NAFUSA member Marcos Daniel Jimenez has joined McDermott Will & Emery as a partner in the Miami and New York offices. Jimenez served as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida from 2002 to 2005. He also served on the attorney general’s advisory committee, headed the nation’s largest organized crime drug enforcement task force, and chaired antiterrorism task forces in the wake of September 11. Earlier in his career he served as an assistant U.S. attorney.
Jimenez was featured in The National Law Journal’s 2011 “Winning” issue and selected by the Daily Business Review as South Florida’s “Most Effective Lawyer” in the category of complex business/civil litigation. He is an active community and bar leader, having chaired the Florida bar’s attorney-client privilege task force and Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal judicial nominating commission. He previously served on the board of trustees of Baptist Health Systems, South Florida’s largest health care organization. He is currently a member of an ABA dialogue group that regularly meets with Attorney General Holder and his staff.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Jimenez is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law.