Chambers USA Gives Highest Ranking to Jeffrey Bercow for Zoning and Land Use Work
MIAMI (May 28, 2013) – Bercow Radell & Fernandez announced today that Chambers USA, one of the oldest and most prestigious legal listings in the world, has named firm managing partner Jeffrey Bercow to its top tier, known as Band 1, in the specialty area of zoning and land use law. The firm was also ranked as one of the leading ones in its field.
Bercow was praised by his peers, who commented for the publication that he “has a wealth of experience in zoning and land use and represents a broad range of clients from landowners to lenders on areas including due diligence, growth management, permitting and licensing.” Commentators also singled him out for his connections as well as the “thoroughness of his approach.” Highly respected by the market, Bercow was called “a first choice for many specialized clients seeking adroit advice on land use and permitting issues.”
Bercow Radell & Fernandez was admired as a “dynamic land use and zoning law firm” that covers comprehensive planning, DRI, growth management and approvals, among other areas. It represents clients before local and state agencies, as well as providing appellate litigation services to administrative proceedings.
Community involvement is a hallmark of the firm, whose attorneys have been active on numerous boards and associations, including the Downtown Development Authority, Latin Builders Association, Miami Beach Community Development Corporation, and Florida International University.
The firm’s clients include Lennar Homes, International Speedway Corporation, Woolbright Development, Leon Medical Centers, Home Depot, Southeast Overtown Park West Community Redevelopment Agency, and Florida Power and Light Company, for which they served as lead counsel on its public hearing application for a new nuclear power plant at Turkey Point.
“I am truly honored to be recognized as one of the top lawyers for zoning and land use in the U.S.,” Bercow said. “We all work very diligently at the firm on behalf of our clients year after year so we are especially proud that our performance continues to be singled out by our colleagues and clients.”
Bercow Radell & Fernandez, located at 200 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 850, Miami, was established in 1996. For more information, contact (305) 374-5300.DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE PDF