(Miami, FLA Oct 28, 2015) – Perlman, Bajandas, Yevoli & Albright, P.L., a full service corporate law firm, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Feldman and Maya Ibars have joined the firm. They will both be operating out of the firm’s newly established Coral Gables office.
Jonathan Feldman joins the firm as a partner in the litigation practice. Primarily focusing on bankruptcy and financial services and complex commercial litigation, Mr. Feldman comes to the firm from acting as in-house counsel for a market leading real estate investment firm as well as previous practice with an AmLaw 100 global law firm and a Big 4 accounting firm. Mr. Feldman began his legal career as a law clerk for Chief Bankruptcy Judge Robert A. Mark.
He received his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law, where he graduated with honors and was a member of the Emory Law Journal. He is also a CFA charterholder, globally considered to be the premier investment management designation in the financial industry. Mr. Feldman is credited as a co-author for several articles published in various bankruptcy law journals and serves as co-chair of the Bankruptcy Law Committee for the Dade County Bar Association.
Maya Ibars is an associate at PBY&A. She comes to the firm with a wide ranging set of skills that allow her to bridge both the transactional and litigation practices at the firm. She has practiced immigration law and worked actively in the international human rights space at the International Center for Transitional Justice in Bogota, Colombia and with the human right advocacy organization Equality Now. In addition to her legal experience, Maya previously held several positions in the fundraising and community mobilization arenas at the United Way of Miami-Dade and America Coming Together (ACT). She is also an accomplished journalist, having written for national, local and international publications, including Latin Finance Magazine, Viet Nam News, Miami Herald and Miami New Times.
Ms. Ibars obtained her J.D. from the University of Chicago School of Law, and has also obtained certificate credit from the University of Miami School of Law in the Fundamentals of International Arbitration. She speaks four languages fluently: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.