Business of Law

At 789 Ft. the Four Seasons Hotel is the tallest building in Florida

Kenny Nachwalter is Moving to Brickell to Avoid, Get This, Traffic

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Litigation boutique Kenny Nachwalter is moving from downtown Miami in part to avoid traffic, its broker says.

McDermott Partners With Spanish Firm for Foray Into Cuba

By Nell Gluckman |

McDermott Will & Emery has become the latest Am Law 100 firm to target opportunities stemming from the renewal of U.S. diplomatic relations with Cuba, forging an alliance with Spanish firm Olleros Abogados to advise clients on Cuba-related matters from Madrid.

Lewis Murphy

Stroock Adds Partner from Squire Patton Boggs

By Julie Kay |

On an expansion tear in Miami, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan has added new litigation partner Lewis Murphy.

Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig Opening Berlin Office With 50 Lawyers

By Julie Kay |

Greenberg Traurig will open its 38th office and fourth in Europe this fall by taking over the Berlin office of London-based Olswang.

Tom Schmitt and Lauri Goldstein, formerly of Goldstein Schmitt & Associates in Stuart

Law Firm's Breakup is Getting Nasty With Claims of Theft and Mental Instability Between the Partners

By Samantha Joseph |

After a partner leaves his law firm, the former law partners turn on each other in a battle for up to 170 clients.

David Gersten

Another Bilzin Defection: David Gersten Heading to Gordon & Rees (Slideshow)

By Julie Kay |

Former Third District Court of Appeal Chief Judge David Gersten said he's leaving a day after top litigator Marty Steinberg jumped.

Marty L. Steinberg

What Marty Steinberg's Defection to Hogan Lovells Means for Bilzin

By Samantha Joseph |

Marty Steinberg is leaving Bilzin Sumberg to join Hogan Lovells, taking four attorneys and a massive slice of business with him.

Whole Foods at 200 SE 2nd St.

Power Lunch: Crowds Flock to Whole Foods' Casual Alternative [SLIDESHOW]

By Julie Kay |

Whole Foods gives thousands of workers a quicker and more affordable alternative to pricey steakhouses and sit-down restaurants.

Need to Hit Friends Up for Cash? Well, There's an App for That

By Mae Anderson |

Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. And they're particularly popular among millennials, a generation that seems to have their own way of doing everything.

America's New Bond Underwriters Have Arrived in Search of Alpha

By Lisa Abramowicz |

The business of underwriting bonds is being turned on its head in the U.S.

Locke Lord Hires 2 Attorneys in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Dallas-based Locke Lord is hiring partners for its fledgling Miami office at 801 Brickell Ave.

New Jersey Law Firm Opens in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Bressler, Amery & Ross now has Florida offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Paul A. Calli

Carlton Fields' Paul Calli Opening Own Firm

By Julie Kay |

After seven years at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, trial lawyer Paul Calli is leaving to open his own shop in downtown Miami with an associate.

What Dentons Gets From McKenna Merger After Departures

By Meredith Hobbs |

Skeptics accuse global megafirm Dentons of growing for growth's sake, especially after its January combination with a 4,000-lawyer Chinese firm, Dacheng. That move made Dentons the largest firm in the world with 6,500 lawyers.

DLA Piper Expands to Colombia With Martinez Neira

By Julie Kay |

London-based DLA Piper expands to Colombia under a cooperative agreement with Martinez Neira Abogados, one of the country's leading law firms.

The Reason Carlos Concepcion is Leaving the Firm He Founded to Join Jones Day

By Julie Kay |

Jones Day has picked up three international arbitrators in Miami, further beefing up its Miami office, while Carlos Concepcion is leaving the law firm he founded two decades ago.

Foreclosure Firm Butler & Hosch Shuts Down

By Julie Kay |

Considered one of the largest foreclosure law firms in the country, the Orlando-based firm closed its doors abruptly and filed an assignment for the benefit of creditors in Florida state court.

Hinshaw & Culbertson Adds 2 From Carlton Fields

By Julie Kay |

Hinshaw & Culbertson picks up two partners from Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, beefing up its Coral Gables office.

04/2012-- GrayRobinson in Miami.

GrayRobinson on a Binge, Hiring 11 Laterals

By Julie Kay |

On an expansion tear, Orlando-based GrayRobinson has picked up 11 laterals in the last two months, many of them in Miami.