We were one of the first international law firms to enter the South Florida market. The lawyers in our Miami office practice throughout Florida and serve as the principal connection to our Latin America practice.
Our Miami lawyers have handled some of the most significant lawsuits in Florida. We represent clients in a broad array of commercial disputes, including deal litigation, contract interpretation, corporate governance, real estate, class actions, employment and labor, civil rights, construction, mortgage banking, insurance coverage, bankruptcy and workouts, intellectual property, product liability, toxic torts, and international disputes.
The Miami Corporate group provides guidance to clients on investments, transactions, and compliance matters. Our work is primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, corporate finance and capital markets (including public and private securities offerings), emerging companies, corporate governance, joint ventures and strategic alliances, cross-border transactions, and general corporate services. Our Estate Planning and Trusts & Estates practice counsels high-net-worth individuals on complex estate, tax, and business planning, providing a distinct solution to each client we serve.
We have a thorough understanding of the specific risks and issues facing companies across the entire health care spectrum. Our clients in this space range from premier academic medical centers and hospitals and health systems to long-term care facilities (including nursing homes) to home health agencies and hospices, pharmacies, clinical labs, durable medical equipment suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, and physician groups. Our Health Care and FDA lawyers in Miami have extensive experience providing legal analysis and advice concerning most aspects of health care provider regulation and compliance, operations, and transactions. Further, we have a strong understanding of government and internal investigations and litigation, as well as compliance and corporate integrity agreements. We routinely deal with complex analyses of reimbursement and other revenue cycle management compliance and legal issues. We also represent clients with complex health care transactions, as well as disputes and litigation.
In bankruptcy and debtor and creditor matters, we represent secured and unsecured creditors, acquirers of assets and operations, bond and debenture holders, and creditors’ committees. These engagements include significant representations of banks, private equity investors, and asset-based lenders in proceedings under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Lawyers in the Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety group offer our employer clients a robust practice encompassing day-to-day advice and counsel, defense of employment disputes and investigations, wage and hour actions, workplace safety claims, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 employment issues, and business transaction support.
We also take great advantage of our location in Miami—the commercial gateway to Latin America—to offer a vibrant international practice. We represent both domestic and foreign clients in connection with inbound and outbound international transactions, with a particular emphasis on commerce involving Latin America. Our International Arbitration practice focuses on Latin America, as Miami is often the preferred neutral location for disputes arising out of the Caribbean, Central America, and South America because of its lower costs, cultural compatibility, multilingual professional force, and special international arbitration court division.
- The 2023 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey recognized the Miami office as Tier 1 in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.
- Seven lawyers from the Miami office were listed among the 2024 Best Lawyers in America®; six lawyers were listed among the 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America.