Brian A Briz

Partner
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Brian A. Briz is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office, focusing primarily in the areas of international, cross-border and commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular emphasis on disputes involving Latin America. He has broad experience representing domestic and foreign clients in complex, commercial disputes in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), and in ad hoc arbitration proceedings under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

Mr. Briz also has experience defending banks, broker-dealers and registered representatives in numerous securities litigation and arbitration disputes in federal and state courts as well as before FINRA Dispute Resolution. He has also defended several domestic and foreign clients in copyright and trademark disputes, and represented various media outlets in media and First Amendment disputes in federal and state courts.

Honors & Awards

  • The Legal 500 Latin America, International Arbitration, 2016-2018
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2009, 2011, 2013-2018

Memberships

  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), Y-ADR Steering Committee Member 
  • American Bar Association, Member of Litigation and International Law Sections
  • The Beacon Council - Young Leaders Taskforce, 2008-2009
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar, Member of Business and International Law Sections
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce - Leadership Miami, 2011-2012