The Duarte Firm Adds Two Transactional Specialists to its Team
The Duarte Firm P.A., a Florida Business Law & Litigation Firm, is excited to announce that it has expanded its services to assist clients with a wide array of transactional and title related matters, including residential home purchases and refinancing throughout the state of Florida, by adding two transactional specialists to its team, as of counsel attorneys to the Firm.
Steven Pessoa, Real Estate & Corporate
The Duarte Firm, P.A. is pleased to announce that Steven Pessoa of Cohen Pessoa & Fernandez PLLC has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Steven focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters with an emphasis on real estate transactions and title work where he routinely assists lenders, borrowers, developers, buyers, and sellers with all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Steven is skilled in advising high net-worth clients in the purchase and sale of luxury residential properties and investment properties. On the commercial side, Steven assists clients in connection with the acquisition of a variety of commercial properties ranging from vacant land, multi-family apartment complexes, and office buildings.
Steven is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and has been recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide as a Top Up and Comer in 2019 and as a Top Lawyer in the area of Real Property/Real Estate in 2020. Steven was also selected for inclusion in the Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020 edition of The Who’s Who Directories. Steven began his legal career at a boutique corporate law firm and later worked at K&L Gates, LLP, a large international law firm, where he represented public and private companies in connection with diverse corporate law matters. Steven received his B.A. from Florida State University and his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law.
Daniel Fernandez, Maritime Transactions & Corporate
The Duarte Firm, P.A. is pleased to announce that Daniel Fernandez of Cohen Pessoa & Fernandez PLLC has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Daniel focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters. Notably, Daniel is skilled in advising high net-worth clients on the unique aspects of maritime transactions and has years of experience in the marine industry, guiding numerous maritime transactions to successful and timely closings.
Daniel works closely with many aspects of the yachting community including yacht brokers, shipyards, marine lenders, and a variety of international shipping registries. He guides clients through due diligence matters, contract negotiation, and closing, and has handled numerous high-end transactions throughout the state of Florida.
In addition to his robust maritime transactional practice, Daniel has experience in general corporate and business law matters. Daniel received his B.A. and his J.D. from the University of Florida.