BERCOW RADELL FERNANDEZ & LARKIN RECOMMENDED AGAIN THIS YEAR BY THE LEGAL 500 2017 IN LAND USE/ZONING LAW
JEFFREY BERCOW NAMED ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S ‘LEADING LAWYERS’ AND WITH MELISSA TAPANES LLAHUES ALSO NAMED A ‘RECOMMENDED LAWYER’ IN FLORIDA
(MIAMI) June 21, 2017 – The prestigious Legal 500 2017 Directory has again recognized Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin as a “Leading Firm” in Real Estate – Land Use/Zoning and has named managing partner Jeffrey Bercow a “Leading Lawyer” in the United States, a prestigious accolade reserved for only a dozen attorneys. He is also a member of The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which honors his more than six consecutive years on the list.
Bercow and Shareholder Melissa Tapanes Llahues have also been awarded the title of “Recommended Attorneys” in the Real Estate – Land Use/Zoning specialty in Florida.
“It gives us great pleasure to be honored consistently by The Legal 500 for our efforts, and of course I am thrilled to be recognized on the national list and in the Hall of Fame,” Bercow said. “We are particularly excited because we are a boutique firm and one of very few in Miami recognized at this level in our specialty of law.”
The Legal 500 series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel were surveyed and interviewed in the past year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.
Writing about the firm, The Legal 500 states that Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin has “extensive knowledge and experience” devising creative, custom strategies for interpreting and amending text and maps of local comprehensive plans. For example, the firm represented a property owner in its efforts to redevelop an abandoned 200-acre golf course, and obtained approval of a proposed redevelopment plan with 400,000 square feet of commercial space, as well as 1.6 million square feet of warehouse/distribution uses, light assembly, research and development, hotel and additional office uses.
In the zoning arena, the firm currently represents a national developer in the due diligence, acquisition, stakeholder outreach, land use, zoning and permitting of a ten-acre mixed-use development on the Miami River in the city’s urban core. The phased project will consist of high-rise and lower profile structures, and a public promenade with commercial, entertainment and working waterfront uses that will transform the area into a destination.
Bercow Radell Fernandez and Larkin’s other significant clients include: Adler Development Group; Chetrit Group; Cornerstone Group; Crescent Heights; Integra Investments; Leon Medical Centers; Marriott International; Terra Group; and Turnberry Associates.
The firm, located at 200 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 850, Miami, was established in 1996. The firm handles all aspects of local, state and federal real estate permitting and licensing, including zoning approvals, amendments of local government comprehensive plans, developments of regional impacts (DRIs), due diligence reviews, growth management, concurrency and environmental matters.
For more information, contact 305.374.5300 or visit www.brzoninglaw.com.