Violeta Longino Wins Chambers Awards USA 2016

Violeta Longino AccorHotels North America, Central America and the Caribbean
Violeta Longino
AccorHotels North America, Central America and the Caribbean

Violeta Longino, Deputy General Counsel of AccorHotels North America, Central America and the Caribbean, has been named the winner of the ‘Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year’ award during the Chambers Diversity Awards USA 2016 ceremony held on June 16 at the Yale Club of New York City.

 Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding lawyers in over 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Winning a Chambers Diversity Award sets a remarkably high precedent and marks an internationally-recognized achievement of excellence.

Finalist were Diane Weiss, General Counsel of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Carrie J. Hightman, Chief Legal Officer of NiSource, Inc. and former President of AT&T Illinois.

Thomas Oppenheimer Now Board Certified in International Law by the Florida Bar

Thomas Oppenheimer Fox Rothschild
Thomas Oppenheimer
Fox Rothschild

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas Oppenheimer, an attorney in the firm’s Miami office, recently passed the Florida Bar’s Certification Exam in International Law. By passing the exam, Oppenheimer has become one of only 50 estimated Board Certified International Law attorneys in the state of Florida.

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Chambers and Partners Ranked Scott Silverman in its 2016 Edition of Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Scott J. Silverman, FCIArb JAMS
Scott J. Silverman, FCIArb
JAMS

Chambers and Partners, the distinguished London based rating service, ranked Scott Silverman among the twenty mediators listed in its 2016 edition of Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. It wrote,

“Well-known mediator and former judge Scott Silverman has a broad-ranging practice in alternative dispute resolution, offering particular experience in commercial, employment and construction matters. “He has a very good business sense,” say sources, “and as a result is able to come up with creative solutions that people normally don’t think about. He is very good at identifying intangibles that people can use in negotiations and mediation.” He is a member of JAMS and is based in Florida.”

Additionally, Chambers listed Scott Silverman among the thirty international arbitrators it rated in its 2016 edition. It designated him as a “noted” and “recognised practitioner.”

Milton Vescovacci Presents on Puerto Rican Affairs Panel

Milton A. Vescovacci
Milton A. Vescovacci
GrayRobinson, P.A.
Attorney Milton A. Vescovacci, a shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Miami law firm office, presented on a panel held by the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce for a luncheon on May 18, 2016. Vescovacci was the moderator for a panel titled, “Puerto Rican Fiscal Crisis.” The Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce promotes job creation and economic development in Miami-Dade County. Read more about the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce.

Peter Quinter Re-Appointed to ABA Section of International Law’s International Transportation Committee Leadership

Peter A. Quinter
Peter Quinter
GrayRobinson, P.A.

Attorney Peter Quinter, shareholder and chair of the Customs and International Trade Law Group in GrayRobinson’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale law firm offices, was re-appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law’s International Transportation Committee (ITC) as vice-chair. Mr. Quinter served as vice-chair of the committee from 2012-2013, as well as on the steering group from 2013-2014. ITC focuses on legal issues involving international transportation law from both the private commercial and public government perspectives. Read more about ABA Section of International Law’s International Transportation Committee.