Harris Beach is one of the oldest and largest law firms in New York state and among the country’s top law firms as ranked by The National Law Journal. The firm is a full service law firm that represents a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, privately-held companies, public sector entities and not-for-profit organizations. Harris Beach is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Tier firm in every major area of law, and was named in 44 practice group categories in Best Lawyers in America.
Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York state, nationally and internationally. With over 27 practice groups and 17 industry teams, the firm provides the full depth and breadth of legal services. Principal industries represented include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities.
Figueroa-Contreras Law Group is a criminal defense and immigration law firm based in Miami, Florida and with affiliate offices in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), Panama City (Panama) and Caracas (Venezuela). Kristy Figueroa-Contreras, a member Florida Bar, manages the Miami Office. Dominican attorney Dilia Rosado manages the Santo Domingo office, Panamanian attorney Elvis Ureña runs the Panama City, Panama office and Venezuelan attorney Lenny Rengifo Hernández and Elsa Rodríguez Olival work out of the Caracas office.
The firm’s Miami office handles full-service immigration, nationality and consular law matters, representing clients in all 50 states and worldwide. Its immigration caseload includes employment-based and investment-based matters to deportation defense in all U.S. immigration courts as well as consular matters at U.S. Consulates and Embassies and around the globe. The Miami office also handles criminal defense and post-conviction matters in the entire State of Florida, as well as in federal court in the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Our team includes real estate and corporate attorneys serving our firm in “of counsel” capacity in cases requiring multi-faceted solutions.
The firm’s Latin America offices assist our clients with their criminal and immigration matters arising in Venezuela, Panama and the Dominican Republic as well as full-service representation in civil, real estate and corporate transactional matters arising for clients in each respective country.
Our entire staff is fluent in English and Spanish. Attorney Figueroa-Contreras and Senior Paralegal Emilio D’Arce are also fluent in Portuguese and attorneys Figueroa-Contreras, Rengifo Hernández and Rosado are also fluent in French.