Miami FL — August 20, 2018 — Diaz Reus & Targ, LLP’s Global Managing Partner Michael Diaz, Jr., and Partner Gary Davidson have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for their work in International Arbitration – Governmental and Commercial, and Founding Partner Robert I. Targ for his work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar. Recognition by Best Lawyers© is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
Michael Diaz is a multilingual litigator, trial lawyer, and arbitral advocate with 32 years of experience advising clients, trying cases, and negotiating resolutions to complex civil, arbitral and criminal disputes. He has extensive experience handling visa recovery efforts, FCPA and OFAC violations, and Specially Designated Nationals classifications. He regularly counsels on preventative arbitration and litigation strategies and conducts parallel investigations in complex, high-stakes regulatory, investigative and compliance matters that involve financial fraud, international asset recovery and white-collar crime.
Throughout his distinguished career, Gary Davidson has obtained favorable results for clients in complex international litigation, arbitration and commercial disputes and has also served as an arbitrator and mediator. In addition to his work on behalf of foreign government entities, he has extensive experience representing clients across multiple industries, including those in the real estate, hospitality, travel, and financial services sectors.
Robert I. Targ is a highly successful international and domestic litigator for individuals and institutions in complex, high-stakes money laundering, fraud, white-collar criminal defense, and customs cases. Practice focus includes: federal trial and administrative matters involving asset seizures and forfeitures, health care fraud and abuse, criminal fraud and money laundering, criminal or civil matters involving customs laws and regulations.
Marta Colomar-Garcia, Administrative Managing Partner