Mr. Cordano is a shareholder of the Firm and a member of the Litigation Department. Mr. Cordano practices in the areas of commercial litigation, banking, real estate, and bankruptcy. Mr. Cordano represents financial institutions and public and private entities in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts in matters involving enforcement of creditors’ rights, commercial and contract disputes, and business tort and consumer protection defense.
Mr. Cordano heads the Firm’s compliance and e-discovery and privacy groups. Mr. Cordano routinely advises clients on business operations, financial and reputational risk assessment, internal investigations, compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, matters involving law enforcement and resolution of gaps in enterprise policies and procedures. Mr. Cordano also advises clients regarding compliance with legal process, including complex garnishments, seizure warrants, TROs, grand jury subpoenas, and civil and criminal subpoenas. Mr. Cordano regularly provides trusted advice on complex discovery matters involving ESI, records retention and preservation strategies. Mr. Cordano’s practice also encompasses all aspects of banking operations, including commercial loans, deposit and treasury products and payment systems.
In addition, Mr. Cordano’s practice involves documenting complex commercial and real estate transactions. As part of his practice, Mr. Cordano works closely with the loan workout teams at various financial institutions and assists them with documenting workouts and minimizing unsecured debt exposure.
In 2000, Mr. Cordano earned his Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law. While attending the law school’s tax clinic, Mr. Cordano represented indigent taxpayers as a student-attorney before the United States Tax Court. Mr. Cordano also served as Dean’s Fellow for the law school’s renowned International Business Law Program.
A Miami resident, Mr. Cordano is an active member of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar Association.