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Jeff Gutchess

Jeff Gutchess leads the AXS LAW Trial & Litigation Teams. He has 30 years of experience trying cases and advising businesses in all types of disputes. Over the past 10 years he has prosecuted a number of plaintiffs’ business to business cases recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved business owners.

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Allen Moreland

Allen is a highly accomplished lawyer with over 30 years of law experience advising on highly sophisticated, cross-border Latin American and Caribbean financing and corporate transactions, most notably having represented the government of Belize in five separate sovereign bond transactions totaling over $1 billion. 

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Courtney Caprio

Courtney is an experienced advocate in high-stakes litigation and arbitration. She focuses her practice on plaintiff’s commercial cases.She also  handles transactional work, including advising start-ups and female-owned businesses on employment, intellectual property, and corporate matters.

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Anthony Narula

Anthony Narula is a passionate, practical, and proven litigator. He frequently represents mortgage lenders and developers, as well as provides counsel to technology, transportation, and construction firms. Anthony’s clients consider him to be a strategic partner, and in each case, he develops meaningful client relationships. 

Aleida Martinez Molina

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Aleida is a litigator with substantial business experience and a broad skill set. Through the years she has gained highly specialized experience in niche practices and industries, including hospitality, aviation and maritime law, which overlap with her core financial reorganization practice. She also serves as a Subchapter V Trustee in the Southern District of Florida and as outside general counsel to various highly successful businesses.

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Rossana Arteaga-Gomez

Rossana practices civil litigation and criminal defense in both federal and state court. Her extensive and varied litigation experience, negotiation skills, and trial tactics have resulted in a track record of exceptional outcomes over many years of practice.She excels at organizing and leading trial teams comprised of lawyers, expert witnesses, consultants, investigators and paraprofessionals.

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Irina Sadovnic

Irina is a driven young lawyer with experience advising on highly sophisticated, cross-border federal equity receivership and commercial litigation matters. Her law practice focuses on outside-inhouse counsel advisory, start-up and general corporate law matters, commercial litigation, and receivership and insolvency litigation.

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Josh Shore

Josh Shore excels at legal research and writing and focuses his practice on complex trial and appellate litigation in state and federal court. He has successfully represented both individual and institutional clients in a variety of high stakes matters, including corporate divorces, contract disputes, and the civil implications of white-collar criminal investigations. 

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Alice Ferot

Alice Férot is an attorney specializing in complex civil and corporate matters. She has gained significant experience in the resolution of business disputes and high-profile litigation through her experience as a federal clerk, as litigator at premier boutique litigation firms, and as corporate counsel for a defense contractor. Alice is trained both in the US and in France and is admitted to practice law in the states of Florida and New York.

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Michelle White

Michelle White brings over 10 years of experience to the firm which she now uses to help grow the title and closing real estate division within AXS LAW's Real Estate Law practice representing buyers, owners, developers, lenders and brokers involved in commercial and residential real estate in South Florida.

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Lina Cohen

Lina has over 12 years of experience in various areas of the law, with the last 7 years primarily focused on intellectual property litigation working in NYC boutique firms. 

As a paralegal, Lina works behind the scenes to ensure that her colleagues always have what they need to represent clients. 

Bernardo Franco

Bernardo is a Brazilian attorney specializing in cross-border disputes and complex civil litigation in the United States and Brazil. Bernardo’s career started at a leading Brazilian law firm, and culminated in the establishment of his own boutique law firm, in Brasilia, Brazil, with a focus on tax litigation.

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Joanna Niworosky

Joanna has joined the firm as its newest associate and will work closely with the firm’s litigation team as she begins her legal career at AXS LAW Group. She received her B.A. from the University of Miami, cum laude, in 2018 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, summa cum laude, in 2021