My intent will be evident in the results.

– Thurgood Marshall

Patricia advises clients on all aspects of media, technology and information law.

She worked for a decade in the Media & First Amendment Law group of an international law firm and clerked for two years for a federal judge. She is proud to have been a part of strong legal teams that represented media companies, publishers, innovators, and provocateurs on a wide range of high profile cases involving privacy laws, consumer protection statutes, advertisement regulations and the First Amendment. An avid litigator, Patricia has represented multinational clients in sophisticated multi-million dollar civil claims and class actions from inception, trial and appeals. She has handled international arbitrations in English and Spanish.

Patricia led the Media & Communications Law committee of the Florida Bar for two consecutive terms, and has been ranked as “Top Up-and-Comer,” and “Rising Star” in the areas of media, advertisement and First Amendment law. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).

Patricia’s approach to legal services leaves behind tradition and bureaucracy. She crafts innovative strategies to tackle tough legal challenges and deliver smart solutions for her clients.

Background


Education:

University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2002

Florida International University, B.A., with honors, 1998

 

Admissions:

Florida Bar
Media & Communications Law Committee; pro-bono service committee

District of Columbia

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the District of Columbia

 

Memberships:

Florida Bar Foundation (Board of Directors)

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (CIPP/US & CIPM)

American Bar Association (forum on communications law)

Media Law Resource Center
Contributing Editor, Survey of Florida Law Regarding Privacy and Related Laws 2002-13

Practising Law Institute