Jose Sirven

Partner
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Jose E. Sirven is a partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office and co-chairs the firm's Financial Services Practice Group. He has practiced in the financial services, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and cross-border fields for more than 30 years. A significant part of his cross-border work has involved Latin American and Caribbean jurisdictions, including Mexico and nearly every country in South and Central America. Mr. Sirven regularly conducts complex negotiations and drafts documents in the Spanish language.

At Holland & Knight, Mr. Sirven has served on the firm's Directors Committee for more than a decade, including chairing a number of committees such as the Budget and Finance Committee and the Managing Partner Compensation Committee, and has served the firm as the Executive Partner of the Miami office.

Mr. Sirven is active in a number of community organizations, including serving on the Advisory Board for the International MBA program at Florida International University and on the Advisory Board for the School of Accounting at Florida International University.

At the University of Miami School of Law, he served as Articles & Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review.

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Banking & Finance: Regulatory, 2010-2012; Banking & Finance: Transactional, 2010-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, 2006-2019; Financial Services Regulation Law, 2012-2019; International Trade and Finance Law, Litigation - Banking and Finance, 2013-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Miami Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2013
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2018
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, 2012, 2016 
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, 2012
  • Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business guide, Corporate & Finance, 2007
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Daily Business Review, "Top Dealmaker 2007" in the International Corporate category finalist
  • Daily Business Review, "Most Effective Lawyer 2006" finalist
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated