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Jaret L. Davis

Jaret L. Davis is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the Miami office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A., recognized as the largest law firm in the United States in 2017 by Law360, and a member of the firm’s global Executive Committee. He oversees approximately 170 attorneys and 200 business staff based in the firm’s founding office in Miami, Florida USA and focuses his corporate and securities practice on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and large financings.

For over a decade, Jaret has led the efforts of the Miami office and served as one of several leaders leading efforts of the firm globally to be a dominant player in the technology industry. The vast majority of Jaret’s clients are technology players, ranging from information technology companies, to life sciences/biotech companies, to companies focusing on renewable energy sources. During this time, the Miami office has been a thought leader in representing angel investors, venture capital firms, growth equity funds, as well as various technology companies along all intervals of the life cycle, from startup to multi-billion dollar publicly traded companies. He routinely provides representation to publicly traded clients having an aggregate market capitalization of over $20 billion.

Recent notable representations in the IT space include him serving as lead shareholder of the team which represented Medina Capital in its $3 billion joint venture with global private equity fund BC Partners which consisted of the acquisition of a portfolio of 57 data centers across the globe and suite of cybersecurity and data analytics companies. In addition, he served as lead shareholder of the 40+ attorney legal team representing Terremark Worldwide, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed provider of IT infrastructure, in connection with its acquisition for $2 billion by Verizon Communications, Inc. At the time of its closing, the Terremark-Verizon transaction ranked as both the largest pairing of a telco and a colocation provider and the largest transaction in the cloud computing space as well as Verizon's largest acquisition since its acquisition of MCI in 2005.

Recent notable representations in the life sciences/healthcare space include him serving as lead shareholder of the team which represented Exactech, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed producer of orthopedic solutions, in connection with its $737 million acquisition by global private equity fund, TPG Capital, and serving as a primary shareholder representing Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed health care provider, in its $850 million sale to Humana, Inc.

In addition to his practice, Jaret serves in a number of civic capacities which allow him to leverage his professional interests to assist the community. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, one of the largest health systems in the State of Florida and a thought leader at leveraging digital health solutions, and serves as a co-founder and General Counsel of the eMerge Americas global technology conference. He recently served as Chair of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the Official Economic Development Partnership for Miami-Dade County.

In 2018, the Daily Business Review, a division of the ALM Media, selected Jaret to be the recipient of its 2018 “Attorney of the Year” Award in recognition of his role in facilitating recent significant transactions in both IT and life sciences/health care as well as his corporate and civic leadership within those industries. He has been recognized by a number of other publications, including Super Lawyers, the M&A Advisor, which selected him for its 2010 "40 Under 40" list, the National Law Journal, which selected him for its 2011 "Minority 40 Under 40" list, the Daily Business Review, which designated him "Top Dealmaker of the Year" in both 2010 and 2012 and the South Florida Business Journal, which selected him for its Key Partners Award.

Concentrations

Venture Capital

  • Angel investors
  • Venture Capital Funds
  • Growth Equity Funds
  • Series Seed, Series A, Series B investments
  • IPOs

Technology

  • Software and technology license agreements
  • Electronic commerce
  • Intellectual Property matters
  • Software as service agreements
  • Consulting services
  • Colocation agreements
  • Managed hosting services
  • Development agreements

Life Sciences/Biotech/Healthcare Transactions

  • Medical device manufacturers and distributors
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Digital health technology providers
  • Physician practice groups
  • Behavioral health/Substance abuse treatment centers
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Assisted living facilities

Capital Markets

  • Public offerings
  • Private placements
  • PIPES and registered directs
  • 144A offerings
  • Equity and debt offerings
  • Underwriter representations

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Strategic business combinations
  • Mergers
  • Sale of control transactions
  • LBOs/MBOs
  • Going-private transactions
  • Corporate takeover contests and defense
  • Section 363/prepackaged bankruptcy acquisitions

Secured Financing

  • Syndicated debt transactions
  • Secured debt offerings
  • DIP financings in bankruptcy proceedings

Capabilities

Experience

  • Structured, created and advised various incubators and accelerator programs, including the companies participating in such programs.
  • Represented growth equity fund with respect to its Series B investments in and acquisitions of later stage cybersecurity and data analytics companies. Manage all legal affairs with respect to portfolio.
  • Represented cloud-based workspace provider with respect to its various capital raises and the divestment of a business line.
  • Represented seed stage venture capital fund with respect to its investments in startups.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its receipt of a $20 million capital infusion from a strategic partner.
  • Represented a large French dairy products producer and distributor in connection with its $2 million investment in an Orlando-based dairy alternatives producer.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its $1 million minority investment in and extension of $5 million in credit to a North Carolina-based company engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of spinal implant devices and related product. Also represented this same company in connection with a related guarantee of a $6 million revolving credit facility entered into between the spinal implant manufacturer and Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services.
  • Represented mold inspection company in connection with a minority equity investment by a major private equity fund.
  • Represented application services provider startup in connection with its $1 million common equity raise from angel investors.
  • Represented major pharmaceutical company in connection with its 50% minority investment in a natural skin care solution provider.
  • Represented numerous other startup and young companies in connection with the sale of their capital stock to venture funds and angel investors.
  • In addition to the various technologies involved in the transactions described elsewhere in this biography, in 2016, Jaret served as legal counsel to clients developing technologies in virtual gambling, pet services aggregation, facial recognition software, cloud-based workspaces, drones, advertising campaign management software, media and show control software, DMV automation, allergy diagnostic solutions, and hardware based cybersecurity.
  • Representation of a Fortune 50 company in connection with its efforts to collaborate with various technology companies worldwide and incorporate such innovation in its core systems and processes.
  • Representation of a major health system in connection with in-house innovation efforts as well as collaboration with technology companies worldwide.
  • Representation of a coding boot camp, including successfully obtaining the first education license in the State of Florida for a coding bootcamp from the Florida Department of Education
  • Representation of various technology incubators and accelerators.
  • Representation of numerous private equity funds, venture capital funds, and institutional angel investors in connection with fund formation capital raising activities as well as capital raising activities by their portfolio companies.
  • Represented NYSE-traded HVAC distributor in its $609 million underwritten secondary offering of common stock by its joint venture partner.
  • Represented NYSE-traded installer and distributor of insulation products in connection with its $400 million 144A offering of senior notes.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $75  million 144A offering of senior secured second lien notes purchased by Credit Suisse serving as initial purchaser and secured by a second priority collateral package including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the U.S., Belgium, Spain, Brazil, the UK, British Virgin Islands, Turkey, and Peru.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $50 million 144A tack-on offering of senior secured notes purchased by Credit Suisse serving as initial purchaser and secured by a collateral package including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the S., Belgium, Spain, Brazil, and the UK.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $420 million 144A offering of senior secured notes via an initial purchaser syndicate led by Credit Suisse, and secured by a collateral package including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the S., Belgium, Spain, Brazil, and the UK.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its private placement and subsequent registration for resale of $20 million of common stock to a strategic partner.
  • Negotiated with private equity funds on behalf of a former Nasdaq-traded provider of electronic security systems, the restructuring of the terms of $40 million of preferred stock held by such funds together with certain other corporate governance covenants provided therein.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its $20 million Registered Direct Offering.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its public offering of $88 million of common stock.
  • Represented AMEX-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its public offering of $100 million of common stock.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its public offering of $60 million of common stock.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its private placement of $10 million of convertible preferred stock and accompanying warrants.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with its private placement of $45 million of notes and accompanying warrants to purchase common stock and subsequent exchange for an equivalent amount of convertible preferred stock.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with its $18 million private placement of common stock and accompanying warrants and use of the proceeds to shift the company's operations towards the electronic security services industry.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded timeshare developer in connection with the private placement of approximately $11 million of common stock, representing a majority of the company's outstanding equity. Represented same company in connection with certain debt restructurings that were simultaneously implemented.
  • Represented NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its $130 million Rule 144A private placement of high yield notes and accompanying warrants and the subsequent exchange offer of publicly traded notes for these privately placed notes.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $30 million sale of senior notes to certain Dutch venture capital firms to provide funds for the purchase of a leading internet exchange facility in Miami, Florida.
  • Represented investment group led by significant "Forbes 1000 Richest People in the World" investor in connection with investment in and taking public of three Israeli biotechnology companies.
  • Represented numerous other public and private companies in connection with public offerings and private placements to raise needed capital for short-term purposes, financings of acquisitions and working capital.
  • Represented Exactech, Inc., a Nasdaq-listed manufacturer of orthopedic implants in its $737 million sale to TPG Capital.
  • Represented Medina Capital in its joint venture with BC Partners to fund and close a $3 billion acquisition of a portfolio of 57 data centers across the globe and suite of cybersecurity and data analytics companies
  • Represented Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc., a NYSE-listed health care provider, in its $850 million sale to Humana, Inc.
  • Represented Terremark Worldwide, Inc. in its acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc., in a deal with an equity value of approximately $2 billion and an enterprise value of approximately $2.5 billion, ranking it as the largest pairing of a telco and a colocation provider, the largest transaction in the cloud computing space, among the largest and most significant transactions within the IT industry and as the largest transaction for Verizon since its acquisition of MCI in 2005.
  • Represented TopBuild Corporation, an NYSE-listed installer and distributor of insulation materials in connection with its acquisition of United Subcontractors, Inc. for $475 million.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $85 million acquisition of a leading managed hosting services provider that is a pioneer within the virtualization arena providing utility-enabled managed solutions.
  • Represented a major public utility in connection with its acquisition of approximately $80 million of wind power projects from Enron Corp.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with its $40.2 million acquisition of the electronic security services business of Adelphia Communications in Adelphia’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Represented a major entertainment company in connection with its $114 million purchase of the assets of Elvis Presley Enterprises.
  • Represented Sound Advice in connection with its $117 million acquisition by Tweeter Entertainment, Inc.
  • Represented a major off-shore importer with respect to its $30 million acquisition of a British duty- free import company.
  • Represented a major car dealership conglomerate in connection with its $34 million acquisition of numerous car dealerships in Illinois.
  • Represented nation's largest distributor of HVAC equipment in connection with its routine acquisitions throughout the United States (aggregating in excess of $250 million).
  • Represented NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its $31.5 million sale of its tractor trailer manufacturing facility in Texas.
  • Represented NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its $294 million "merger of equals" with an equivalent sized Nasdaq-traded railroad in Texas.
  • Represented a major investment bank providing valuation analysis to Tiffany & Co. with respect to a $25 million tender offer by Tiffany & Co. for the outstanding common stock of a Nasdaq-traded leading specialty retailer of brand name watches, jewelry, crystal, china and accessories, operating 20 stores in five Caribbean islands, Florida and Alaska.
  • Represented sellers in sale of online provider of pet care information and pet health information to an online retailer of pet supplies.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its acquisition of a sole source supplier for its direct compression molded (DCM) polyethylene bearings for its proprietary knee system.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its inaugural $20 million acquisition of a North Carolina-based company engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of spinal implant devices and related product.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its $10 million acquisition of a French distributor of its products.
  • Represented large Canadian application services provider in connection with its acquisition of a Miami-based software development company.
  • Represented investor consortium in connection with purchase of leading Florida-based private bank.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with the $5.1 million sale of its legacy operations in Antigua.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with the sale of its legacy operations in Puerto Rico.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with negotiations to sell the remainder of its legacy operations in the Caribbean, particularly the Bahamas, St. Maarten and St. Martin.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded timeshare developer in connection with the private placement of $11 million of its common stock, representing a majority of the company's outstanding equity.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-traded solid waste disposal equipment and recycling systems manufacturer in connection with its acquisition of an Arizona chutes and compactors company.
  • Represented large operator of retirement communities in connection with its acquisition of individual retirement communities throughout the state of Florida.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $12 million acquisition of a managed hosting dedicated services provider in Belgium.
  • Represented investor group in Miami in connection with its acquisition, renovation and remarketing of leading Miami Beach nightclub.
  • Represented NYSE-traded real estate developer in connection with its $12.3 million acquisition of leading real estate developer in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
  • Represented an off-shore bidder in the bid process to purchase the operations of shoe manufacturer Converse, Inc. in connection with Converse's bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded electronic security services company in connection with its $40.2 million acquisition of the electronic security services business of Adelphia Communications in Adelphia's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Represented an NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its purchase of certain railroad assets of the Bangor and Aroostook railroad out of that railroad's bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-traded solid waste disposal equipment and recycling systems manufacturer in connection with the divestiture of its $33.1 million solid waste division within its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-traded solid waste disposal equipment and recycling systems manufacturer in connection with the divestiture of its $15 million architectural division within its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-traded solid waste disposal equipment and recycling systems manufacturer in connection with the divestiture of its Canadian operations within its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Representation of private equity funds in connection with fund facilities.
  • Representation of private equity fund portfolio companies in connection with various credit facilities and other loans.
  • Representation of one of the country’s largest owners/operators of substance abuse treatment centers in connection with restructuring of its $55 million credit facility.
  • Represented syndicate of private equity funds in connection with a $1.275 billion LBO syndicated credit facility, consisting of a $150 million revolving credit facility, an $815 million first lien secured credit facility and a $310 million second lien secured credit facility.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its $40 million syndicated credit facility.
  • Represented a Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $250 million credit facility consisting of a $150 million loan provided by a syndicate led by Credit Suisse and a $100 million loan provided by a syndicate led by Tennenbaum Capital Partners secured by a collateral package, including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the United States, Belgium, Spain, Brazil and the UK
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded orthopedic implants manufacturer in connection with its $12 million revolving credit facility with Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services, including a later amendment to this credit facility increasing available amounts under the facility to $30 million..
  • Represented Miami-based merchandise distributor in connection with its $15 million revolving credit facility with UPS Capital.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded solid waste disposal equipment and recycling systems manufacturer in connection with its $61 million revolving credit facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by General Electric Capital Corporation, including numerous amendments and debt restructurings ultimately resulting in a principal amount equal to $68.5 million.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded solid waste disposal equipment and recycling systems manufacturer in connection with negotiating its $5 million debtor-in-possession credit facility with General Electric Capital Corporation to provide funds to continue operations during the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
  • Represented NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its $625 million credit facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by Morgan Stanley Senior Funding.
  • Represented NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its $100 million credit facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by UBS AG.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $49 million project finance facility to provide funds for the purchase of a leading internet exchange facility in Miami, Florida.
  • Represented NYSE-traded installer and distributor of insulation products in connection with its $400 million 144A offering of senior notes.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $75 million 144A offering of senior secured second lien notes purchased by Credit Suisse serving as initial purchaser and secured by a second priority collateral package including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the U.S., Belgium, Spain, Brazil, the UK, British Virgin Islands, Turkey, and Peru.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $50 million 144A tack-on offering of senior secured notes purchased by Credit Suisse serving as initial purchaser and secured by a collateral package including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the U.S., Belgium, Spain, Brazil, and the UK.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $420 million 144A offering of senior secured notes via an initial purchaser syndicate led by Credit Suisse, and secured by a collateral package including complex technology and real estate parcels in several states in the U.S., Belgium, Spain, Brazil, and the UK.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded timeshare developer in connection with certain debt restructurings that were simultaneously implemented.
  • Represented NYSE-traded railroad in connection with its $130 million Rule 144A private placement of high yield notes and accompanying warrants and the subsequent exchange offer of publicly traded notes for these privately placed notes.
  • Represented Nasdaq-traded international IT infrastructure provider in connection with its $30 million sale of senior notes to certain Dutch venture capital firms to provide funds for the purchase of a leading internet exchange facility in Miami, Florida.
  • Lecturer, Kellogg School of Management/Accelerated Growth Partners, Angel Investing Series lecturing on various aspects of angel and venture capital investing, 2015-2018
  • Lecturer, Babson College School of Management/Miami Angels, Angel Investing Series lecturing on various aspects of angel and venture capital investing, 2018-Present
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1997
  • Intern, Offices of U.S. Senator Bob Graham, Miami, Florida, 1995

Recognition & Leadership

Professional Awards

  • Listed, Florida Trend, "Florida 500," 2019 
  • Winner, Gold Medal, "Individual," Miami Today, Gold Medal Awards, 2019 
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Venture Capital Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2016-2020
  • Winner, Daily Business Review, "Most Effective Lawyers," 2018
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Florida Powerhouse," 2018 
  • Winner, Daily Business Review, "Attorney of the Year," 2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2013-2019
  • Listed, IFLR1000, "Highly Regarded Practitioner - M&A (Florida)," 2018-2020
  • Listed, South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyer,” 2015-2020
  • Listed, South Florida Business Journal, "Power Leaders in Law," 2017
  • Winner, Dade County Bar Association, “Legal Luminary-Mergers & Acquisitions,” 2016-2017
  • Recipient, “African-American Achievers Award – Business & Entrepreneurism,” JM Family Enterprises African-American Achievers, 2016
  • Recipient, “Entrepreneurial Catalyst Award,” Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) South Florida, 2015
  • Listed, “Techweek 100 - Miami,” Techweek, 2014
  • Finalist, Daily Business Review, “Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate Finance Category,” 2013
  • Listed, Daily Business Review, “Rising Stars 40 Under 40,” 2013
  • Recipient, “Distinguished Young Leader Award,” Thurgood Marshall College Fund,2013
  • Recipient, “OBABL Power 100” Award - 100 Most Influential Black Lawyers in the Nation, 2013
  • Selected, Legacy Miami magazine and Miami Herald, “Corporate Executive of the Year,” 2013
  • Member, team ranked as the top corporate law firm in Miami as selected by corporate directors, in the annual “Legal Industry Research Study” by Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (11th year), 2002-2009, 2011-2013
  • Winner, Daily Business Review, “Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate (Domestic) Category,” 2012
  • Recipient, South Florida Business Journal, “Key Partners” Award, Corporate Finance/M&A, 2011
  • Selected, The M&A Advisor, “40 Under 40,” 2011
  • Selected, The National Law Journal, “Minority 40 Under 40,” 2011
  • Winner, Daily Business Review, “Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate Finance Category, 2010
  • Selected, Success South Florida magazine, “One of South Florida’s 50 Most Powerful Black Professionals,” 2010
  • Selected, The Miami Herald, Inaugural “Top 20 Under 40,” 2010
  • Selected, South Florida Business Journal, “40 Under 40,” 2009
  • Profiled, Who’s Who in Black South Florida, “South Florida’s Most Influential,” All Editions
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 4.9 out of 5.0

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Community Awards

  • Recipient, "Distinguished Young Leader Award," Thurgood Marshall College Fund, 2013
  • Selected, "Miracle Maker," the Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater Miami, 2013
  • Recipient, "Distinguished Honoree Award," Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association, 2012
  • Selected, Legacy Miami magazine and Miami Herald, "Legacy Legal Leader," The Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association, 2012
  • Alumni Banner Marshall, University of Miami Graduation Commencement, 2011
  • Honored as one of 25 local executives recognized by the Education Fund in celebration of its 25th anniversary and desire to highlight graduates from the Miami-Dade County Public School system who have achieved significant career success and community leadership, 2011
  • Recipient, "40 Under 40, Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County," Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2011
  • Recipient, Ruth Shack Community Leadership Award, Leave a Legacy and The Miami Foundation, 2011
  • Recognized, Legal Trailblazer, Southern District of Florida’s Black History Month Committee, 2011
  • Selected, M. Minnette Massey Moot Court Award, University of Miami School of Law, Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, 2011
  • Selected, The Miami Herald, Inaugural "Top 20 Under 40," 2010
  • Selected, University of Miami Law Review, Daniel E. Murray Distinguished Service Award, 2010
  • Recognized, American Diabetes Association, National Philanthropy Day 25th Anniversary Celebration, Association of Fundraising Professionals

Professional

  • Co-Founder & General Counsel, eMerge Americas Technology Conference, 2012-Present
  • Past Chair, Miami-Dade Beacon Council, 2016-2017
  • Past President, University of Miami Law School Alumni Association, 2013-2014 
  • Board Member, University of Miami Law Review, Alumni Advisory Board
  • Board Member, University of Miami School of Law Moot Court, Alumni Advisory Board
  • Past Chair, University of Miami School of Law, Dean's Circle
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Miami Catholic Lawyers Guild
  • Member, Florida Muslim Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Regional Minority Business Council
  • Member, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, The Beacon Council, Executive Committee
  • Member, University of Miami, Citizen's Board
  • Member, Wilkie D. Ferguson Bar Association
  • Master of Ceremonies, Dade County Bar Association Officer Induction Ceremony, 2008

Community

  • Chairman, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Board of Directors
    • Chair, Audit Committee
  • Community Representative Director, Adrienne Arsht Center Trust (AACT), Board of Directors 
  • Alumnus, Leadership Florida, Class XXX, 2011-2012 
  • Alumnus, Leadership Miami
  • Former Board Member, City Year, Board of Directors
  • Former Board Member, SEED Foundation, South Florida Division, Board of Trustees
  • Former Vice Chair, American Diabetes Association
  • Member, Barack Obama '08 Presidential Campaign
    • Florida Finance Committee
    • Miami Steering Committee
  • Member, Iron Arrow Honor Society Council of Elders
  • Sponsor, RCIA - St. John Neumann Catholic Church
  • Co-Chair, Generation Barack Obama Young Professionals Group, 2008

Greenberg Traurig

  • Co-Managing Shareholder, Miami Office, 2010-Present 
  • Administrative Shareholder, Miami Office, 2009-2010
  • Co-Hiring Shareholder, 2007-2010
  • Shareholder Paralegal Supervisor, Corporate & Securities Practice, 2005-2010

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 1999
    • Executive Board, University of Miami Law Review
    • Board Member, Moot Court
    • Honors
      • Chief (President), Iron Arrow Honor Society, the Highest Honor Attained at the University of Miami (first African-American Chief in the Organization's History)
      • Order of the Coif
      • Omicron Delta Kappa
      • Winner of First Year Moot Court Competition
      • Soia Mentschikoff Scholarship Recipient
      • Recipient of Honors Designation, Litigation Skills I Workshop, Pretrial Skills
      • Bar and Gavel Honor Society
      • Alpha Epsilon Lambda
    • Catsman Fellow, University of Miami School of Law Center for Ethics and Public Service
  • B.A., Economics, Finance and Computer Information Systems, cum laude, University of Miami, 1996
    • Recipient, Top honors designation from the Department of Economics, 1995 (only junior to ever receive such designation) and 1996
Admissions
  • Florida