Miami, Fla. – May 10, 2021 – Greenspoon Marder is pleased to welcome former Miami-Dade County Commissioner and former City of Miami Mayor Xavier Suarez as of counsel in the firm’s Miami office.
“Xavier is an incredibly well respected individual and lawyer in Florida and beyond. Together, we look forward to making this relationship a huge success,” says
Gerry Greenspoon, co-managing director at Greenspoon Marder. “We are thrilled to welcome Xavier to the firm. His deep roots and decades of experience serving the Miami community make him an ideal fit for the firm’s plan of strategic growth and development in South Florida,” says Michael Marder, co-managing director at Greenspoon Marder.
With a law degree from Harvard University, Xavier Suarez has more than 40 years of experience in litigation, real estate, corporate, and healthcare care law as well as representing government agencies. He focuses his practice on every aspect of civil litigation, which includes international litigation, real estate, labor and employment, and intellectual property.
Mr. Suarez served on the Miami-Dade County Commission as District 7 Commissioner, representing numerous municipalities including the City of Miami, the Village of Key Biscayne, the City of Coral Gables, the City of South Miami, the Village of Pinecrest, as well as areas of unincorporated Miami-Dade County. Mr. Suarez served as Mayor of the City of Miami beginning in 1985 and was reelected in 1987 and 1989. His work concentrated on the construction of affordable housing, prioritized community neighborhood improvements, and received national praise for his effective handling of civil disturbances. In addition, he entered Miami City Hall becoming the first Cuban-born mayor of a major U.S. city.
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