As business lawyers, our focus is on the issues that matter most to our clients and their businesses. Understanding our clients’ businesses is a key component to our success. >>


A full service boutique business law firm located in Miami, Florida, ARHMF blends the depth and sophistication of a large-firm and the personalized service and flexibility of a small-firm in providing its clients with an exceptional experience. >>


ARHMF and its attorneys have been recognized in national, local and industry publications as leaders in the legal profession. More importantly, our representative matters speak volumes as to the trust that our clients have consistently placed in us. >>


ARHMF is one of the largest minority-owned law firms in Florida and is committed to pursuing diversity. The firm is an active member of NAMWOLF, the Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council, and the Hispanic National Bar Association. >>

February 23, 2015

ARHMF is pleased to announce the addition of Liz Lamar as Chief Operations Officer. In this role, Ms. Lamar’s primary focus will be to provide strategic leadership for the ARHMF firm and strengthen the firm’s position in the market.
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February 2, 2015

ARHMF welcomes the addition of a new associate, Cassandra Alami, to the firm’s Real Estate Practice. Cassandra Alami counsels both international and domestic clients on issues relating to real estate, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, finance, and related corporate issues.
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January 25, 2015

Managing Partner, Alcides I. Avila, was recently recognized as a “Distinguished Lawyer” by the South Florida Legal Guide. In the feature story published in the guide’s 2015 anniversary issue, Mr. Avila is celebrated as one of the “most sought-after attorneys” in banking and finance. Mr. Avila has been practicing banking law for over 30 years, earning the trust and respect of financial institutions, federal and state regulators, and the legal profession. Please join us in congratulating Mr. Avila!

January 20, 2015

ARHMF is pleased to welcome Melissa Wolfe as a paralegal in the Immigration Practice. Ms. Wolfe has 20 years of experience in immigration, preparing visa petitions for business professionals across a number of industries. Ms. Wolfe is fluent in Spanish and earned her undergraduate degree from Tufts University and her certificate in Paralegal Studies from Rollins College.

Discover What Others Are Saying

"They are a rising force – Florida's top banking boutique."

Chambers & Partners USA -
Banking and Finance: Florida

"The lawyers are always available, understand our concerns and appreciate that some of our issues are highly sensitive. I feel like they're a part of my team."

Chambers & Partners -
Corporate and M&A Latin America

"This compact firm is seen to punch above its weight in the banking and finance market."

Chambers & Partners USA -
Banking and Finance: Florida

"The lawyers understand our concerns and comply with our internal policies. They're always available, and appreciate that some of our issues are highly sensitive. I feel like they're part of my team."

Chambers & Partners -
Latin American Investment

Representative Matters

Our representative matters speak volumes as to the trust that our clients have consistently placed in us in handling everything from the day-to-day matters that keep their businesses running to their most sensitive and complex matters. Please click below for examples of the matters that our lawyers have handled for clients.

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Immigration, Nationality and Consular Services
  • Real Estate
  • Tax and Estate Planning

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Representative Clients

Our client base consists of domestic and multinational corporations, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, as well as high net worth individuals and families. Our clients include:

  • G4S
  • Marriott International, Inc.
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
  • Harris Corporation
  • HBO Latin America
  • ACS Infrastructure
  • MasterCard Worldwide

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