Gilberto Pastoriza

Senior Counsel

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  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers award
  • SF Legal award
  • Super Lawyers

Gil is chair of our Private Land Use and Zoning Group. His expertise covers the entire development spectrum from property acquisition to certificates of occupancy for completed buildings. He has successfully represented numerous private and public sector clients in obtaining all types of governmental approvals for the development of their properties.

Gil also has extensive experience in dealing with code enforcement issues and the mitigation of code enforcement liens and fines. His experience as a past Code Enforcement Special Master is invaluable to clients with code enforcement needs.

Professional Associations

  • Miami Dade County Bar Association 1988 – Present
  • Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) 1990 - Present

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Adjunct Professor at St. Thomas University Law School
  • Lecturer Zoning Land Use and Development Issues at CLE
  • Seminars and on Hispanic radio and television


  • Spanish

Awards and Recognitions

  • "Top Lawyers", South Florida Legal Guide 2016, 2017
  • "Best Lawyers, Land Use and Zoning", Best Lawyers 2015-2018
  • "Top Lawyers", South Florida Legal Guide 2015
  • "Super Lawyers", Super Lawyers 2015
  • "Top Rated Lawyer, Real Estate," South Florida Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Florida SuperLawyer," Florida SuperLawyers, 2007-present
  • Top 1% of Lawyers in South Florida – South Florida Legal Guide, 2006
  • Member of the "Legal Elite" – Florida Trend Magazine, 2004 to present
  • "Best of the Bar” – South Florida Business Journal, 2005
  • Top Florida Attorney 2008
  • "Top Lawyer," South Florida Legal Guide, 2013-present

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