Transactional Representations

Business Transactions

  • Represented clients in the restructure of business holdings and the acquisition and sale of businesses, divisions, and contract rights as well as passive business interests.
  • Represented industry leader of consumer healthcare products in the acquisition of two separate domestic businesses in related product areas not previously part of client’s business focus.
  • Represented client with the documentation of the restructure of commercial leases of its various premises in Florida, taking advantage of the market advantages currently available to large commercial tenants.
  • Represented client with the sale of regional private medical practice to a public company, addressing the business sale issues and also employment issues for the principals of our client and the acquisition related licensing and contract matters.
  • Represented client in connection with its license of one of the most successful trademarks in the sports and entertainment industry.
  • Represented clients affected by recent changes in the traditional financing markets in matters involving alternative private and non-traditional financing sources of both debt and capital investments.
  • Represented manufacturing companies, entertainment industry companies, professional sports interests, home health agencies, professional practice firms, consumer products companies, and entities in other industries in acquisitions involving the purchase or sale of the client’s business.
  • Represent travel industry leader in the acquisition of businesses within its scope of business and in related industries.
  • Represented a business service entity in the sale of its assets to a national service company.

Government Law

  • Represented an international consortium in a public/private partnership in the approval of a $450 million Miami-Dade County and a $50 million City of Miami contribution for the Port of Miami Tunnel Project.
  • Represented a major corporation in the public bidding process and negotiation of the final contract for advertising bus shelters in Miami-Dade County.
  • Represented a major international corporation in the public bidding process, bid protest, and contract negotiation for advertising display panels in Miami International Airport.
  • Represented a major corporation in the public bidding process for retail space at Miami International Airport.
  • Represented a major developer in the approval of a county environmental permit for a mega yacht marina on Watson Island.
  • Represented various corporations in bid protests in regard to health services.
  • Represented client in bid protest for contract to build and repair a marina.
  • Represented client in a bid dispute in regard to parking garage at Miami International Airport.

Land Use AND ZONING

  • Handled rezoning and master planning of a 300-acre parcel from a golf course to high density residential area.
  • Represented major developers in Major Use Special Permit (MUSP) applications in the City of Miami approving more than 2,000 residential units and substantial commercial space.
  • Represented a major university in approval of a change to the Miami-Dade County Comprehensive Development Master Plan to permit future approval of a Traditional Neighborhood Development.
  • Represented a major developer in the approval of a change to the Miami-Dade County Master Plan, together with approval of a zone change to permit a 15-acre commercial/residential development near Miami-Dade College, South Campus.
  • Represented a 75-acre elderly housing development in the approval of an amendment to the Comprehensive Development Master Plan of the Town of Cutler Bay, Florida, to permit a major redevelopment of its facilities.
  • Represented a large private high school to obtain county approval for expansion of its facilities and student body.
  • Represented a large private school in the approval of requests to expand its facilities in the Village of Palmetto Bay, Florida.
  • Represented numerous major developers in land use, zoning and environmental due diligence evaluations of properties in Miami-Dade County.

Real Estate Transactions

  • Represented seller of more than 80 gas stations valued in excess of $70 million.
  • Handled sale and lease back of office building valued in excess of $90 million.
  • Represented developers in the acquisition of land, development, financing and sales of condominiums in major projects in South Florida.
  • Represented governmental agency in the sale of troubled assets.
  • Represented banking institutions in commercial and residential mortgage closings.
  • Represented major developer in the acquisition and permitting of a 40-acre shopping center.
  • Represented client in the sale of a 300-acre parcel including golf course.
  • Represented clients in the negotiation of lease for office and commercial space.
  • Represented client in the acquisition of the historic Freedom Tower in downtown Miami.
  • Represented various owners in negotiation of agreements with architects and contractors.