CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 24, 2020) —- Miami attorney Stuart Sobel, of the law firm Siegfried Rivera, has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Mr. Sobel is a shareholder in the firm’s construction litigation section and is board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar. A 1975 graduate of Brown University, Mr. Sobel received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from University of Miami School of Law in 1978. Mr. Sobel has tried and arbitrated scores of cases to verdict, judgment, and award all over the country and which, over the years have included tort claims, civil rights actions, and common law unfair competition.
The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Lawyers nominated or selected may be in any discipline in the construction law arena, including contract specialization, negotiations, litigation, arbitration, appellate and/or surety law, but who have in addition superior ethical reputations. The CLSA seeks a high level of diversity in its selection process. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized advanced status among their peers. The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.
Mr. Sobel is a Circuit/Civil Mediator, certified by the Florida Supreme Court. He is on the Panel of Neutrals of the American Arbitration Association, qualified for Large and Complex Cases. He is also a fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and maintains an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Sobel has been recognized by Chambers USA, South Florida Legal Guide, Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.