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Flora R. Perez

Flora R. Perez focuses her practice on advising public companies on corporate and securities matters, public securities offerings, asset-backed financing transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She is experienced counseling boards and senior management on a variety of legal issues including corporate governance, executive compensation, SEC reporting, compliance, strategic business initiatives, commercial matters, and employment.

Flora advises both public companies on the full range of securities transactions including mergers, tender offers, going private transactions and strategic investments both nationally and internationally.

Concentrations

  • Corporate and securities
  • Corporate governance
  • Public securities offerings
  • Strategic business, financial and transactional planning

Capabilities

Experience

  • Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Ryder System, Inc., 2012-2015 
  • Group Director, Corporate Transactions, Securities, Finance and Governance, 2003-2009
  • Assistant Controller, Cargill International Corp., 1992-1996

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyer," 2020 
  • Listed, IFLR1000, "Rising Star (Florida)," Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: Equity, 2018-2020
  • Listed, Inside Counsel magazine, "Women Poised for Prominence," 2014
  • Listed, Diversity Journal, "Woman Worth Watching," 2014
  • Recipient, "Florida Glass Ceiling Award," Florida Diversity Council, 2013
  • Board Member and Finance Committee Chair, Friends of WLRN
  • Board Member, The Commonwealth Institute, a non-profit organization devoted to advancing businesswomen in leadership positions.
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Cuban-American Bar Association
  • Member, Chamber of Commerce Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, Working Group, Corporate Disclosure Effectiveness Committee
  • Member, The Florida Bar

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 1997
  • B.S., Accounting, with high honors, University of Florida, 1992
Admissions
  • Florida
Languages
  • Spanish, Fluent