FOUR KATZ BARRON ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED AS NEW PARTNERS

Congratulations to Katz Barron attorneys Shari Ben Moussa, Charles J. Duffy, III, Michael S. Greene and Jacqueline F. Howe, who were recently recognized by Miami Daily Business Review in its “2014 New Partners” section.

In addition, Shari was one of only three new South Florida law firm partners interviewed by DBR reporter Julie Silver for an article that introduced the special section and for a video feature that accompanied online coverage.

KATZ BARRON PARTNER APPOINTED TO BROWARD WORKSHOP

MattKatz (9)rt57Matthew D. Katz, Managing Partner of the Fort Lauderdale office of Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen, P.A., has been appointed a member of the Broward Workshop, a high-level civic leadership organization.

Founded in 1980, Broward Workshop’s nomination-only membership is limited to 100 of the county’s key decision makers, business people and community leaders.  Its members generously give of their time to address critical issues and build a brighter, more secure and sustainable Broward County.

Matt has chaired the Development Campaign of the United Way of Broward County, and is a member of its Board of Ambassadors and Tocqueville Society Steering Committee.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society of Broward County and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel South Florida.

INGRID ROJAS-BELANDIA NAMED ASSOCIATE BY KATZ BARRON

Rojas-Belandia PhotoThe law firm of Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of Ingrid Rojas-Belandia as an Associate in the firm’s Miami office.

Ms. Rojas-Belandia is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Venezuela, and limits her Florida practice to immigration matters only, including employment-based petitions and applications (E-2, L-1A, H-1B, R-1, among others), family-based immigration matters, and consular processing.

Ms. Rojas-Belandia is a native of Venezuela and speaks Spanish and English fluently. She graduated from the Universidad Católica Andres Bello in Caracas in 1990 with a Juris Doctor degree. Before immigrating in 1997, she was General Manager of the condominium association of Administradora C.C.T., S.A., the largest commercial and professional building complex in Venezuela at the time. After settling in Miami, she served as a paralegal at various firms and has been with Katz Barron since 2008.

Ms. Rojas-Belandia is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association (full membership pending), and the Venezuelan American National Bar Association.

MATTHEW D. KATZ NAMED TO HUMANE SOCIETY BOARD AND UNITED WAY TOCQUEVILLE SOCIETY STEERING COMMITTEE

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Katz joined the firm in 2011, and focuses his practice on corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and renewable and beneficial reuse development and finance.  He previously was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of United Lex Corporation, a global leader in technology-powered legal and business solutions, and Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Republic Services, Inc., a national leader in waste and recycling services.

Katz has chaired the Development Campaign of the United Way of Broward County, and is a member of its Board of Ambassadors.  He also is former member of the board of directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel South Florida.

A graduate of the University of Florida, he received a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami in 1995 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996.

The Humane Society of Broward County provides shelter, aid and responsible adoptions for animals entrusted to its care, and educates the community about respect and kindness to all animals.

The United Way of Broward Tocqueville Society was established to deepen the understanding, commitment and support of United Way’s most generous and community-minded investors.  In the spirit of the great philosopher, Alexis de Tocqueville, and his admiration of volunteerism in America, United Way of America founded the Tocqueville Society in 1984.

ATTORNEY STEVEN M. ROSENTHAL NAMED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF GALBUT FAMILY MIAMI BEACH JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

SteveRosenthal (16)rt57Steven M. Rosenthal, a partner with the law firm of Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen, P.A., has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center.

Steven Rosenthal is a transactional lawyer who focuses his practice on clients with corporate and business tax issues. He is resident in Katz Barron’s Miami office and works extensively with limited liability companies, partnerships, and “C” and “S” corporations and has significant experience with respect to the formation, operation and liquidation of entities, asset purchases and sales, mergers and acquisitions, compensation issues, and other business-related matters. Continue reading

Charles J. Duffy Joins Katz Barron Law Firm As Partner

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The law firm of Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen, P.A. has announced that Charles J. Duffy III has joined the firm as a partner.

Duffy is a resident in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, and focuses his practice on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, Internet/technology and electronic commerce.  He previously maintained a solo law practice in Fort Lauderdale, and served as general counsel to Kirk Pharmaceuticals, LLC and AndaPharm, LLC, both in Fort Lauderdale, from 2004 to 2010.  He is a member of the Florida Bar and the Pennsylvania Bar. Continue reading

Katz Barron Names Matthew D. Katz As Managing Member Of Broward Office

MattKatzThe law firm of Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen, P.A., has announced that Matthew D. Katz will serve as managing member of its Broward County office, located at 100 Northeast Third Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.

Katz joined the firm in 2011, and focuses his practice on corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and renewable and beneficial reuse development and finance.  He previously was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of United Lex Corporation, a global leader in technology-powered legal and business solutions, and Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Republic Services, Inc., a national leader in waste and recycling services. Continue reading

Shari Ben Moussa Named Partner by Katz Barron

ShariBenMoussaMIAMI – The law firm of Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen, P.A. has announced that Shari Ben Moussa has been named a partner of the firm.

Ben Moussa is a resident in the firm’s Miami office, and focuses her practice on general real estate transactions, including real-estate acquisitions and dispositions, real-estate finance, commercial leasing, distressed assets and condominium administration.  She joined Katz Barron as an associate in 2008 after clerking for the firm the prior summer. Continue reading