August 29, 2022, Miami, Florida- Sequor Law is pleased to announce that Mr. Steven Valdes has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney effective July 2022. Steven joins an already impressive roster of talented, hard-working award-winning attorneys. The addition of Steven confirms the firm’s ongoing dedication to growth and its commitment to the development of new attorneys.
“Steven brings years of success as a bi-lingual attorney who has represented victims in a variety of specialized cases. We look forward to seeing how he will strengthen our firm and join the high caliber of skill and integrity we have at Sequor Law,” said founding shareholder Gregory S. Grossman.
Steven earned his Juris Doctorate from the Florida International University College of Law, graduating cum laude. He was the recipient of the C.A.L.I Excellence for the Future Award in Constitutional Law. During Law school, Steven was an active member of the FIU Moot Court Board of Advocates as well as a teaching assistant for the Legal Skills and Values II course. While excelling in his courses, Steven also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jose M. Rodriguez for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. Steven graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology along with a minor in philosophy.
Prior to joining Sequor Law, Steven worked at one of the top five asbestos and mesothelioma law firms in the nation and represented victims in cases involving products liability, environmental toxic torts, asbestos-related diseases, and wrongful death. Additionally, Steven served as second chair trial counsel in the first in-person mesothelioma trial in Florida since the pandemic began resulting in a $14,000,000 jury verdict.
Steven is fluent in English and Spanish and is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida.
Steven Valdes focuses his practice on asset recovery and financial fraud. He represents individuals, governments, and other entities in domestic and international judgment collection matters; cross-border insolvency proceedings under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code; actions to collect evidence for use in foreign proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1782; and other commercial disputes.
“With the addition of Steven, we are continuing our commitment to the development of new attorneys, and I look forward to working with him to progress his practice and deliver comprehensive, top-tier service to our clients,” said founding Shareholder Edward H. Davis, Jr.
Sequor Law is a Miami-based international law firm representing financial institutions, sovereign governments and state-owned enterprises, public and non-public companies, insolvency practitioners and individual clients in the areas of asset recovery, financial fraud, insolvency, and financial services litigation. More information is available at www.SequorLaw.com.