Diaz Reus adds Of Counsel in Miami

Global law firm Diaz Reus has incorporated Jorge Schmidt as Of Counsel at the firm’s Miami headquarters.

Posted jeudi, mai 25 2023
Diaz Reus adds Of Counsel in Miami

“I know of no better place in Miami with the mix of cases and talent upon which to grow a multi-jurisdictional practice focused on Mexico and Latin America,” Jorge said regarding his appointment. “It´s a great platform from which to apply my experience in law, finance, and corporate management.”

“Jorge´s academic achievements, along with his legal and financial expertise, and his cultural background are a great fit for the firm and offer a significant benefit to our clients as we help them navigate thorny cross-border challenges,” Michael Diaz Jr., global managing partner at Diaz Reus, said.

“He is a key part of our growth strategy, particularly in the sensitive, complex, and often high-profile regulatory or criminal investigations that our firm handles for clients worldwide. Jorge’s background in special operations also demonstrates his commitment to excellence and to service,” he added.

Jorge is a distinguished lawyer with an exceptional academic background, having received a Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 2004, and a MSc in finance from Johns Hopkins University in 2022.

His representations have included matters involving more than a dozen jurisdictions, including virtually all countries in Latin America. He has represented Fortune 500 companies, large multinational companies and investment funds, foreign governments, high-net-worth individuals and families, government officials, and senior executives.

He is a native Spanish speaker and is admitted to the Florida Bar.

He served in the Florida Army National Guard´s 20th Special Forces Group and held a TS/SCI security clearance.

Diaz Reus operates a full service law firm on five continents, across 33 offices in key business centers, offering a global practice centered around national and international parallel proceedings and business transactions, and includes board certified lawyers in international litigation and arbitration, international law, and immigration and nationality law.