Friday, April 1, 2011


MIAMI (March 1st, 2011) – The Miami law firm of Tew Cardenas LLP announced that attorney Brett M. Halsey has been promoted to partner.

Having joined the firm in 2003 as an associate, Halsey focuses his practice on commercial litigation matters and appeals. He has extensive experience representing individuals and organizations in construction disputes, professional malpractice claims, securities litigation, international asset recovery, and land use and local government law matters.

Halsey’s significant representations include serving as co-counsel for Miami-Dade County School Board in multiple litigations resulting in the resolution of multi-million-dollar construction-related claims. He also served as co-counsel for Fisher Island Holdings in construction and payment disputes involving contractors, subcontractors, architects and condominium associations.

In 2007, Halsey was selected as a “Most Effective Lawyer” in the International Law category by the Daily Business Review for successfully recovering $47.7 million from the Cuban government for the family of a victim of terrorism and torture, committed during the Bay of Pigs invasion.

Halsey earned his Juris Doctorate degree with honors in 1999 from the University of Miami School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree in Business Management and Marketing from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1993. He is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice by the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Halsey is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law, where he teaches business litigation skills. He is a Member of the Dade County Bar Association and the Gay and Lesbian Lawyers' Network of South Florida.


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