Burton A. Landy
Burton A. Landy
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131

Burton A. Landy serves as Chairman, Sole Arbitrator, or Co-Arbitrator in international commercial and investment arbitrations principally involving Latin American and Caribbean country parties. He currently serves as Founding Chairman of the Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS) and Chairman of the Host Committee for ICCA Miami 2014. As Chairman Emeritus of Akerman's Global practice, he advises foreign clients on the inbound structuring of their U.S. operations and investments and U.S. clients on their outbound worldwide investments.

Served as Arbitrator and as a Counsel in a number of international arbitration panels and tribunals under ICC, AAA , ICDR, UNCITRAL, and ICSID Rules concerning commercial and investment disputes involving parties and the laws of Argentina, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Japan, Peru, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.
Representation of purchasers and sellers of U.S. financial institutions including Florida and federal commercial banks and savings and loan associations.
Representation of foreign banks in obtaining Florida and federal approvals for agencies, administrative, and representative offices.
Representation of syndicator of multi-million euro loan to joint venture of Colombian and Venezuelan petro-chemical companies.
Counseled non-U.S. residents on establishing offshore trusts in the Bahamas and Cayman Islands.

University of Miami, Recipient, "Lawyer of the America" Award, 1984
Inter-American Bar Association's "Diploma de Honor", 1988; William Roy Vallance Award, 1989
Honorary Consul General of Republic of Korea for Florida, 1988 to present
Republic of South Korea, Recipient of the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Medal, 1986
Emperor of Japan Medal of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, 2004
Florida Trend's Legal Elite
Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law
International Business Leadership Special Award
Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2014, Listed for International Arbitration - Commercial
South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2014, Listed for International and ADR

The 11th Annual ICDR Miami International Arbitration Conference, Moderator, "Managing Difficult Evidence Problems in International Arbitration: The ICDR Guidelines for Arbitrators Concerning the Exchange of Information," September 12, 2013
35 Journal of Air Law & Commerce, Author, "Cooperative Agreements Involving Foreign Airlines," No. 3
Tax Adviser, Author, "Tax Planning for Latin American Investors in U.S. Income Producing Realty," September 1972
37 Marine Fisheries Review, Author, "Constraints on Aqua Culture Projects"
Journal of the IAP Institute of International Business Law, Author, "Foreign Trade Zones in Florida," Volume 6
Cuestiones Actuales de Derecho Aeronaves, Ed. Universidad de Buenos Aires, "La Financiacion de la Compra-Venta de Aeronaves"

Miami International Arbitration Society, Founding Chairman
Inter-American Bar Association, President, 1982-1984
Florida International Bankers Association, Founding General Counsel
Beacon Council, Greater Miami Economic Development Organization, Chair, 1991-1992
Florida Council of International Development, Chair, 1999-2001
Southeast U.S./Korea Economic Committee, Founding Chairman
World Trade Center Miami, President, 1980-1981
Commercial Dispute Resolution Center of the Americas, Chair, 1996-1999
Florida FTAA, Inc., Board Member
World Services Group, Chairman, 2006-2007
ICDR Panel of Arbitrators
Centro de Arbitragem e Mediacao Camara de Comercio Brasil-Canada (CAM-CCBC), Panel of Arbitrators

JAG Active Duty, U.S. Air Force, 1952-1954


Burton A. Landy


J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1952
Other, University of Havana, 1951
B.S.L., Northwestern University, 1950; Law
Other, National University of Mexico, 1948

Republic of South Korea, Honorary
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