Michael Diaz, Jr., is the founding and global managing partner of Diaz, Reus & Targ, LLP. Headquartered in Miami, Florida.
Diaz Reus offers a global practice centered around national and transnational parallel proceedings and transactions in the following broad areas: sovereign and sovereign entities, trade, finance, and fraud litigation and arbitration; asset identification, location, tracing, and recovery; white collar crime, regulatory, and criminal investigations and defense in matters of corruption, bribery, money laundering, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, OFAC, Specially Designated Nationals, and the Bank Secrecy Act; and politically sensitive investigations, including the recovery of U.S. immigration status and visas.
Headquartered in Miami, Diaz Reus has 15 offices worldwide in cities throughout the U.S., Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.
Mr. Diaz has more than 30 years' experience advising clients, trying cases, and negotiating complex civil and criminal disputes. Chambers and Partners rank Michael Diaz, Jr. among a very select group of practitioners in Chambers USA for the practice category General Commercial Litigation, Florida, and Fraud and Government Investigations, Latin America-wide, in Chambers Latin America. He is listed in Best Lawyers® USA and Best Lawyers Panama, the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, and earned ongoing recognition from his peers, maintaining an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review rankings for more than 20 years. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS).
As a skilled litigator and experienced international business transactions attorney, Mr. Diaz adroitly represents victims of financial fraud - including pyramid and Ponzi schemes, RICO and money laundering - and aids them in the recovery of significant assets.
Since earning his J.D. with cum laude honors from the University of Miami School of Law in 1986, Mr. Diaz has advocated on behalf of numerous high-profile clients such as multinational corporations, foreign officials and international financial institutions. He served as Assistant State Attorney to Janet Reno, both investigating and prosecuting cases involving corruption, drugs and finance matters.
In addition to regularly publishing both English and Spanish case opinions on international issues, Mr. Diaz is a frequent and honored lecturer on multinational banking concerns, anti-money laundering and other legal topics.
Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
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Last Updated: 1/20/2017