Luis Figueredo is a real estate and land use attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office. Mr. Figueredo focuses his practice on representing a diverse group of clients, including municipalities, national trade associations, corporations, real estate developers and Indian tribes.
Mr. Figueredo has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating a wide range of complex contracts, including strategic partnerships, development agreements, conservation easements, software as a service (SaaS) agreements and collective bargaining agreements.
In addition, Mr. Figueredo has worked as special counsel for several corporate clients and has experience working on land use and zoning matters, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund), Clean Water Act (CWA), Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advertising rules, and state laws.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Figueredo served for more than four years as the first in-house city attorney for the city of Doral, Florida. As city attorney, he advised staff, the mayor and members of the city council on all legal matters, including complex land use decisions. In addition, his responsibilities included negotiation of complex governmental contracts with vendors, collective bargaining agreements with the city's unions and other employment issues, election matters, environmental matters and land use matters. Prior to his city attorney role, Mr. Figueredo founded and operated a boutique law firm that focused on environment law, government regulation, zoning and land use, municipal law, corporate law, Indian law and gaming, tobacco law and dispute resolution.
- Harvard Law School, J.D.
- Brandeis University, B.A.
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- The Florida Bar
- The Florida Bar, Environmental and Land Use Law Section (ELULS)