McKown Bailey
Attorney Jeffrey Bailey

Jeff Bailey

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Practice Areas:

  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Corporate Transactions
  • China

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1994
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Merit Distinction
    • Honors: University of Miami Yearbook of International Law, Editorial Board, Member
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi National Legal Honor Society
  • Florida State University
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Merit Distinction
    • Honors: Paul Bateman Scholar
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Honors: Southern Scholarship Foundation
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Major: Spanish Language and Literature/ Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida

Honors

  • 40 under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade Committee, Co-Chair
  • Florida International University’s President’s Council, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • The St. Patrick’s Day Committee, Inc. (a 501(c)3 organization), Member
  • The South Florida Emerald Society, Member
  • Miami-Dade Volunteer Leadership Initiative Committee, Member

Past Positions

  • Navarro Mckown, Partner, Chair of Corporate and Immigration Practice Group, 2018 to 2021
  • Bland Farms, LLC, Chief Executive Officer/General Counsel, 2012 to 2018
  • Del Monte Fresh Produce Company, Associate General Counsel, 1999 to 2012
  • Akerman Senterfitt, Senior Corporate Associate, 1997 to 1999
  • Gunster, Yoakley, Valdes-fauli & Stewart, P.A., Corporate Associate, 1994 to 1997
  • Lyons & Farrar, P.A., Appellate Law Clerk, 1993 to 1994
  • The Honorable Jonathan Daniel Dowell United States Immigration Judge, Judicial Law Clerk, 1993
  • Florida House Of Representatives Office Of The Clerk, Senior Reading Clerk, 1989 to 1992
  • Office Of United States Senator Bob Graham, Legislative Intern, 1990

Languages

  • Spanish

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, International Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Coral Gables Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Congressional Liaison Committee

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney