List. This list recognizes junior- and mid-level attorneys working for law firms, companies, and government agencies, who show promise in their career field and demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession. Attorneys chosen for the list will be honored at a reception on July 19, 2023, in Washington, D.C., and profiled in the Hot List 2023 issue.
Kayla’s inclusion in Lawyers of Color’s Hot List is a reflection of her extensive engagement in organizations and activities that promote diversity within the profession, including the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Pathfinder leadership program for young attorneys, the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and her participation in Bilzin Sumberg’s long-standing educational partnership with the Street Law Legal Diversity Pipeline Program, which seeks to introduce students from underrepresented communities to the legal system and wider legal profession, by connecting them to practitioners from local law firms.
Kayla is a member of Bilzin Sumberg’s Litigation Practice Group, where she handles commercial litigation, antitrust, and arbitration matters spanning many industries, including the real estate and automotive industries.
About Lawyers of Color
Lawyers of Color is a 501(c)(3) devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities. It celebrates attorneys of color and conducts research and studies regarding the intersection of the legal profession and social justice.
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.