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  • Represented Sefira Capital in a joint venture acquisition of the 407-room Westin Tysons Corner
  • Represented Gencom in its acquisition of Rosewood Tucker's Point Resort & Golf Club in Bermuda
  • Counsel to NYC-based publicly traded REIT in their Florida real estate matters, including the $171 million dollar acquisition of private schools located in Florida
  • Counsel to South Florida Fortune 100 company in their Florida real estate matters
  • Counsel to South Florida private equity firm in structuring their joint venture arrangements for real estate acquisitions
  • Counsel to South Florida developer in their Florida real estate matters
  • Counsel to Miami family office in their real estate matters
  • Counsel to Miami family office in their real estate workout matters
  • Counsel to local developer in structuring real estate joint ventures including condominium projects
  • Counsel to Canadian family office in structuring inbound real estate joint venture for development of $300 million multi-family project
  • Counsel to Russian family in their Florida corporate and real estate deals
  • Counsel to Canadian family offices in their Florida corporate and real estate deals
  • Counsel to Florida family office in their Florida real estate matters
  • Counsel to New York City family offices in their Florida corporate and real estate deals
  • Counsel to real estate investment trust in refinance of 5 property portfolio
  • Counsel to Russian private equity firm in their Florida real estate matters
  • Counsel to real estate developer in sell-off of $800 million portfolio
  • Counsel to U.K. based family office in their Florida corporate and real estate matters
  • Counsel to German family in their Florida real estate matters
  • Counsel to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in connection with the development of new pier in Bermuda
  • Counsel to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. In connection with its redevelopment project at the Port of Miami
  • Counsel to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in connection with its development of a new $250 million marina and pier development in Barbados
  • Counsel to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in connection with its development of a $20 million performer training and housing facility at Florida International University
  • Counsel to Hunter & Harp Holdings in acquisition of DoubletreeTallahassee
  • Counsel to Hunter & Harp Holdings in sale of Hotel Duval
  • Counsel to Starwood Property Trust in 107-property bulk real property acquisition in Florida
  • Counsel to international law firm in evaluating Florida issues pertaining to financing on a franchised South Beach hotel
  • Counsel to Inbursa in $200 million acquisition and construction/renovation loan involving Perry Hotel f/k/a/ Gansevoort Hotel on Miami Beach, Florida
  • Counsel to Madison Realty Capital in connection with Florida real estate matters
  • Counsel to Florida-based emergency management/services conglomerate in negotiating for disaster relief work throughout Caribbean
  • Counsel to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in $200 million development of new cruise port in Falmouth, Jamaica
  • Counsel to Herb Stettin, as Chapter 11 Trustee of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, PA, in connection with negotiating and preparing settlement agreements with former clients and third party vendors
  • Represented Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in acquiring development and long-term lease rights in St. Maarten port valued at over $50 million. As a part of the transaction, worked on preferential berthing agreement to ensure berthing capability for fleet
  • Counsel to a subsidiary of a private equity fund in the sale of a hotel and workout with bankrupt borrower in a transaction valued at $30 million dollars
  • Counsel to Inbursa in $190 million construction loan involving development of Four Seasons resort in Florida
  • Counsel to W Financial Fund in “hard money” loans involving shopping centers located throughout Florida
  • Counsel to distressed national multi-family owner/operator in disposition of $100 million portfolio of apartment complexes, in its Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Counsel to distressed national storage facility owner in complex workout arrangement involving approximately 300 assets guaranteed by loans exceeding $700 million
  • Counsel to P&M Management in construction, development and acquisition of new build hotels throughout South Florida (most recently, representing them in their construction of a Comfort Suites near the Miami International Airport)
  • Counsel to national hotel owner in acquisition of $300 million hotel portfolio
  • Counsel to Tampa-based vacant land investor in working out troubled loans valued in excess of $20 million in its Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Counsel to distressed hotel owner in complex loan workout where underlying property value exceeds $20 million
  • Counsel to distressed real estate developer in negotiating the restructure of multiple troubled loans valued at $50 million Represented distressed entrepreneur in disposition of telecommunications company and its assets to competitor
  • Represented Florida-based real estate developer in negotiating with hard money lender a covenant not to enforce a $40 million personal judgment
  • Represented Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in negotiating $200 million transaction with Port Everglades County Government to deliver berthing of world’s largest passenger vessel. As a partof the transaction, negotiated the construction of a new, state-of- the-art 150,000 square foot terminal
  • Counsel to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in negotiating with ports of Galveston, Texas, Ketchikan, Alaska, Colon, Panama, Marseilles, France and Cozumel, Mexico in connection with securing various preferential berthing rights
  • Counsel to number of NYC-based and South Florida-based start- ups in the technology space
  • Counsel to Tampa-based family offices in investment in medical marijuana operation
  • Counsel to Miami-based family office debt fund in its formation and deals
  • Counsel to Miami-based family offices in acquiring bulk condos
  • Counsel to Budapest-based family office in fish farm development in Orlando
  • Council to Cleveland-based family in structuring their real estate investments
  • Counsel to Sefira Capital in their fund formations and real estate acquisitions
  • Counsel to Orlando-based PE Fund in structuring their mezzanine financing fund
  • Counsel to Fort Lauderdale-based debt fund in loan transactions
  • Counsel to NYC-based family office in real estate transactions
  • Counsel to Philadelphia-based family in sale of technology company to private equity firm
  • Counsel to Fort Lauderdale-based family in sale of technology company to private equity firm
  • South Florida Business and Wealth, Finalist, Up and Comer Award, 2015
  • Daily Business Review, Winner, Top Dealmaker Award: Leasing, 2014
  • Lifestyle Magazine, Winner, Up and Comer Awards, Law Firm Category, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2019
  • Daily Business Review, Finalist,Top Dealmakers Award, 2013
  • Chambers & Partners USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Real Estate, 2011-2018
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, Real Estate, Corporate, 2013-2018
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up and Comer, 2010-2013
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2011-2013, 2016–2018
  • Florida Trend, Up and Comer, 2006-2007, 2009-2010
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Real Estate, International, Business/Corporate, 2014-2018
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2014
  • South Florida Business Journal, 40 under 40, 2009
  • South Florida Business Journal, Winner, Up and Comers Award, 2006
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ rated
  • Member, Law360 Hospitality Editorial Advisory Board
  • Editorial Board Member, www.hotelexecutive.com
  • Member, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association
  • Board of Directors, Camillus House
  • Miami Children’s Young Ambassador, Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Honorary Trustee, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art
  • Leadership Broward Class XXIII Graduate
  • Member, Brazil-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
  • Committee Member, Florida State University College of Business Real Estate Trends Conference
  • Member, Fidelity Commercial Real Estate Council for Florida
  • Co-Founder, Leaders of Tomorrow, a networking group of the next generation of business and community leaders
  • Committee Member, Florida Bar RPPTL Section, Real Property Forms
  • Committee Member, Florida Bar RPPTL Section, Landlord/Tenant
  • Outside General Counsel, Jack and Jill Children’s Center, Inc.
  • Director & Associate Counsel, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
  • Associate Attorney, Holland & Knight

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August 15, 2018

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June 18, 2018

Berger Singerman Recognized by Chambers USA for 15th Consecutive Year

May 3, 2018

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March 1, 2018

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February 1, 2018

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January 22, 2018

Bisnow quotes Barry Lapides, Jeffrey Margolis and Marc Shuster in, "These 3 Words Best Describe South Florida Real Estate Market"

January 17, 2018

South Florida Real Estate Bubble Won't Burst in 2018 According to Berger Singerman Survey

January 17, 2018

South Florida Legal Guide Names 23 Berger Singerman Attorneys as Top Lawyers

January 10, 2018

Charlotte Business Journal, Second hotel site at Crescent Stonewall Station acquired; 181-room hotel planned

August 31, 2017

Thirty-Two Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2017 Super Lawyers Florida Edition

June 9, 2017

Berger Singerman Receives High Marks by Chambers USA for Fourteenth Consecutive Year

May 30, 2017

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January 20, 2017

Law360 quotes Jeff Margolis and Marc Shuster on "Real Estate Pros Optimistic About South Fla. Market: Survey

January 20, 2017

The Miami Herald quotes Marc Shuster and Barry Lapides on "Trump Will Be Very Good for South Florida Real Estate, Survey Says"

January 18, 2017

The Miami Herald quotes Marc Shuster on "What will Trump's presidency mean for Miami's real estate?"

November 11, 2016

The Real Deal mentions Marc Shuster on "Five takeaways from Miami hospitality talk"

October 18, 2016

Berger Singerman Attorneys Help Land $247 Million Loan for PortMiami Terminal

September 13, 2016

South Florida Business Journal quotes Marc Shuster on "South Florida a popular market for Middle Eastern real estate investors"

September 9, 2016

Bloomberg quoted Marc Shuster on "Florida Shudders as Zika Spreads, Forcing Miami Shops to Close"

August 5, 2016

GlobeSt.com Interviews Marc Shuster, "Are We Living in a 2008 Bubble"

July 22, 2016

Twelve Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2016 Edition of Florida Trend

June 22, 2016

Thirty-Six Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2016 Super Lawyers Florida Edition

June 14, 2016

Berger Singerman Receives High Marks by Chambers USA for Thirteenth Consecutive Year

June 2, 2016

Berger Singerman Hosts Hurricane Preparedness Week Series to Ready Florida Businesses for Storm Season

May 12, 2016

Bloomberg quotes Marc Shuster on "Miami Suddenly Has a Glut of Plush Hotel Suites"

May 9, 2016

GlobeST.com Interviews Marc Shuster, "How Recession Concerns Are Impacting Buy-Sell Equations"

April 25, 2016

South Florida Business Journal quotes Marc Shuster on "Condo market correction could be painful for some condo developers"

March 25, 2016

Daily Business Review quotes Marc Shuster on "Crowdfunding Backs Miami Infill Apartments"

February 24, 2016

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January 7, 2016

Florida Trend quotes Jeff Margolis and Marc Shuster on "Real estate will remain strong in 2016, report says"

January 7, 2016

South Florida Business Journal quotes Jeff Margolis and Marc Shuster "5 things to know, including more optimism for South Florida real estate"

January 7, 2016

The Real Deal quotes Jeff Margolis and Marc Shuster on " Survey: 2016 won't turn real estate market upside down in South Florida"

January 7, 2016

Looming Election Won't Take Shine off of South Florida's Real Estate Market According to Berger Singerman Survey

January 6, 2016

Miami Herald quotes Jeff Margolis and Marc Shuster on "Survey: 2016 won't turn real estate market upside down in South Florida"

January 6, 2016

Sun Sentinel quotes Jeff Margolis and Marc Shuster on "Real estate will remain strong in 2016, report says"

January 6, 2016