Battle For Miami Heats Up As BigLaw Eyes Latin America

Law360, New York (April 10, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT) -- The city of Miami is looking increasingly attractive to BigLaw firms with several moving aggressively into the city in recent months in search of Latin American-focused business, despite fierce competition for top-earning lateral partners and often lower hourly billing rates.

The latest rumor that Jones Day is looking to open its doors in Miami has highlighted the city as a strategic target for national firms seeking a base for south-of-the-border clients. The South Florida Business Journal reported Tuesday that Greenberg Traurig LLP attorney Enrique "Ricky" Martin...
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