As a founding partner, Brian L. Bilzin leads Bilzin Sumberg in its commitment to providing able and experienced representation in a broad spectrum of legal areas, including a full range of complex commercial real estate and corporate transactions. Brian has served as counsel to several of South Florida's foremost public and private companies. His practice includes all major real estate matters, from sales, purchases and leases to financing, workouts and reorganizations. In the area of general corporate law, he also handles mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and lending matters, including structured financings. Brian also represents mezzanine loan lenders (and participation holders therein) in mezzanine credit facilities related to securitized financings. Brian has extensive involvement in the preparation, negotiation and administration of pooling and servicing agreements and related intercreditor agreements. Brian has received Chambers USA’s highest ranking in Real Estate since 2003 and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for over a decade. In 2019, Brian was listed as Miami Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law by The Best Lawyers in America, and in 2016, he was named by Bisnow to the "Miami Power 50 - The Most Influential Players in Commercial Real Estate."