January 03, 2023

Venable Officially Enters the Florida Market as Lawyers and Professional Staff from Genovese Joblove & Battista Join the Firm

Well-Established Group Adds Strength in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Tampa

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Venable LLP, an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its geographic footprint to the state of Florida, as attorneys and professional staff from Genovese Joblove and Battista, P.A. (GJB) officially join the firm in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Tampa.

Initially 33 attorneys—18 partners, eight counsel, six associates, one law clerk—along with 23 professional staff from Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A. (GJB), a prominent multi-practice law firm based in Miami, are joining the firm.

Stu Ingis, chairman of Venable, said, “We are entering the Florida market with a strong group of well-respected lawyers who share our core values and culture. We look forward to blending our teams and working toward Venable’s future growth both in Florida and nationally.”

“We are thrilled to officially join Venable, where the expanded resources will allow our attorneys and business professionals to deliver more value to our current and future clients,” said GJB founding shareholder Michael Joblove.


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including in California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the United States and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit https://www.Venable.com/.