Luis E. Suarez
t: 305 357 8431
f: 305 357 8531
Area of Practice
Villanova University, J.D., 2000
The George Washington University, M.B.A., Finance and Investments, 1996; Member: Case Champion Team
University of Florida, B.A., 1994
Florida, District of Columbia, and New York
United States Courts of Appeals: First and Eleventh Circuits
United States District Courts: Northern, Southern, and Middle Districts of Florida
Luis E. Suárez, resident in the Firm's Miami office, focuses on exclusively large, complex commercial matters and high-risk product liability and tort matters.
Luis earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida, a Master of Business Administration (concentration in finance and investments) from The George Washington University, and a J.D. from Villanova University. While attending George Washington, Luis was a member of the MBA Case Competition Champion Team. While attending Villanova, Luis was a member of the HNBA Moot Court Team. In between business school and law school, Luis worked for a multinational corporation that was restructuring and divesting assets in the Caribbean.
Since joining the firm, Luis has prosecuted, among others, trade secret cases and catastrophic personal injury cases. More recently, he has defended high-risk product liability and tort matters for Philip Morris USA Inc. in Florida and elsewhere. Currently, he is actively defending Philip Morris USA in Florida cases that have spawned from the Florida Supreme Court's decision in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc., et. al., 945 So. 2d 1246 (Fla. 2006).
Selected Professional Awards and Associations
Cuban American Bar Association (Director, 2002, 2006)
Firm Report: January 2008 (Vol. 3, Issue I) (01.22.2008)
Firm Report: November 2006 (Vol. 1, Issue III (11.01.2006)
Seminars and Speaking Engagements
33rd Annual Federal Judicial Reception South Florida Chapter (2014)