The Coral Gables Gazette published an article on the expansion of Zumpano Patricios & Winker, P.A. into Italy. ZP&W executed an agreement with Bacciardi & Partners to open a Representative Office in Italy. Joseph Zumpano was quoted in the article, stating “We are very enthusiastic about working closely with the talented attorneys from Bacciardi & Partners. The practice areas and the corporate philosophy blend well with our firm and we are confident that this relationship will be beneficial to all.” The article went on to explain ZP&W.s “innovative new globalism” model, outlining the firm’s definition of its target market as the “stream of commerce between countries.” Zumpano explained in the article that “the strategy behind ‘new globalism’ is to cocounsel with foreign law firms in order to capture commerce between nations, rather than to usurp opportunities from others in their native markets.”
Leon Patricios was extensively quoted in an article on the proliferation of employers setting up wellness programs. These programs assist employers achieve health goals ranging from stress reduction, losing weight and quitting smoking.
The Coral Gables Gazette today published an article on the expansion of Zumpano Patricios & Winker, P.A. through the addition of Carmen Alpizar Hellman, who joined the firm as an income partner. Carmen focuses her practice on commercial litigation. Prior to joining ZP&W, she practiced law at Rywant, Alvarez, Jones, Russo & Guyton, P.A. in Tampa, Florida. Carmen is a graduate of the University of Miami and earned her law degree at Stetson University School of Law. The article noted that Carmen “marks the third Hispanic female income partner” to join ZP&W over the last two years, “further exemplifying the firm’s commitment to diversity and strategic growth.”
Leon Patricios was extensively quoted in an article on business litigation likely to arise from Hurricane Wilma damage. Mr. Patricios commented on risk of loss, force majeure and other aspects of contract law on this subject.
The Daily Business Review today published a front page article on Zumpano Winker and its managing partner, Joseph Zumpano. The article stated that “Zumpano Patricios & Winker has grown quickly to almost 30 attorneys, with representative offices in four foreign countries.” The article focused on Zumpano Patricios & Winker.s “growth, culture and investment strategy.” The article cited the firm’s practice of “putting excess profits into residential beachfront properties, which the firm partners will allow their attorneys and staffers to use for recreational purposes while the property values grow.”