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Javier E. Fernández

Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131

Javier Fernández is an associate in the Land Use & Entitlements practice. He assists with a variety of zoning, governmental relations, procurement matters, and OFAC licensing issues. Javier previously served in various capacities for the City of Miami including as the Mayor's Senior Policy Advisor, Assistant to the Chief of Operations, and Chief of Staff.
Professional Memberships & Activities
American Bar Association, Member
Human Services Coalition of Miami-Dade, Past Treasurer, 2007
Heritage Crossing Residents Association, Past Board Member, 2005-2006
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Marine Corps Marathon Team, 2005
German Marshall Fund of the U.S. - Trans-Atlantic Exchange on Immigration & Asylum Issues, Past Delegate, 2004
Miami River Commission, Past Board Member, 2001-2003
Hands-on Miami, Volunteer
Urban Economic Revitalization Task Force, Past Board Member, 1998-1999
Related Professional Experience
City of Miami, Chief of Staff, 2004, 2009
Enterprise Homes, Inc., Center for Urban Redevelopment Excellence (CUREx) National Fellow, Associate Development Manager, 2005-2007
City of Miami, Assistant to the Chief of Operations, 2003-2004
City of Miami, Mayor's Senior Policy Advisor, 2001-2002
Local Initiatives Support Corp., Assistant Policy Officer, 1999-2000
South Florida Community Development Coalition, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., Coalition Coordinator, 1998-1999

Javier  E.  Fernández

Real Estate
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2009
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2003; Certificate, Sr. Executives in State & Local Government
B.A., Colby College, 1997; Government & Spanish, Dean's List
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