Jones Day Joins Rush Into Hot Miami Legal Market

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 9:33 PM EDT) -- Jones Day on Thursday confirmed a much-discussed rumor that it was moving into Miami's hot legal market with a high-profile lateral hire from Greenberg Traurig LLP.

The departure of transactions attorney Enrique "Rick" Martin from Greenberg initially was reported early last month, although Jones Day did not respond to questions about Martin and its plans in the city.

Historically an also-ran in the BigLaw legal market, Miami has become increasingly attractive to boldface firms eager for a slice of lucrative, Latin America-focused work.

Martin, who rejoined Greenberg seven...
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