Reed Smith Opens Miami Office with Arbitration and Litigation Team from Astigarraga Davis

Global law firm Reed Smith today announced the opening of an office in Miami with the addition of the seven-lawyer International Arbitration and Litigation Practice from Astigarraga Davis. These new additions join Reed Smith’s leading International Arbitration Practice, as well as its growing Latin America Business team. With this new location, Reed Smith now has 27 offices worldwide.

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Aram Bloom Joins Wilson Elser’s Miami Office

National law firm Wilson Elser announced that Aram Bloom has joined the firm’s Miami office as a partner. Bloom focuses his practice in health care transactions and licensing, business litigation and dispute resolution. He also has experience in general governmental and regulatory litigation with insurers and government agencies; commercial litigation matters, including complex intellectual property litigation; and representation of health care entities in licensing and regulatory disputes.

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Condon & Forsyth to Continue International Aviation Work in New Miami Office

Condon & Forsyth is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Miami, Florida. Expanding to Miami is a natural progression that will allow the firm to continue to serve its clients while having a physical presence in one of the most important business hubs for Latin America. The office will be headed by Partner John Maggio, who has extensive experience representing air carriers, aircraft manufacturers, and insurers in civil, commercial, and products liability litigation. Mr. Maggio will be joined by industry veteran and Florida local attorney, Robert Owens, Of Counsel, who has 40-plus years of legal and business experience representing clients in aircraft finance as well as commercial and civil aviation matters.

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Lewis Brisbois Expands Miami Office

Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce the expansion of its most recent office in Miami with the hire of Partner Seth Alhadeff and Associates Noel Johnson, Stefanie Phillips, Brian Goldenberg, and Ravika Rameshwar.

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Pillsbury Adds Six-Lawyer Litigation and Tax Group, Establishes New Miami Office

Pillsbury today announced the opening of its newest office, in Miami, as well as the addition of a prominent six-lawyer team from Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP that will strengthen the firm’s highly regarded commercial litigation and tax practices in both Florida and New York. Partners Jennifer Altman, Shani Rivaux and senior counsel Aryeh Kaplan join the firm’s Litigation group, while partners Michael Kosnitzky, Keith Blum and special counsel Ivan Mitev join Pillsbury’s Tax practice. Jennifer Altman will serve as Managing Partner of the new Miami office.

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Neal McAliley Joins Carlton Fields in Miami

Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Neal McAliley joined the firm as a shareholder in its Miami office. McAliley is a member of the firm’s National Trial Practice Business Litigation subgroup.

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Cozen O’Connor Continues Growth of Miami Office With Addition of Leading Immigration Group

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to welcome a team of three lawyers with extensive immigration experience to the firm’s Miami office. Scott E. Bettridge, Michael W. Stevenson and Daniela Berisiartu Barshel join Cozen O’Connor from Fox Rothschild and will continue their focus on employment–based immigration and advising both U.S. and foreign companies on corporate finance and infrastructure development, while maximizing opportunities under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.

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Kelley Kronenberg Adds Two Partners in South Florida

Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse, full-service business law firm, announced that Scott A. Boyer and Cassandra J. Jeffries have joined the firm in South Florida as Partners. Mr. Boyer, who joins the firm’s Miami office, focuses his practice on Insurance and General Liability Defense, including Premises Liability, First Party Property Insurance, Negligent Security, Product Liability, Automobile Negligence, and Personal Injury Protection. Ms. Jeffries, who joins the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, handles First Party Insurance Defense, Property and Casualty Claims, and general Civil Litigation matters.

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Dentons Adds John Sarchio as Partner in Insurance Regulatory Practice

Dentons, the global law firm, today named John J. Sarchio as a partner in the Insurance Regulatory practice. He advises clients on insurance industry mergers, acquisitions and financings, reinsurance transactions, self-insurance and captive programs and insurance regulatory consulting and compliance. Sarchio will be resident in the Firm’s Miami and New York offices.

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