Firm Ranks Top Tier in Two Practice Areas

November 4, 2015

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Releases 2016 “Best Law Firms” List

Bercow, Radell & Fernandez Ranked Top Tier in Miami in Two Practice Areas and Tier 2 Nationally

(MIAMI) Nov. 4, 2015 – For the sixth consecutive year, Bercow Radell & Fernandez was recognized as a top tier firm by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers®. The Miami-based firm received the highest ranking regionally in land use and zoning law, and in real estate law, and Tier 2 in environmental law.

The firm also was ranked in Tier 2 nationally in the area of land use and zoning law.

The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.

Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Awards were given in 76 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan practice areas.

For more than two decades, the attorneys at Bercow Radell & Fernandez have been at the forefront of Miami-Dade County’s phenomenal growth, guiding their clients on all aspects of local, state and federal real estate permitting and licensing, zoning approvals, amendments of local government comprehensive plans, developments of regional impacts (DRIs), due diligence reviews, growth management, concurrency and environmental matters.

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.

Bercow Radell & Fernandez’s clients include Marriott International; Terra Group; Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC ; Integra Investments; South Beach Tristar Capital, LLC; CG Florida Properties, LLC; Florida Power and Light Company; Leon Medical Centers; Public Storage; Crescent Heights; Apple; Capital One Bank and Nike.

Bercow Radell & Fernandez, located at 200 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 850, Miami, was established in 1996.  For more information, contact (305) 374-5300 or visit

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