• MBE

Firm Size

  • 20-50

Willing to Act as Local Counsel

  • Yes

SMGQ Law is an AV-rated, certified minority-owned, full service law firm with offices in Florida and Georgia, offering extensive experience in the handling of legal matters for key industries and clients ranging from Fortune 500 to privately-held businesses and high-net worth individuals. The firm serves as counsel to several national clients, representing them in all state and federal courts throughout Florida and Georgia, as well as before arbitration tribunals. With its main office located in the gateway city of Miami, SMGQ Law also assists clients in transactions and legal proceedings throughout Latin America.


Miami, FL

1200 Brickell Avenue, Suite 950, Miami, FL 33131

Person of contact: Emilia Quesada, Esq.

Atlanta, GA

3355 Lenox Rd., Ste 750, Atlanta, GA 30326

Person of contact: Emilia Quesada, Esq.

Practice Areas

  • ADR/Arbitration
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Agency and Distributorships
  • Banking and Finance
    • Asset-Based Financing
    • Collections and Foreclosures
    • Commercial and Industrial Lending and Financing
    • Debt Placements
    • Litigation
    • Private Banking Transactions
    • Private Equity & Fund Transactions
  • Construction
    • Architectural and Design Professional Agreements
    • Construction Contracts
    • Consulting Agreements
    • Equipment Procurement
    • Litigation
    • Mechanics and Materials Lien Law
  • Corporate
    • Corporate Governance
    • Crisis Management
    • Records Retention
  • Corporate, M&A & Securities
    • Asset Purchases, Stock Purchases, and Leveraged Buyouts
    • Corporate Governance
    • Equipment Procurement, Leasing, and Finance
    • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
    • Master Services and Supply Agreements
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Private Placements
    • Recapitalizations, Restructures, Spin-Outs, and Divestitures
    • Venture Capital and Early-Stage Financing
  • Defamation
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance
    • Auto
    • Construction
    • Extra Contractual/Bad Faith
    • Life, Health, Disability/ERISA
    • Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Product Liability
    • Professional Liability/E&O/D&O
    • Property/Premises/Homeowners
    • Subrogation
    • Transportation
    • Umbrella
  • Intellectual Property
    • Copyright
    • IP Agreements/Licensing
    • Litigation
    • Other Transactions
    • Software Distribution Agreements
    • Trademark
  • International Transactions
    • Cross-Border Acquisitions & Sales
    • Cross-Border Lending
    • Off Shore Business Entities
    • Real Estate
    • Trade and Finance
  • Labor & Employment
    • Arbitration
    • Class Actions / MDL
    • Compliance
    • Drafting Employee Handbooks / Policies / Documents
    • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
    • Investigations - Internal/Agency
    • Leave and Pay Acts (e.g. FLSA / FMLA / Service Contracts Act / Davis Bacon Act / Walsh-Healey)
    • Litigation
    • Regulators/Regulations (e.g. DOL, NLRB, OFCCP, OSHA, OWBPA, SOX,)
    • Trade Secret
  • Litigation/Trials
    • Administrative
    • Class Action
    • Construction
    • Consumer and Product Liability Litigation
    • Corporate/Commercial (Shareholder Derivative Suits, Securities, FINRA, Antitrust, Banking, Bankruptcy, etc.)
    • Criminal (White Collar)
    • Employment (HR, Discrimination, ERISA, Labor, Workers Comp, etc.)
    • Estate/Trust Law
    • Health and Healthcare Law
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual Property (Patent/Trademark)
    • International Law
    • Malpractice
    • Personal Injury (Torts, Premises Liability, Toxic Torts)
    • Professional Liability
    • Real Estate
    • Restaurant Retail & Hospitality
    • Taxation
  • Media
  • Music
  • Privacy and Information Security/Cyber
    • Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Privacy
    • E-signature/E-delivery
    • International Regulatory Counseling
    • Litigation
    • TCPA
  • Private Equity
  • Private Funds
  • Products Liability
    • Automotive
    • Industrial equipment
    • Litigation
    • Medical/pharmaceutical
    • Oil & Gas
    • Retail
  • Real Estate/Commercial Transactions
    • Acquisitions, Leasing, and Dispositions
    • Commercial Leases
    • Development
    • Equipment Lease Agreements/Finance
    • Equipment Procurements
  • Securities
    • Asset Securitizations
    • Compliance/Regulatory
    • Derivatives/Futures
    • Finance
    • FINRA Litigation
    • Litigation
  • Sports
  • Tax/Tax Credits
    • Representation Before IRS and State Tax Authorities
    • Tax Law Change
    • Tax Opinions
    • Tax Planning and Transactional Implementation
  • Technology Transactions
    • Acquisition and Licensing of Patents, Software, Trademarks and Trade Secrets
    • Blockchain and Smart Contracts
    • Enterprise Resource Platforms: Cloud/SaaS/PaaS Computing
    • Joint Ventures and Technology Development Agreements
    • Master Services Agreements
    • Master Supply Agreements
    • Social Media and Internet Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Venture Capital
  • White Collar / Investigations
    • Compliance
    • Whistleblower

Firm Bio

SMGQ Law (Sanchez-Medina, Gonzalez, Quesada, Lage, Gomez & Machado LLP) is an AV-Rated law firm with offices in Florida and Georgia offering its clients expertise in a wide range of areas including corporate, securities and lending transactions, complex commercial and business litigation and trial practice, life, health, disability and ERISA litigation, labor and employment, white-collar criminal defense, commercial and residential real estate transactions, with an emphasis in both lender and developer representation, tax, asset protection and estate planning, immigration and naturalization, government relations and entertainment, sports and art law. Our attorneys have extensive experience in handling matters for key industries, including financial, banking and insurance services, real estate, healthcare, manufacturing and industrial, telecommunications and entertainment, having represented a number of Fortune 500, publicly traded and privately held businesses, as well as high-net worth individuals. Being located in a gateway city such as Miami, we represent clients in transactions and legal proceedings both domestically and abroad. The firm enjoys client relations throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Providing our clients with unsurpassed legal representation and responsive, personal attention in a cost-efficient and results oriented manner is the cornerstone of our Firm’s philosophy. We apply our experience and sound judgment to determine how to best resolve our clients’ problems, especially when there is no apparent solution. We fully engage with our clients to learn and analyze their businesses and the nature of their problems or disputes to better understand their immediate legal concerns, and to account for their long-term goals. Our hard work, intelligent and incisive approach to problem solving, and unyielding commitment to our clients’ interests, help us to continuously provide legal and business solutions that surpass our clients’ expectations.  As a result, we enjoy long-standing professional relationships with our clients, and value working hand-in-hand with in-house counsel and management, as well as with the individuals and families that we represent.

We are here to serve our clients, but also to contribute to our community. Members of our Firm are involved in various organizations that provide legal services to the indigent through local pro bono programs. Committed attorneys and staff from our Firm also contribute of their time, money and other resources to local, national and international charitable, philanthropic and religious organizations, with the common purpose of giving back to our community.