Business of Law

Carlton Fields Opens Office In L.A.

By Julie Kay |

Continuing its expansion, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has headed west, opening an office in Los Angeles, its 11th nationally.

Patrick DeBlasio III

Patrick DeBlasio Named Managing Shareholder For Littler In Miami

By Julie Kay |

Patrick DeBlasio III succeeds Scott Forman, who will remain on Littler Mendelson's board of directors.

Joseph DeMaria and David Turken

Two Tew Cardenas Attorneys Move to Fox Rothschild

By Julie Kay |

Former Tew Cardenas attorneys Joseph DeMaria and David Turken have landed at Fox Rothschild, DeMaria as a partner and Turken as an associate.

Matias R. Dorta

Matias Dorta, Father-Son Tews, Join New Firms

By Julie Kay |

Three more lawyers from the disbanding Tew Cardenas have landed new jobs—Jeffrey Tew, Spencer Tew and Matias Dorta.

Gunster Duo Joins Holland & Knight

By Julie Kay |

Holland & Knight will beef up its financial services practice group in Miami with the addition of Andres Fernandez and Gabriel Caballero from Gunster.

Jackie Hodes

Jackie Hodes Named Hiring Partner For DLA Piper

By Julie Kay |

Jackie Hodes has been named hiring partner in DLA Piper's Miami office, replacing Pedro Martinez-Fraga, who left the firm to start a Miami office for Bryan Cave.

Paul Lipton

Ex-Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Joins Rumberger Kirk

By Julie Kay |

Former Greenberg Traurig shareholder Paul Lipton is joining Orlando-based Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell as director of professionalism, career and skill development.

Jack Barbour, managing partner of Buchanan Ingersoll and Rhea Law, Fowler White managing partner

Fowler White Boggs Merging With Buchanan Ingersoll

By Julie Kay |

After scouting for a Florida merger partner for years, Pittsburgh-based Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has finally succeeded, announcing a merger with Tampa-based Fowler White Boggs.

Ryan C. Reetz and Pedro Martinez-Fraga

Bryan Cave Opens Miami Office

By Julie Kay |

St. Louis-based international law firm Bryan Cave is opening a Miami office with two attorneys who opened DLA Piper's Miami office three years ago.

Tom Tew

After Co-Founder's Death, Tew CardenasTo Close April 1

By Julie Kay |

Tew Cardenas managing partner Joe Rebak said the Miami law firm is closing following the death of co-founder Thomas Tew.

Tripp Scott Launches Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy Practice

By Julie Kay |

Fort Lauderdale-based Tripp Scott is launching a creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice with three new lawyers, including practice leader Charles Tatelbaum.

Jeffrey A. Neiman

Three Former Federal Prosecutors Create Litigation Firm

By Julie Kay |

Jeff Neiman, Jeff Marcus and Dan Rashbaum are launching a white-collar litigation firm called Marcus Neiman & Rashbaum.

Al Cardenas

Al Cardenas Leaves Tew Cardenas For Squire Sanders

By Julie Kay |

Al Cardenas is leaving the Miami law firm he co-founded to join Squire Sanders as a senior partner and will divide his time between Squire Sanders' Miami and Washington offices.

Carlton Fields Revenue Up 3 Percent, Net Income Flat

By Julie Kay |

Carlton Fields generated $171 million in revenue while profit per partner held steady $830,000.

Carol S. Cope

Another Mediator Leaves JAMS And Joins Salmon & Dulberg

By Julie Kay |

JAMS has lost another mediator as Carol Cope is moving to another Miami mediation firm, Salmon & Dulberg.

Miles A. McGrane Retires Practice

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Former Florida Bar president Miles A. McGrane III retired his practice after 38 years.

(L-R) Theodore J. Leopold, Joseph M. Sellers & Steven J. Toll

Leopold Law Merges With Washington's Cohen Milstein

By Julie Kay |

Theodore Leopold and Leslie Kroeger become partners in the new Florida office of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll.

Rasco Klock Perez & Nieto Signs Long-Term Lease Here

By Julie Kay |

Coral Gables law firm Rasco Klock Perez & Nieto is moving up, leasing 13,000 square feet in the penthouse at 2555 Ponce.

Greenberg Traurig

For Second Straight Year, Greenberg Traurig Reports Financial Declines

By Julie Kay |

For a second consecutive year, global law firm Greenberg Traurig reported declines in nearly every financial category including revenue, net income and profit per partner.

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Akerman Revenue Increases By 4 Percent

By Julie Kay |

Miami-based Akerman reported revenue growth in 2013, but the rate was below the record-setting levels of 2012 and 2011.

Jackson Hwu, Jaime Guttman, Jason Stark and Juan Pablo Cappello

Three Greenberg Lawyers Join Former GC, Create New Law Firm

By Julie Kay |

Jackson Hwu, Jaime Guttman, Jason Stark and Juan Pablo Cappello have started a business-focused Miami law firm called the Private Advising Group.

Holland & Knight Beefs Up Revenue, Profits

By Julie Kay |

Holland & Knight saw solid growth in 2013 with gross revenue up 5 percent and an 8 percent boost in profit per partner.

Juan Ramirez Jr.

Former 3rd DCA Judge Ramirez Joins Diaz Reus & Targ

By Julie Kay |

Nearly a year after leaving the Third District Court of Appeal to take a job with mediation firm JAMS, Judge Juan Ramirez Jr. is on the move again.

04/2012-- GrayRobinson in Miami.

GrayRobinson Revenue Up 4%, Profit Margin Down

By Julie Kay |

Orlando-based GrayRobinson had a relatively flat year as expenses rose. Net income was up less than 1 percent.

Akerman Opens Its 20th Office In Chicago

By Julie Kay |

Akerman opened a Chicago office with eight lawyers, including seven from Ulmer & Berne and one shuttling back and forth from Miami.

$85M In Revenue For Bilzin Sumberg In 2013

By Julie Kay |

The one-office firm specializing in real estate and bankruptcy law generated $1.76 million in profit per partner.

Greenspoon Marder Reports $87.5M In 2013 Revenue

By Julie Kay |

The 2-year-old merger with Ruden McClosky is seen as a success at the firm with 133 lawyers and 68 equity partners.

Emil R. Infante

Infante Zumpano Breaking Up; Most Lawyers Move To Roig Tutan

By Julie Kay |

As the Coral Gables law firm Infante Zumpano breaks up, most of its lawyers are merging with another minority-owned law firm. The new Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg, Martin, Stoller & Zumpano in Deerfield Beach will have 98 lawyers.

104-Year-Old Shutts & Bowen Reports Record Revenue

By Julie Kay |

Miami-based Shutts & Bowen collected $132.5 million in annual revenue last year, 4 percent gain over the previous year.

Jason Gonzalez Joins Shutts & Bowen As Tallahassee Partner

By Julie Kay |

Shutts & Bowen has landed a new Tallahassee partner: Jason Gonzalez, former general counsel to Gov. Charlie Crist.