Monday, November 21, 2011

Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz Joins Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

MIAMI, Fla.; November 16, 2011 — The Florida-based law firm Broad and Cassel is pleased to announce that Miami Partner Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz  has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Douglas Rillstone, a Partner in the Tallahassee office, has also joined the Florida Chamber of Commerce on the Board of Governors.

At Broad and Cassel, de las Cuevas-Diaz is a member of the firm's Banking and Institutional Lending, Real Estate and Special Assets Practice Groups. She has extensive experience in complex real estate transactions for both private and public clients.

De las Cuevas-Diaz is an active member of the community, and was elected as President-Elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Additionally, she was recently appointed by Florida’s U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to the Florida Judicial Nomination Commission (JNC). She was also named to the Space Florida Board of Directors earlier this year, and Florida Trend magazine lauded her as a “Must-Know Floridian.” 

In addition to serving seven terms on the CABA Board of Directors, she has served as a member of the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors since 2007 and as Legislative Chair in 2009 and 2010. She is a member of the Latin Builders Association and serves on the Board of Directors for both the Kristi House and the American Red Cross. Her additional civic participation includes the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the Builders Association of South Florida, the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, the National Association of Professional Women and Commercial Real Estate for Women (CREW).
She has also accumulated a variety of honors and awards. Most recently, she was named among the Miami Herald’s elite “20 Under 40” list. She has been repeatedly listed as a Florida Trend magazine “Legal Elite – Up & Comer” and Law & Politics magazine “Florida Super Lawyer – Rising Star.” In 2010, she was named among “40 Under 40” by the South Florida Business Journal.

De las Cuevas-Diaz is a graduate of Florida State University and received her juris doctor from the Tulane University School of Law.

Broad and Cassel established its founding office in Miami in 1946. The Firm’s Miami attorneys focus their practices primarily in the following areas of law: Complex Commercial Litigation, including Real Estate and Securities Litigation, White Collar Criminal and Civil Fraud Defense, Corporate and Securities both domestic and international, Real Estate and Eminent Domain, Bankruptcy, Health Law, Intellectual Property Litigation  and Labor and Employment Law.. Broad and Cassel has more than 170 lawyers and 200 support personnel located in eight offices throughout the state of Florida. The Firm has extensive experience in a wide variety of corporate practice areas and industries. For more information, please visit us online at


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