Simone Z. Boayue-Gumbs: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Simone Z. Boayue-Gumbs

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Institutions
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Global Aircraft & Equipment Finance and Leasing
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0783
Fax: 305.961.5783
University Yale University, B.A., Ethics, Politics/Economics, 1996 Co-Founder and Co-President, Yale African Students Association, Views Editor and Business Manager, Say It Loud Newsletter, Housing Representative, Ezra Stiles College, Delegate, Yale-Moscow State University Student Exchange, 1994; Executive Articles Editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1999; Staff, Harvard Law School Alumni Association, Annual Giving; Board Member, Harvard Black Law Students Association, Executive Board, Member, Prison Legal Assistance Project
Admitted2000, New York; 2003, Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

•President, First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables

•Board Member, Voices for Children

•Former Co-President, Harvard Black Alumni Society of South Florida

•Member, Finance Committee and Annual Fund, St. Philip's Episcopal School

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association

•Member, Yale Alumni Schools Committee


Simone Z. Boayue-Gumbs has extensive experience representing airlines, lenders and lessors in connection with the financing, refinancing, and leasing of commercial transport aircraft as well as private jets. Simone has also represented lenders and borrowers in connection with secured and unsecured credit facilities involving term, revolving, and multi-currency loans. Prior to joining the firm, Simone worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.

Areas of Concentration
•Banking and financial institutions
•Aircraft leasing and financing
•General corporate and securities matters

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Legacy magazine, South Florida's 40 Under 40: Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Member, team ranked as a top corporate law firm in Miami as selected by corporate directors, in the annual Legal Industry Research Study, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc. (10th year), 2002-2009, 2011-2012

Associated News & Events
Press Releases
Greenberg Traurig Miami Organizes Second-Annual 'GT Cares' Week-Long Initiative, Attorneys and Business Staff Members Volunteer to Help Those in Need
Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Simone Z. Boayue-Gumbs Selected by Legacy Magazine As One of 'South Florida's 40 Under 40 Leaders of Today & Tomorrow For 2013'
Greenberg Traurig Listed as a Top Corporate Firm for the 10th Time in Corporate Board Member magazine
Greenberg Traurig Listed as Miami's Top Corporate Firm for the 9th Time in 10 Years in Magazine Study
Greenberg Traurig Named Best Corporate Law Firm in Miami by Corporate Board Member Magazine for 8th Consecutive Year
Greenberg Traurig Names New Shareholders: Class of 2009 Reflects Firm's Diversified Platform
Greenberg Traurig Named Best Corporate Law Firm in Miami 6th Consecutive Year (Also at New York, NY Office)

Reported CasesRepresented lenders and borrowers, including JPMorgan Chase Bank, Wachovia Bank, National Association and SunTrust Bank in connection with secured and unsecured credit facilities involving term, revolving, and multi-currency loans.; Represented airlines and leasing companies, including Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services, Jetscape, Inc., COPA Airlines and Frontier Airlines, Inc. in connection with the financing and refinancing of aircraft and the registration, deregistration and leasing of aircraft.; Represented purchasers and sellers, including Technical Olympic USA, Inc. and Applica Consumer Products, Inc. in connection with public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions. Some of the above representations were handled by Mrs. Boayue-Gumbs prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
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Office Information

Simone Z. Boayue-Gumbs

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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