Bilzin Sumberg Welcomes Seven New Partners from Its Ranks

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MIAMI, FL—Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce that John V. Chibbaro, Paul J. D’Alessandro, Jr., Misbah Farid, Michael C. Larmoyeux, Jr., Alexander G. Leon, Lindsey Zohn Parker, and Shalia Sakona have been elected as the firm’s newest partners. Effective January 1, 2022, they became partners across their respective practice groups, which include Construction, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax & Private Wealth.

John Chibbaro leads the firm’s Resilience & Sustainability Team and has the rare combination of technical fluency in federal and state environmental laws, as well as land use, zoning, and government relations regulations.

Paul J. D’Alessandro, Jr. advises high net worth clients and global families on a variety of international tax and estate planning issues.

Misbah Farid handles tax and estate planning for domestic and foreign high net worth individuals, families, entrepreneurs, and their businesses, as well as estate and trust administration.

Michael C. Larmoyeux, Jr. represents owners and developers in the design, construction, and development of a wide array of projects, including apartments, luxury high-rise condominiums, hotels, industrial, affordable housing, commercial, and mixed-used projects.

Alexander G. Leon focuses his practice on representing local and international owners and developers in the design, construction, and development of a wide array of projects, including apartments, luxury high-rise condominiums, hotels, industrial, commercial/retail, and affordable housing.

Lindsey Zohn Parker concentrates her practice on the representation of two of the largest special servicers of commercial mortgage-backed securities in the country, handling workouts, modifications, foreclosures, assumptions and consents with respect to such loans, and REO sales after foreclosure of these loans.

Shalia Sakona’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including the representation of opt-out plaintiffs in high-stakes, multidistrict antitrust price-fixing cases.

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