MIAMI, FL – October 30, 2019 - In the first of several growth initiatives, today GrayRobinson, P.A. announced the addition of five attorneys and three professional staff members from Miami-based Espinosa Martinez Law. Joining as shareholders are Jorge Espinosa, Elio F. Martinez, Jr., and Francesca Russo. Pablo Meles and Robert R. Jimenez are also set to join as of counsel and associate, respectively. The attorneys join GrayRobinson’s intellectual property and technology practice effective November 1, and the team will provide significant depth and multinational experience to serve clients at the forefront of Florida’s economic engine.
The attorneys of Espinosa Martinez bring extensive experience in complex trademark litigation, including matters of trademark counterfeiting, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation. Earning a reputation for excellence with a focus on the future growth of their clients’ businesses, Espinosa Martinez attorneys counsel multinational brands in the development and implementation of anti-piracy efforts in the United States and abroad.
"We have a longstanding working relationship and mutual respect for the team at Espinosa Martinez, and we are pleased to welcome them to GrayRobinson," said President and CEO Dean Cannon. "Florida is uniquely poised for momentous growth, and its size, diversity and location all make Florida an increasingly critical entry point to the global economy. In their decision to join GrayRobinson, the attorneys from Espinosa Martinez bolster the resources and relationships that our clients require to lead on a global scale. Jorge, Elio and their team complement our sophisticated intellectual property and technology practice, and support our strategic mission to grow in areas that impact our clients."
With the addition of Espinosa Martinez attorneys, GrayRobinson expands its intellectual property and technology practice to 34 attorneys and one patent agent, with representation spanning the State of Florida and Washington, D.C. For Espinosa Martinez, GrayRobinson’s extensive capabilities, along with a shared commitment to excellence, made the firm an ideal choice for expansion.
"We are always focused on the future of our clients. We seek to understand their businesses and industries in a way that allows us to offer effective legal counsel that addresses their short- and long-term goals," said Espinosa, who served as founding member of his former firm. "Throughout this process, we sought a partner who not only offers extensive resources, but also one who shares our vision and values. GrayRobinson has proven to be a perfect match for us, and we are enthusiastic about the various ways we can grow our practice for the benefit of our clients."
In addition to growth in its intellectual property and technology practice, GrayRobinson is actively pursuing growth in strategic practice areas including real estate, finance, and trade. Under the leadership of President and CEO Dean Cannon, the firm will continue the expansion of global services in 2020.
"As we look toward the future, GrayRobinson is laser-focused on growth initiatives to position our clients to lead in the global market," said Cannon. "We look forward to the contributions of the Espinosa Martinez team as we continue to expand our legal and lobbying services."
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