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Areas of Concentration
Real Estate Litigation
Corporate Transactions
Commercial Real Estate Finance
Commercial & Residential Real Estate Transactions
Lease Transactions
Title Insurance
University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in Real Property Development

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., with Distinction 
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Moot Court Board Member

University of South Florida, B.A.

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™, Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2018, 2019

Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2016

Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2009 - 2011

South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Up and Comers", 2016, 2017

Miami-Dade County Bar Association, Award for Exceptional Service as Chair of Real Property Committee, 2007, 2008

Miami-Dade County Bar Association, Recognition for Outstanding Service as Vice-Chair of Real Property Committee, 2006, 2007



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Gil O. Acevedo


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As a Shareholder in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, Gil Acevedo brings to the firm over fourteen years of real estate experience in various areas of real estate law, including  foreclosures, commercial and residential evictions, and real estate mediation. Gil  currently serves as title agent for Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, Inc., Chicago Title Insurance Company and Fidelity National Title Insurance.

Practice Focus

Gil’s experience and practice involves representation of clients in connection with the commercial and residential real estate transactions, relating to the purchase and sale of office buildings, shopping centers, apartment buildings, gas stations, vacant land, condominium units, townhomes, and single-family homes, in addition to short-sale transactions. Gil also assist clients through the complex process of commercial real estate finance, including acquisition lending, refinance, and mortgage modifications. Gil has also worked on corporate transactions in connection with the formation of real estate purchasing entities and negotiating and drafting agreements and corresponding corporate documents. Among other skills, Gil is highly experienced on the structuring of business entities to minimize U.S. and estate taxes.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented GBX Homestead, LLC, in its acquisition of approximately 117 acres of vacant land in Homestead, Florida from US Century REH I, LLC. The purchase price of the acquisition was $10,000,000.00. The property had previously been foreclosed by U.S. Century Bank and after acquiring title subsequently conveyed to US Century REH, I, an affiliate of the Seller. US Century Bank provided purchase money financing of $8,500,000.00.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
    • Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section, Member
    • Landlord/Tenant Committee, Member
  • Greater Miami Aviation Association, Board of Directors
  • Dade County Bar Association, Real Property Committee
    • Member, 2016 – 2017
    • Chair, 2007 – 2009
    • Vice-Chair, 2006 – 2007
  • Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
    • Secretary, 2008 – 2009
    • Director, 2006 – 2008
    • Bids for Kids Fundraising Event, Chair, 2008 – 2009
    • School Education Committee, Advisor, 2008 – 2009, and Chair, 2006 – 2008
    • Social Events Committee, Vice-Chair, 2007 – 2008
    • Minority Bar Passage Program Committee, Vice-Chair, 2006 – 2007
  • Brickell Area Association
    • Director, 2009 – 2010
  • Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of South Florida
  • Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
  • Florida International University Law Bridge Program
    • Lecturer, 2012 – present