April 28, 2016 – MIAMI – Alvarez Arrieta & Diaz-Silveira LLP (AADS), a Miami-based corporate boutique law firm specializing in international and domestic M&A, finance, real estate, immigration and private wealth services, announced that four firm partners have been named 2016 Legal Luminaries finalists by The Dade County Bar Association. The attorneys are: Albert Diaz-Silveira, Alejandro M. Arrieta, Blas I. Cueto, and Colleen M. Grady. The 2016 Legal Luminaries winners will be decided through votes cast by Florida Bar members in good standing, who can vote through Friday, July 22 on the Dade County Bar Association website.
Albert Diaz-Silveira is a Legal Luminaries Finalist for Top Corporate Attorney. A firm co-founder, Diaz-Silveira is recognized for his corporate law practice, which is focused on international business transactions. He has an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Miami (J.D.) and a cum laude graduate of Duke University (B.A. Economics).
Alejandro M. Arrieta is a Legal Luminaries Finalist for Mergers & Acquisitions. Also one of the firm’s co-founders, Arrieta specializes in business law that involves domestic and international companies, entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals, investors, and family offices, among others. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star consecutively from 2012-2015, and is a graduate of the University of Chicago (J.D.) and the University of Florida (M. Acc. And B.A. Accounting).
Blas I. Cueto is a Legal Luminaries Finalist for Probate & Estate Planning. His practice is recognized for its work in the areas of estate planning and wealth preservation. Cueto is a Super Lawyers Rising Star (2010), and a graduate of the University of Miami (LL.M. Estate Planning and B.B.A. with honors) and the University of Florida (J.D.).
Colleen M. Grady is a Legal Luminaries Finalist for Mergers & Acquisitions. Her practice includes international and domestic transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and more. She is a Daily Business Review 2015 Dealmaker of the Year in the Industrial category, a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Miami (J.D., Order of the Coif), Nova Southeastern University (M.S.), and a summa cum laude graduate of Barry University (B.S.).