MIAMI – May 5, 2017 – Miami-based Diaz, Reus & Targ LLP Global Managing Partner Michael Diaz, Jr. has been recommended as a “Leader in their Field” for Fraud & Corporate Investigations in the 2017 edition of Chambers Global—the world’s top publication for ranking lawyers and law firms, according to an independent survey of over 20,000 in-house counsels.
“Michael Diaz is praised by market sources for his professionalism and his ability to ‘get straight to the point and give the client the information they really need,’” says Chambers Global Guide. “He is recognized for his knowledge of the Latin American market, and of Venezuela in particular.”
Diaz is a multilingual litigator, trial lawyer, and arbiter with over 30 years of experience advising clients, trying cases, and negotiating complex civil and criminal disputes, including visa recovery and defense of FCPA, OFAC violations, and Specially Designated Nationals classifications. He represents U.S. and international clients in joint ventures, acquisitions, and other commercial transactions, where he is deeply experienced in domestic and international trade, customs, finance, and banking. Additionally, he counsels on preventative litigation strategy and conducts parallel investigations in complex, high-stakes regulatory and compliance matters, including instances of financial fraud, international asset recoveries, and white-collar crimes. He is a founding and Global Managing Partner of Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP, which staffs 18 offices on five continents in key business centers.
Named to Latinvex’s Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers and ranked in Chambers USA/Florida and Chambers Latin America, Diaz is also listed in Best Lawyers® USA and Panama, Florida Super Lawyers, and South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers, among others. He has earned ongoing recognition from his peers, maintaining an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell for over 20 years. Under his stewardship, Diaz Reus was selected to the prestigious 2016 Global Investigations Review annual guide, the GIR100, which presents the top 100 law firms from around the world that are able to repeatedly handle sophisticated, cross-border government-led and internal corporate investigations.
Chambers and Partners has been assessing and ranking the world’s best business lawyers since 1990, and currently covers 185 jurisdictions. It employs full-time researchers who interview thousands of attorneys and their clients around the world to identify which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients.
For more information, visit diazreus.com and chambersandpartners.com.