ALCIDES I. AVILA
MANAGING PARTNER, AVILA RODRIGUEZ HERNANDEZ MENA & FERRI, CORAL GABLES
Avila founded the business law firm 13 years ago with six other partners from a large Miami firm. Today, the firm has 25 lawyers and an overall staff of 50. The firm serves both domestic and international clients, with Avila handling all aspects of bank regulatory, lending, mergers and acquisitions and other transactional matters.
“My most important evolution,” Avila says, “has been to grow from technical lawyer to trusted business and strategic adviser to my clients and as a mentor to younger lawyers.”
|EDUCATION||University of Miami (BA), University of Notre Dame (JD)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I own three horses and love to ride.|
|FLORIDA ISSUE||Affordable housing, sea-level rise|
|PHILANTHROPIC PASSION||U.N. Women and its mission of stopping violence against women and achieving gender equality|