Business of Law

Foreclosure Law Firm Shuts Down in Deerfield Beach

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa and Julie Kay |

The owner of the Law Offices of Elizabeth R. Wellborn said she is closing her Deerfield Beach foreclosure law office after 12 years.

State Rep. Katie Edwards Joins Arnstein & Lehr

By Julie Kay |

The Plantation Democrat joins Chicago-based Arnstein & Lehr as an of counsel in its Fort Lauderdale office.

Akerman Launches Fraud, Recovery Practice

By Celia Ampel |

Partners Michael Goldberg and David Spector will lead an Akerman team that will litigate fraud cases, manage settlement funds for fraud victims and help banks, insurers and retailers detect fraud.

Diaz Reus Opens California Office for Latin American, Asian Clients

By Celia Ampel |

Miami-based Diaz Reus is expanding to gain more flexibility dealing with existing clients.

Outback Outpost: Diaz, Reus & Targ Creates Alliance With Australiam Firm

By Julie Kay |

Miami-based Diaz, Reus & Targ has announced a strategic alliance with Austrralian firm Holman Webb Lawyers to capitalize on increasing cross-border work between Latin America and Australia.

Berger Singerman Marks 30th Year With $300,000 in Donations

By Julie Kay |

Berger Singerman celebrates its 30th anniversary by giving $300,000 in donations to 30 charities in the Floirda cities where it has offices.

Five Lawyers Create Real Estate Firm

By Julie Kay |

The lawyers have joined forces to create a community association, real estate and banking law firm, Backer Aboud Poliakoff & Foelster, with offices in Boca Raton and Miami Beach.

Connecticut's Day Pitney Expands to Florida

By Celia Ampel |

The 300-attorney firm acquired the seven-attorney Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack trust and estates firm with offices in Boca Raton and Delray Beach.

Bernard Shapiro

Carlton Fields Seeks $1 Million in Fees in Guardianship Case

By Samantha Joseph |

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt wants more than $1 million in fees and costs for work in a guardianship case called the talk of Miami-Dade's probate court.

Three Lauderdale Lawyers Open Aviation Firm

By Julie Kay |

The lawyers in the niche practice of business aviation have joined forces to open Lapayowker Burgess.

Three Plaintiffs Attorneys Form Miami Law Firm

By Julie Kay |

Manuel Dobrinsky and Randy Rosenblum left their former firm and joined forces with Miami solo practitioner Dan Dolan to form Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum.

Lida Rodriguez-Taseff

Bankruptcy Judge Lifts Sanctions Against Duane Morris Partner Lida Rodriguez-Taseff

By Samantha Joseph |

Judge John Olson Tuesday lifts sanctions imposed on Miami attorney Lida Rodriguez-Taseff in a dispute between partners trying to redevelop Plantation's Fashion Mall.

Greenberg Traurig

Stiles GC O'Shea Joins Greenberg Traurig

By Julie Kay |

Denny O'Shea, general counsel and former head of development at Stiles Development, is joining Greenberg Traurig as chair of the firm's real estate development and land use practice in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

Hunton & Williams Adds Six Associates in Miami

By Julie Kay |

The law firm expands to 31 attorneys in its Miami office, adding two attorneys returning from judicial clerkships.

Akerman Donating $1 Million to Foster Youth Nonprofit

By Samantha Joseph |

The law firm's six-year pledge will fund work with foster children and guardian ad litem programs.

Drink It Up! Greenspoon Marder Adds Beverage Industry Law Firm

By Julie Kay |

Greernspoon Marder snaps up a four-lawyer alcohol beverage boutique firm and opens a Miami Beach office with the new lawyers.

04/2012-- GrayRobinson in Miami.

GrayRobinson's Revenue up 5 Percent to $148 Million

By Julie Kay |

The Florida law firm GrayRobinson pushes up revenue on growth in its corporate and real estate practices.

Joe Sirven

Firms Scramble to Find Corporate, Real Estate Associates

By Julie Kay |

Joe Sirven of Holland & Knight said a "perfect storm" has led to a shortage of midlevel associates for corporate and real estate groups.