GENOVESE JOBLOVE & BATTISTA NAMES JESUS M. SUAREZ PARTNER
MIAMI, FL – JANUARY 2016 – Miami-based Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Jesus M. Suarez has been named a partner. Suarez joined the firm in 2008 as an associate. He concentrates his practice in the areas of litigation, governmental law, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy litigation, and real estate transactions.
"AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Suarez represents businesses and individuals in litigation matters arising from business disputes, Ponzi schemes, and other fraudulent and insolvent enterprises. He also counsels both private and public clients before various municipal, state and federal governments and agencies, and advises clients, including distributors and manufacturers, with varied business interests in Cuba on regulatory, compliance, and asset control matters.
His significant representations have included assisting the Chapter 11 Trustee of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, P.A, reported to be the fourth largest Ponzi scheme ever, in settling litigation matters in excess of $100 million; obtaining a favorable judgment on behalf of a client involved in a contested election dispute, and representing a prominent developer in a dispute with a local municipality regarding a large residential project.
"Jesus is a proven talent able to handle highly complex business disputes," said shareholder John H. Genovese. "We are pleased to have him as a partner."
Prior to joining Genovese Joblove & Battista, Suarez served as a law clerk and legislative analyst to the Florida House of Representatives, where he co-authored a published report, "Developing and Financing the Florida Department of Transportation's Five Year Work Program."
He has been recognized as an "Associate to Watch" by Chambers USA, a "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers, and a "Top Up and Comer" by Florida Trend.
Suarez earned his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he was a member of the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team, and was inducted into Florida Blue Key. He earned his bachelor of business administration, cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago.
A graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (National Session), Suarez is a member of The Florida Bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. He is a proud member of the Belen Jesuit Alumni Association.