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GrayRobinson, PA

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Chairman: Mayanne Downs
Number of partners: 174 Number of lawyers: 276
Languages: French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Sign Language, Spanish, Taiwanese, Vietnamese

Firm Overview:
GrayRobinson is a full-service law and lobbying firm with attorneys and government relations professionals throughout 15 offices spanning the State of Florida and Washington, DC. The firm’s attorneys, consultants and regulatory professionals provide legal and government relations services to Fortune 500 companies, emerging businesses, lending institutions, local and state governments, developers, entrepreneurs and individuals throughout Florida, the nation’s capital, across the country and all over the world. GrayRobinson’s mission is to apply legal, lobbying and regulatory backgrounds and skills in ways that enable clients to define and achieve their goals while supporting communities as a matter of mission as well as passion. The firm do this while honoring and continuing an established tradition of serving clients and communities through the cultivation of relationships based upon respect, loyalty and integrity.

Main Areas of Practice:
Areas of practice include: administrative and regulatory; admiralty and maritime law; Affordable Care Act; alcohol beverage; alternative dispute resolution; antitrust and trade regulation; appellate; attorney general defense; aviation and drone; banking and finance; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business contingency litigation; class action defense; communications, cable and broadband; construction; corporate; criminal and white collar defense; customs and international trade law; cybersecurity; education; elder law; election law; eminent domain and condemnation law; employment and labor; entertainment and sports; environmental; ERISA and employee benefits; ESOPs; estate planning; exempt organizations; family law; food law; franchising and licensing; government; government relations and lobbying; guardianship; health care; health information technology; higher education; hospitality; immigration; insurance; insurance defense; insurance regulatory; intellectual property and technology; international; land use law; litigation; managed care; media and communications; medical malpractice defense; medical marijuana; mergers and acquisitions; OSHA; patent; personal injury; petroleum; probate; product liability and toxic tort; professional liability defense; public finance; real estate; religious organizations; residential, resort and club; restaurant; securities; securities litigation, arbitration and regulatory practice; senior housing; special needs law and advocacy; subrogation; taxation; technology transactions; tobacco; trademark; transportation; trusts; utilities; venture capital; wealth transfer.

International Work:
As South Florida continues to play a key role as the gateway to Latin America and serves as a key market for international trade and finance, particularly with changing regulations related to Cuba, it is important to have dependable, dynamic and multilingual legal counsel to advise clients with their business needs. GrayRobinson’s International Practice is one of the premier international law practices in Florida. The firm has advised US and multinational clients on a wide range of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities, syndicated and secured lending, project finance, debt restructuring, as well as complex construction and other international disputes. For foreign companies and investors interested in establishing their businesses in Florida or in the US, GrayRobinson provides clients with a wide range of legal services to make the transition as smooth as possible.
GrayRobinson offers a unique service to the firm’s international alcohol industry clients, the International Alcohol Lawyers Alliance (IALA). Established by the firm’s Alcohol Beverage and Food Law Department, GrayRobinson serves as coordinating counsel for a network of independent law firms working cooperatively across the globe to fulfill the legal and regulatory needs of the alcohol beverage industry. The IALA represents a broad range of alcohol industry clients in import-export law, intellectual property and brand protection, licensing issues as well as distribution, and a broad range of compliance requirements that are unique to the lawful commercialisation of alcohol products.
GrayRobinson is a member of the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), which is a select group of highly respected, broad-based law firms that are capable of servicing virtually every legal need for corporate clients. ELA serves more than 120 countries across the globe. The firm’s attorneys have strong relationships with foreign lawyers throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia and work closely with them when the need arises to execute on matters requiring local support.