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Payton & Associates, LLC

February 24, 2010 09:00 ET

Lisa Hu Barquist Joins Payton & Associates LLC

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) - Lisa Hu Barquist has joined Payton & Associates LLC, a Miami commercial litigation firm. She represents corporate and individual clients in commercial litigation, business transactions, and real estate. An experienced trial lawyer, Lisa has been practicing law for 21 years. Prior to joining Payton & Associates, she was principal of her law firm, Hu Barquist & Associates P.A., where she represented U.S. and Chinese clients in complex commercial transactional and litigation matters; special counsel to Duane Morris LLP; and a federal prosecutor who litigated health care fraud and narcotics cases on behalf of the United States in the Southern District of Florida and Western District of New York.

Born in Taiwan, Lisa is fluent in spoken Mandarin Chinese. She serves as Vice Chair of the Miami Dade County Asian Advisory Board, Director and Officer of the Florida China Chamber of Commerce, and Member of the Taiwan Business Association and Chinese Cultural Foundation. She is an adjunct professor of Business Law at Miami Dade College.

Lisa was awarded her J.D. in 1989 from the University of Southern California Law Center, where she was editor of the Law Review; and her B.A. from Yale University in 1983, where she was elected Regent to Yale College Council. She is admitted to practice in State and Federal Courts in California, New York, Florida, and Washington, D.C.

About Payton & Associates

Payton & Associates LLC is a Miami commercial litigation firm with a reputation for professionalism and successful results. The firm specializes in litigating complex business matters including lender liability, construction litigation, commercial foreclosures, commercial real estate litigation, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, professional liability, condominium litigation, and appellate law. Harry Payton, managing member of the firm, has over 30 years of courtroom experience. He is one of the few Florida attorneys board certified by the Florida Bar in both civil trial and business litigation. For more information about Payton & Associates, please visit, or call 305.372.3500.

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