Benchmark Ligation Names Four Partners in Its 2023 40 & Under List

Press Release
August 11, 2023

Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that Litigation Partners Ilana Drescher, Kenneth Duvall, Jake Greenberg, and Lori Lustrin have been named in Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under list. The 40 & Under list highlights accomplished young lawyers and their ability to navigate their clients through various types of litigation matters. The inclusion of three Bilzin Sumberg partners that are new to the 40 & Under list speaks to the depth and breadth of Bilzin Sumberg’s trial and litigation practice.

As a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, Ilana Drescher guides clients through complex business litigation and antitrust disputes. She focuses her practice on representing major opt-out plaintiffs in price-fixing antitrust multidistrict litigation, and defending food and beverage companies and other consumer product businesses against false advertising, deceptive labeling, and products liability class action claims. Her recent high-profile class action and antitrust work includes securing a landmark $267 million jury verdict in the Capacitors antitrust litigation and representing some of the biggest names in the restaurant industry in the Broiler Chicken antitrust litigation.

A partner with over a decade of experience, Ken Duvall’s practice spans a variety of sophisticated disputes. Ken handles commercial and financial litigation including mortgage backed securities cases, insurance disputes such as D&O claims, a wide range of real estate and land use matters, and high-stakes product liability controversies including wrongful death actions. Comfortable in both federal and state forums, Ken has appeared in courts across the country from California to New York and Minnesota to Texas. As a former appellate clerk, Ken is also at ease handling appeals. In addition, Ken serves as Assistant General Counsel for Bilzin Sumberg.

Jake Greenberg is a commercial litigation attorney who handles all types of business disputes, with an emphasis on real estate litigation, joint venture partnership disputes, and loan-servicing matters involving commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS). His expansive practice includes representation of financial institutions, commercial lenders, mortgage companies, special servicers, sponsors, developers, and commercial landlords and tenants, on matters spanning complex commercial foreclosures, lender liability, receiverships, loan workouts, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and CMBS regulatory compliance matters.

A veteran litigator, Lori Lustrin has been a key member of Bilzin Sumberg's Antitrust Group virtually from its inception, making tremendous contributions to the Antitrust Group's successes and growth. Lori’s practice focuses on federal class actions with an emphasis on antitrust litigation for opt-out plaintiffs. She also has substantial experience in a broad range of other complex business litigation matters, representing clients in product labeling, federal securities litigation, consumer product class actions, and multidistrict litigation across the country.

Benchmark Litigation provides law firm and lawyer rankings based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients as well as analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments. Every year, Benchmark Litigation sets out to identify the best and brightest litigators across the US and Canada.

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

Ilana Drescher
Kenneth Duvall
Partner & Assistant General Counsel
Lori Lustrin
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