Holland & Knight Expands International Arbitration Team with Addition of New Partner Joseph Mamounas

Joseph Mamounas has joined Holland & Knight’s Miami office as a partner in its litigation practice group focusing on international arbitration matters, as well as complex business disputes and corporate fraud and compliance issues. Mr. Mamounas began his practice at Baker & McKenzie LLP and, more recently, was a partner at Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

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Holland & Knight Expands M&A, Private Equity and Securities Practices

Holland & Knight today announced the addition of 10 corporate lawyers from Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. The group includes Partners David Barkus, Ira Rosner, Aaron Slavens, Jordan Taylor and Marc Druckman and Associates Henry Roque, Jordan Schneider, Kyle Hershey, Danica Malloy and George Pita.

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Goldberg Segalla Announces Second Florida Expansion

Just six weeks after announcing it entered the Florida market by opening an office in Orlando, international law firm Goldberg Segalla is once again making waves — this time in the southern portion of the state, where its 18th and 19th offices are now open for business in West Palm Beach and Miami.

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Cozen O’Connor Expands Miami Office with Addition of Two New Members

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that nationally recognized and board certified labor and employment attorneys Susan Eisenberg and Jennifer Williams have joined the firm as members, resident in the Miami office. Previously with Akerman, both are part of the Labor & Employment Department.

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Stroock Continues Expansion of Litigation Practice with Addition of Lewis F. Murphy

Lewis F. Murphy has joined the national Litigation Practice Group of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP as a partner in the Miami office. He joins recent additions Steven D. Atlee, a litigation partner in Los Angeles; Michael C. Keats, a litigation partner in New York; Laura E. Besvinick; a litigation partner in Miami; and Julie E. Nevins, a litigation special counsel in Miami.

Mr. Murphy’s practice focuses on complex multidistrict and high-stakes commercial litigation. He has extensive experience with securities and fiduciary duty litigation, class actions and derivative claims, proxy contests and corporate takeovers, as well as class actions for insurance retail sales fraud.

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DLA Piper grows Miami office with addition of Francisco Cerezo and John Murphy

DLA Piper announced today that Francisco J. Cerezo and John L. Murphy have joined the firm’s Miami office as partners in the Corporate and Finance practices, respectively. In addition, Cerezo will serve as DLA Piper’s US Head of Latin America Corporate.

“The addition of Francisco and John underscores DLA Piper’s commitment to growing its presence in the region and building a strong domestic and Latin America transactional practice commensurate with the firm’s global footprint,” said Joe Alexander, DLA Piper’s Southeast US managing partner and chair of the firm’s Southeast US Corporate and Private Equity practice. “Their impressive skill sets and legal acumen will complement the existing capabilities of the Miami office and the sophisticated services our lawyers provide to clients around the world. We very much look forward to continuing to grow our Latin America practice generally and the Miami office specifically.”

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International Law Attorney Fabian Pal Joins Holland & Knight in Miami

Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Fabian Pal has joined the firm’s Miami office as a member of the firm’s International & Cross-Border and Latin America Practice Groups. He previously practiced with Fowler White Burnett.

“Fabian has an impressive track record handling sophisticated deals in Latin America and elsewhere,” said George Mencio, co-chair of Holland & Knight’s International & Cross-Border Group. “His energy and talent will be great assets to our office.”

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