As a Partner in Bilzin Sumberg's Land Development & Government Relations Group, Eileen Ball Mehta's areas of proficiency include land use, local government law, and appeals. Eileen has represented national leaders in aviation, telecommunications, energy, tourism, housing, and international trade. She has represented private and governmental clients, and she serves as counsel to the Clerk of the Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, and to Goodwill Industries of South Florida, Inc. She has handled cases in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and quasi-judicial matters before local, regional, and state administrative tribunals. Eileen's prior experience includes service as Law Clerk to the late W.O. Mehrtens, Senior United States District Court Judge, Southern District of Florida. She was an Assistant County Attorney for Miami-Dade County, representing the County Commission and several departments, including Building and Zoning, Planning, Elections, Finance, Housing and Urban Development, the Health Facilities Authority, and the Housing Finance Authority. Eileen has been consistently recognized by legal publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Florida Super Lawyers. In 2016, she was listed as "Lawyer of the Year" in the Land Use & Zoning category by The Best Lawyers in America.