Roland Sanchez-Medina Jr.

Partner

Roland Sanchez-Medina Jr. is a partner who focuses his practice in the areas of corporate and securities law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring/restructuring, board governance, domestic and international commercial transactions, commercial and residential real estate transactions, tax and estate planning, and other general transactional services.

Prior to forming the Firm, Mr. Sanchez-Medina was a partner at the national law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery, where he was a member of the Corporate Department, and was a senior associate at the national law firm of Holland & Knight and Greenberg Traurig.

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Notable Client Work

  • Representation of electronics company in $32 million initial public offering
  • Representation of Miami Heat in $20 million revolving line of credit
  • Representation of real estate development company in $25 million profit sharing agreement with private equity fund
  • Representation of client in sale of copyright and other intangible assets to Televisa S.A. de C.V. for $20 million
  • Representation of a real estate developer in $24 million acquisition of real estate
  • Serve as outside general counsel to 8th largest equipment rental company in the United States, including the leasing of more than 70 retail branches across the United States
  • Serve as outside general counsel to major South Florida real estate developer
  • Representation of investor in $45 million investment in private equity fund
  • Representation of client in corporate break-up of major restaurant chain

Professional & Civic Activities; Honors & Recognitions

  • Selected as Legal Elite™ by Florida Trends Magazine in 2006 – 2014
  • Selected as SuperLawyer® in Law & Politics Magazine in 2014
  • Selected as Top Transactional Attorney by South Florida Legal Guide in 2013 and 2014
  • Selected as Finalist for Top Dealmaker Daily Business Review 2013.
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings™, the highest rating possible indicating preeminent legal ability and professional ethics in Mr. Sanchez-Medina’s areas of practice
  • Board of Governers, The Florida Bar
  • Chairman, Business, Corporations and Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2010-2011
  • Chairman, Budget & Audit Committee, City of Coral Gables
  • General Counsel, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Cuban American Bar Association, President 2009
  • Vice Chair, Budget & Audit Committee, Miami-Dade County School Board
  • Orange Bowl Committee
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents

Awards & Public Engagements

  • Southeastern Regional hearing of the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities, May 2011
  • Golden Eagle Award, Florida Minority Community Reinvestment Coalition, Inc., 2010
  • After School All Stars, Hispanic Heritage Honoree, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • L.L.M. in Taxation, New York University (1992)
  • J.D., Boston College Law School (1991), with Honors
  • B.B.A., University of Miami (1988), cum laude

Foreign Languages

  • Fluent in Spanish
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