Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP, a commercial law firm with extensive experience in the areas of Corporate and Tax, Government Relations and Land Development, Litigation, Real Estate, Restructuring and Bankruptcy announced election of three attorneys to the firm’s partnership across practice groups.
Effective January 1, 2014, Real Estate attorney Bryan Hawks, Corporate & Tax attorney Joshua A. Kaplan and Restructuring and Bankruptcy attorney Jeffrey I. Snyder became the firm’s newest partners.
“We congratulate Bryan, Josh and Jeff and welcome them to the partnership,” said Bilzin Sumberg Managing Partner, John C. Sumberg. “They all exemplify the best of Bilzin Sumberg in delivering the highest level of client service, quality of legal counsel and efficiency. As the firm’s partnership continues to grow, we look forward to their continued success.”
Hawks handles commercial real estate transactions including the leasing, acquisition, development and disposition of hotels, resorts, restaurants, marinas and retail projects. He has been involved in a number of high-profile projects including the $305.1 million refinancing of more than 40 properties in the Miami Design District, the largest construction financing in South Florida since the 2008 real estate crash. Mr. Hawks is recognized as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers.
Joshua A. Kaplan
Kaplan handles tax planning related to international and domestic transactions, including restructurings, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, he advises private investment funds on the tax aspects of investments in securities, real estate and joint ventures. Kaplan is a frequent contributor to Bilzin Sumberg’s New Miami Blog, providing insight on tax issues related to Miami’s emergence as a global destination and center of commerce.
Jeffrey I. Snyder
Snyder represents debtors, lenders, secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, landlords and other constituencies in sophisticated bankruptcy proceedings, commercial loan transactions and out-of-court workouts. His clients span industries including hospitality, telecommunications, retail, real estate development, gaming and health care, and his recent work involving high-profile properties from South Beach to North Bay Village has helped to facilitate South Florida’s financial recovery. Snyder is recognized as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers.
Miami-based commercial law firm, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP has announced election of three attorneys to the firm’s partnership across practice groups. Effective January 1, 2014, Real Estate attorney Bryan Hawks, Corporate and Tax attorney Joshua A. Kaplan and Bankruptcy attorney Jeffrey I. Snyder became the firm’s newest partners.