Santiago D. Echemendia has joined Shutts & Bowen as a partner. Echemendia, who focuses his practice on municipal law, will join the firm’s zoning and local government law group. Before, he was at Tew Cardenas. He received his bachelor’s and J.D. from Georgetown and his LL.M from the University of Miami in real property, land development and finance.
Donna DiMaggio Berger has rejoined Becker & Poliakoff’s community association practice as a shareholder in Fort Lauderdale. In 2007, she joined Katzman & Korr and became a name partner in 2010. She attended Northwestern University and has a law degree from the University of Miami.
David Baghdassarian and Rebecca Kibbe were named partners in the Miami office of K&L Gates. Baghdassarian received his bachelor’s from New York University and his law degree from Hofstra University. Kibbe received her bachelor’s from Spring Hill College and her law degree from the University of Miami.
Jay M. Rosen, left, and Anthony Kang have been promoted from associates to partners at Arnstein & Lehr. Both are based in the Miami office. Kang received his bachelor’s from Duke University and his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis Rosen received his bachelor’s from The George Washington University and his LL.M in taxation from Boston University.
Christopher Aird, Andres Chagui, Tenikka Jones, Michael Strauch elevated at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has elevated several associates to shareholders, including the following in Miami, from left: Christopher O. Aird received his bachelor’s, MBA and J.D. from the University of Miami. Andres F. Chagui received his J.D. from the University of Southern California and his bachelor’s from Vanderbilt University. Tenikka L. Jones received her J.D from the University of Miami and her bachelor’s from Florida State University. Below: Michael E. Strauch received his J.D from the University of Miami and his master’s and bachelor’sfrom the University of Maryland.