Overview

Emil R. Infante is a Miami business attorney who focuses his practice on securities, financial regulation, banking, family office services, restructuring, cross-border transactions and international dispute resolution. Mr. Infante also has significant experience with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-corruption, anti-money laundering investigations and compliance within the U.S. and Latin American markets, as well as experience with the Magnitsky Act.  

In addition, Mr. Infante advises sovereign nations, foreign companies and family groups doing business in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean on complex corporate and financial matters. He also has participated as counsel in multiple international litigation and arbitration matters in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. Mr. Infante also has ample experience as an arbitrator involving insurance claims and significant insurance coverage disputes at a national and international level.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Infante worked as an investment adviser, creating and heading a company's professional athlete division and advising professional athletes on the administration of their financial affairs. In this role, he also advised high-net-worth individuals and institutions.

Mr. Infante also worked for a Washington, D.C., financial advocacy organization where he promoted the interests of member companies in federal, legislative, regulatory and judicial forums to effectively communicate the benefits of competitive and integrated financial services to the public. He is also a graduate of St. Mary's Institute on World Legal Problems in Innsbruck, Austria, where he continues to serve as a visiting professor.

Credentials

Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Securities, Banking and Financial Regulation
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Dayton, M.A., International Affairs, magna cum laude
  • Sacred Heart University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Memberships
  • Pan American Development Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • National Hispanic Bar Association
  • U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Corporate Law, 2019
  • Latin America's Rising Legal Star, Latinvex, 2015
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2018, 2019 
  • Top Up and Comer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2011
  • Top Dealmaker of the Year, Corporate International, Daily Business Review, 2012
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, Business/Corporate, Banking and Business Litigation, 2010
  • Top Impact Legal Honoree, South Florida Business Leader Media, 2010
Spoken Languages
  • Spanish

Publications

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