SOURCE: Gonzalez & Wermuth P.L.

Gonzalez & Wermuth P.L.

October 12, 2009 14:00 ET

Doral Law Firm Grows Despite Uncertain Times, Hires Three New Attorneys

DORAL, FL--(Marketwire - October 12, 2009) - Down economy or not, attorneys are sought out by both corporations and individuals, especially in this challenging economic environment, the added value of an efficient and competent counselor in a transactional or litigation matter cannot be overstated. Doral-based law firm, Gonzalez & Wermuth P.L., is a testament to this, which is one of the reasons three new attorneys have been brought on board. Both Mr. Gonzalez and Mr. Wermuth agree that they are seeing enough cases to justify the expansion.

Among the new attorneys is the first and current Mayor of the City of Doral, Juan Carlos Bermudez, who until recently was with the firm of Adorno and Yoss. Mr. Bermudez' practice areas are government representation, litigation and real estate. Mr. Bermudez is Of Counsel with Gonzalez & Wermuth. He will handle cases under the umbrella of the firm, while also serving Doral constituents.

Another one of the new counselors is Jacqueline M. Lage. Ms. Lage focuses on lender representation, complex commercial real estate transactions and commercial lending, as well as estate planning, trademark matters, corporate/business transactions, and public finance matters. Before joining Gonzalez & Wermuth, Ms. Lage practiced law with Greenberg Traurig.

Vijay Gibran Brijbasi has also joined Gonzalez & Wermuth recently. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brijbasi served as a Senior Staff Attorney in the Chief Justice's Central Staff at the Supreme Court of Florida. Mr. Brijbasi was also a trial court law clerk for the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

"Juan Carlos, Jackie and Vijay are talented professionals who will enhance the services we provide. They also bring a diversity of experience in the firm's various fields of practice, which is in line with our overall growth and expansion strategy," said Mr. Wermuth.

About Gonzalez & Wermuth

Based in Doral, Gonzalez & Wermuth provides legal services that are designed to provide practical solutions while effectively addressing its clients' business needs in international and domestic transactions, real estate, litigation, and other day-to-day legal matters.

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