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May 8, 2020

Kelley Kronenberg Bolsters Commercial Litigation Practice Group With The Addition of Jorge J. Perez As Business Unit Leader

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL— Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, is pleased to announce the firm has hired Jorge J. Perez as a Business Unit Leader in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office. Perez handles business insolvency, receiverships, and other fiduciary matters in addition to practicing commercial litigation.   

Perez brings unmatched experience to the firm as a former Circuit Court Judge, previously appointed by Governor Bush. As Circuit Court Judge in Miami Dade County, 11th Judicial Circuit, Perez ruled on more than 100 jury and bench trials. Since returning to private practice in 2007, he has focused his practice on complex commercial litigation. Additionally, he assists clients in matters involving receiverships, fiduciary appointments, mediation, arbitration, and general commercial litigation.

At the start of his illustrious career, Perez served as Assistant District Counsel for the Department of Homeland Security in Miami, representing the United States in federal immigration administrative and judicial proceedings.

Outside of the office, Perez is heavily involved in the Hispanic National Bar Association as well as the Federalist Society and the Miami Dade Justice Association. He is also a founding member of the nationally recognized “It’s Your Life” Foster Child Transition Program.

Perez received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami before completing his juris doctor at the University of Florida. He is admitted to practice law in Florida.




Kelley Kronenberg is a diverse, business law firm that provides litigation and other legal services to established corporations, insurance companies, entrepreneurs and individuals in Florida and other regions of the U.S. More than 160 lawyers strong, the firm offers more than 35 distinct practice areas throughout its network of eleven offices in Florida and Illinois.  Founded in 1980, Kelley Kronenberg was built on relationships and continues to grow and excel because of its strength, offering sound legal counsel and exceptional client service. Known primarily as a Defense law firm, Kelley Kronenberg has broken the mold by welcoming Justice for Kids, a leading Child Advocacy Plaintiff group. Kelley Kronenberg has been named to Best Places to Work 2020 by South Florida Business Journal, is one of America’s Top Corporate Law Firms in 2019 by Forbes, ranked in the top 20 largest law firms in Florida by Florida Trend and the Daily Business Review, has been recognized as a Top Law Firm in Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide and LexisNexis ® Martindale-Hubbell®, and is ranked in the top 10 in the NLJ 500 Women’s Scorecard.  More information on practice areas and office locations is available at


Michelle Martinez Reyes, Chief Relations Officer