DLA Piper expanded its Miami, Florida office recently with the addition of five prominent lawyers with significant global practices, all formerly partners at Hunton & Williams LLP.
Carlos Loumiet, and John Haley have joined the firm as partners in the firm’s Corporate practice, Craig Rasile and Andrew Zaron as partners in the Bankruptcy practice and Michael Silva as a partner in the Tax practice.
Loumiet was previously partner and co-chair of the Hunton & Williams’ International practice group. Loumiet focuses his practice on the business and financial services fields domestically and abroad.
John Haley was a partner in Hunton & Williams’ International practice group and has represented clients in cross-border transactions and domestic transactional matters.
Roger Meltzer, Global Chair of DLA Piper’s Corporate and Finance practice was quoted as saying in a press release at the firm’s website: “Carlos and John’s sophisticated international practice base matches well with our global platform and helps further strengthen our capabilities in a number of regions around the globe, particularly Latin America.”
Craig Rasile was co-chair of the Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights practice at Hunton & Williams and has represented clients in bankruptcy matters in a wide variety of industries.
Andrew Zaron was formerly a partner in Hunton & Williams’ Bankruptcy practice. He focuses on the areas of bankruptcy, workouts, debt restructuring, corporate reorganization and creditors’ rights.
Michael Silva was a tax & ERISA partner and head of Hunton & Williams’ International Private Wealth Advisors practice. He focuses his practice on international tax law.
DLA Piper has 3,500 lawyers in offices throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.