Lash & Goldberg LLP has named Greg Weintraub as a partner at the firm. Before this promotion, he was a senior associate. He joined the firm in 2010 after working at a Chicago boutique commercial litigation firm for eight years. Weintraub has also served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge James B. Moran for the Northern District of Illinois.
Rafael Ribeiro has been promoted to litigation partner Bilzin Sumberg. He joined the firm in 2012. He is a member of the Cuban American Bar Association and an executive council member of the International Law Section of the Florida Bar. He earned a J.D. from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law.
Javier Avino has recently been promoted at Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP as a government relations and land development group partner. He received a J.D. from the University of Miami’s School of Law and is a member of the Cuban American Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Urban Land Institute. He is also a board member of the Latin Builders Association.
Rafael Cruz-Alvarez has joined Hughes Hubbard’s litigation department as a partner in its Miami office. Before joining the firm, he was a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. He has experience as a product liability defense lawyer and has served as the lead counsel for Lorillard Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA.
Timothy Ravich has been named chairman of the 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society. He is also of counsel with Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske. He received his J.D. from the University of Miami and was admitted to the Florida Bar. He also teaches aviation and space law as an adjunct professor at the UM School of Law and FIU’s College of Law.