Overview

Anna Marie Hernandez Gamez is a litigation and real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office and a member of the firm's South Florida Litigation Team. Ms. Gamez's experience consists of representing both publicly traded and closely held corporations, financial institutions, domestic and international businesses, developers and individuals. Her work primarily focuses on complex commercial and real estate litigation matters.

Ms. Gamez has substantial experience in matters relating to contract and business claims, business torts, banking, banking fraud, lender liability claims, real property issues, commercial foreclosure/workouts, insurance coverage, title insurance, collection and commercial landlord-tenant issues. She also has experience with the protection of creditors' rights in related bankruptcy actions in state and federal court.

Ms. Gamez has handled numerous evidentiary and dispositive hearings in state and federal court (inclusive of several bench trials and one jury trial), as well as American Arbitration Association (AAA) and International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) arbitration proceedings through final hearing.

Ms. Gamez was selected as a 2017 Holland & Knight Rising Star, an intensive program of leadership, management and professional skills development for female attorneys.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Florida International University, B.A., History, Political Science
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
Memberships
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee
  • Eleventh Judicial Circuit Local Professionalism Panel
  • UnitedWay of Miami-Dade, Women United
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Latina Commissioner (2018-2020)
  • Florida Constitution Revision Commission, 2017
  • Cuban American Bar Association, President, 2016
  • Cuban American Bar Foundation, President, 2017
  • The Cuban American Pro Bono Project, Inc. d/b/a CABA Pro Bono Legal Services, Director, 2015-2016
  • Chief Justice's 2017 Advisory Committee for the 2017 Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Awards
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Cuba Task Force, 2016-2017
  • The Florida Bar Grievance Eleventh Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee 11H, Chair, 2015
  • The Spellman-Hoeveler American Inns of Court, Director, 2009-2012
  • Florida Bar Association, Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, 2010-2013
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Miami, Fall Connections Committee, 2011
  • 40 Under 40 Outstanding Young Lawyers of Miami-Dade County, Selection and Host Committee, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2010-2013
  • Miami City Ballet's Upper Room, Host Committee, 2009-2011
  • Easter Seals South Florida, 2011
  • Take Stock in Children Miami-Dade, Mentor, 2008-2011
  • Dade County Bar Association, Affiliate Bar Representative to the Board of Directors, 2007-2009
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Volunteer and Member of Emerging Leaders, Hands on Miami, 2010-2011
  • Coconut Grove Jaycees' Third Thursdays at Children's Home Society, McLamore House, Founder, 2002-2006
  • Rafael Peñalver Clinic, Miami-Dade Public Health Trust, Director and Treasurer, 2000-2002
Honors & Awards
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, Litigation - Real Estate , 2017-2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Litigation - Real Estate, 2015-2021; Women in the Law edition, Litigation – Real Estate, 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • University of Miami School of Law, Law Alumni Association Leadership Award, 2016
  • Daily Business Review, Professional Excellence Rising Star Award, 2016
  •  Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers, 2009-2016
  • 40 Under 40 Outstanding Young Lawyers of Miami-Dade County, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2009
  • Florida Legal Elite "Up & Comer," Florida Trend magazine, 2007
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Publications

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