Roig Lawyers Continues to Expand its Litigation Practice and Welcomes Robert H. Fernandez as a Partner in Coral Gables Office

July 11, 2014

Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg, Martin, Stoller, Zumpano & Bellido, a minority-owned litigation law firm dedicated to serving clients across seven offices throughout Florida, is pleased to announce that Robert H. Fernandez recently joined the firm’s Coral Gables office as a partner in the Litigation practice group. Robert will focus on expanding his practice in the areas of complex business litigation, election and ethics law, real estate litigation, arbitration, and state and local bid-protests/public procurements.

Robert currently acts as outside general counsel to various entrepreneurial and start-up ventures, where he advises on a broad range of legal issues. He also represents candidates and elected officials before the Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Commission on Ethics and he advises political campaigns on all types of election law issues. Robert is active in municipal matters and represents businesses in bid-protest award disputes before commissions of Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami.

“Roig Lawyers is thrilled to welcome Robert, he brings a depth of experience in election and ethics law, having worked as the deputy general counsel in the Executive Office of Governor Jeb Bush,” said Roig Lawyers’ Firm Managing Partner Michael A. Rosenberg. “Robert will be a great addition to our growing Litigation practice.”

Robert is a lawyer with more than 18 years of experience. Throughout his career, he served as litigation counsel for Akerman Senterfitt, he was the deputy general counsel in the Executive Office of Governor Jeb Bush (2003-2005), litigation counsel at Colson Hicks Eidson, and litigation counsel at Greenberg Traurig.

Robert is also active in the community, most recently appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve a four-year term on the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. He is currently a Board Member and immediate past Board Chair of the Family Resource Center, he is an active member of the Cuban-American Bar Association. Robert is a former Board Trustee for Miami-Dade College and former Board Member for Miami-Dade County Housing Finance Authority.