Recommended Again This Year by The Legal 500

June 5, 2018

Jeffrey Bercow Received ‘Gold Star’ in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame; Also Named ‘Leading Lawyer’ and ‘Recommended Lawyer’

Melissa Tapanes Llahues Named ‘Recommended Lawyer’

(MIAMI) June 5, 2018 – The prestigious Legal 500 2018 Directory has once again recognized Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin as a “Leading Firm” in Real Estate – Land Use/Zoning and Managing Partner Jeffrey Bercow received a “Gold Star” in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which honors his more than seven years on the list of leading land use lawyers in the country.

Bercow also was named a “Leading Lawyer” as well as a “Recommended Attorney” in the Real Estate – Land Use/Zoning specialty in Florida. Shareholder Melissa Tapanes Llahues was recognized as a “Recommended Attorney” in the same category.

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 “wide-ranging expertise in representing developers in commercial real estate matters. Recent mandates include counselling Aligned Bayshore Marina on the redevelopment of the upland portion of the marina, including obtaining City of Miami Zoning approvals, and assisting Rosal Westview with the rezoning and site plan approval for a 100,000 square foot community shopping center in the Miami-Dade County area. Founding partner Jeffrey Bercow and Melissa Tapanes Llahues are the names to note.”

Bercow Radell Fernandez and Larkin’s other significant clients include: Adler Development Group; Chetrit Group; Cornerstone Group; Crescent Heights; Integra Investments; Lennar Homes; Leon Medical Centers; Marriott International; Terra Group; 13th Floor Investments; 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.

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