Attorneys

Ronald Albert, Jr.

Ronald Albert, Jr.Ronald Albert, Jr. has experience in a broad array of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; partnerships, joint ventures and LLC’s; closely-held corporations, shareholders’ agreements, employment agreements and restrictive covenants; corporate finance, institutional finance and public finance; and contracts. He is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, has been listed multiple times in both “Florida Legal Elite” and “Florida Super Lawyers.” Mr. Albert is very active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of a number of civic and charitable organizations...

Natalie Balsinde

Small Photograph Natalie BalsindeNatalie Balsinde concentrates her practice on a broad array of business transactions and general corporate representation.  Natalie represents companies in connection with various domestic and cross-border transactions in a variety of business areas and industries, with a focus on representing inbound investors from Latin America and Europe.  She assists her clients in the establishment and maintenance of joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability and closely-held companies, and with the drafting and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements, operating agreements, and employment agreements.  She also works with her clients in matters such as mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as franchising, licensing, and distribution.    

Katie DeLuca

​Katie DeLuca​Katie DeLuca concentrates her practice on international and domestic transactional matters with a focus on transactions involving capital equipment,  including aircraft and vessels.  A substantial portion of her practice is devoted to business aircraft and she has assisted clients with all aspects, both routine and complex, of their  transactions   including planning and structuring aircraft ownership and operations,  minimizing exposure to sales, use and/or VAT taxes and ensuring compliance with all applicable FAA, DOT and other governmental rules and regulations.

Stephanie A. Diaz

Stephanie A. DiazStephanie A. Diaz practices in the areas of corporate, tax and succession planning. 

Ms. Diaz earned her J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation at the University of Miami School of Law, concentrating in international tax.  Ms. Diaz earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Florida State University majoring in Sociology and Political Science.

Justin L. DiBiasio

Justin L. DiBiasio​Justin L. DiBiasio is an associate in the litigation and intellectual property practices of Harper Meyer. Mr. DiBiasio’s practice includes work on complex  commercial litigation and arbitration matters. In addition, Mr. DiBiasio has previously assisted clients in administrative litigation both nationally and internationally, including with regard to alleged violations of Federal health care regulations and Colombian laws on marketing pharmaceuticals. Mr. DiBiasio’s experience in the court includes two years as a law clerk in Massachusetts, including in the Business Litigation Session of the Superior Court and with the former Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

Michael A. Dribin

Michael A. DribinMichael A. Dribin is a partner in the Miami law firm of Harper Meyer Perez Hagen O'Connor Albert & Dribin LLP.  Mr. Dribin obtained a B.A. degree from Northwestern University in 1972, a J.D. degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1975 and a LL.M. degree in Taxation from the University of Miami in 1979. Practicing since 1975, Mr. Dribin is a Board Certified Wills, Trusts and Estates Lawyer since 1986; is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel since 1990 (member, Fiduciary Litigation Committee); and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar...

Jeffrey S. Hagen

Jeffrey S. HagenJeffrey S. Hagen concentrates his practice in the area of tax law, with an emphasis on international, corporate and estate planning matters.  A main focus of his practice is ensuring the compliance of domestic and international entities when they enter into complicated international transactions, including those transactions which involve corporate inversions.  Mr. Hagen also advises in depth as to the new international information reporting regimes, the Common Reporting Standard and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

Steven H. Hagen

Steven H. HagenSteven H. Hagen is a member of the international, tax and corporate practice areas, emphasizing international tax planning focusing on the structuring of international businesses, international estate planning, establishment of domestic and international entities, limited liability companies and business transactions including the sale and acquisition of businesses.

George R. Harper

George R. HarperGeorge ("Rocky") Harper is recognized as a leading attorney in the field of Latin American - U.S. business transactions. International legal projects with which he has had significant experience include operating and finance aviation equipment leases, foreign debt renegotiations, asset-based lending, distribution agreements, franchising, licensing, and commercial transactions...

Steven M. Harper

Steven M. Harper

Steven M. Harper practices in the areas of aviation, maritime and taxation, but he also works extensively with the international and corporate groups, having experience in cross-border transactions, real estate, entity formation, and dissolution and liquidation issues, among others..

Arlene Marie Hernandez

Arlene Marie HernandezArlene Marie Hernandez concentrates her practice on real estate transactions involving the acquisition, disposition and leasing of residential and commercial properties.

Ms. Hernandez attended Florida International University where she received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in English, and went on to earn her J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law.

Patricia Hernandez-O’Connor

Patricia Hernandez-O’ConnorPatricia Hernandez-O’Connor practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation and intellectual property. Her courtroom experience includes real estate litigation, where she has tried disputes between and among developers, brokerage firms, financial institutions and third parties. Her intellectual property practice includes trademark registration and litigation, resolution of domain name disputes, and intellectual property licensing. Prior to joining Harper Meyer, Ms. Hernández-O’Connor was a founding partner of O’Connor Law Group LLP...

James M. Meyer

James M. MeyerJames (“Jim”) Meyer concentrates his practice on the representation of U.S. and Latin American-based multinational corporations, financial institutions, manufacturers, franchisors, family offices and private high net worth clients in general corporate matters, commercial transactions, cross-border leasing, financing, sales and acquisitions of capital equipment.  His experience in such matters also extends throughout the Caribbean...

Patrick J. O’Connor

Patrick J. O’ConnorPatrick J. O’Connor leads Harper Meyer's commercial litigation and intellectual property practices.  A member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, Mr. O’Connor litigates a variety of complex commercial matters in state and federal court, including breach of contract claims, franchise disputes, antitrust claims, and intellectual property matters, as well as many others.  Mr. O’Connor also represents domestic and international clients in trademark registration proceedings, patent and trademark licensing negotiations, review and commercialization of intellectual property assets, intellectual property-related due diligence, and associated technology-driven ventures...

​Rose Parish-Ramon

Rose Parish-RamonRose Parish-Ramon is a member of the firm's Trust and Estate practice group.  Ms. Parish-Ramon specializes in estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, trust administration, trust litigation and guardianship proceedings.  In addition, she has experience in appellate practice with respect to estate, trust and guardianship litigation....

Manuel A. Perez

Manuel A. Perez​Manuel A. Perez is a Founding Partner of Harper Meyer Perez Hagen O'Connor Albert & Dribin LLP.  His practice focuses on international transactional matters, cross-border purchases and financing, general corporate law and real estate.  He represents some of the world’s largest financial institutions as well as many lenders, manufacturers, distributors, sellers and purchasers in complex cross-border financing transactions involving capital equipment, securing collateral and regulatory compliance within the United States and abroad...

Roselvin S. Edelman

Roselvin S. EdelmanRoselvin S. Edelman is an associate attorney in the firm’s Trust and Estate practice group.  Ms. Edelman concentrates on trust and probate litigation, including: will and trust contests; guardianship proceedings; disputes concerning the obligations of fiduciaries such as trustees and executors; and the interpretation of testamentary instruments.  Ms. Edelman represents private and corporate fiduciaries, settlors, and individual and charitable beneficiaries.

Jacqueline Villalba

Jacqueline Villalba is a Board Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law.  She has extensive experience in the areas of business and family-based immigration.  She represents clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) with regard to non-immigrant visa petitions; extraordinary ability, national interest waiver, and professional worker petitions; labor certifications; family based immigrant visa petitions; and applications for naturalization.  Jacqueline also practices before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, representing clients in removal proceedings with regard to asylum requests, applications to adjust status to permanent residence, cancellation of removal, bond hearings, and other forms of relief.