Marili Cancio is the founding principal of Cancio Johnson Law and she concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate, real estate and international law. With almost 20 years of legal experience, she counsels large and mid-size companies across diverse industries with respect to a wide range of business matters. Significantly, Marili acts as general counsel to leading Hispanic-owned companies.
Since 2012 she has dedicated the majority of her law practice assisting latin american clients in real estate acquisitions. Her fluency in Portuguese and Spanish makes her very popular with clients from Brazil and Argentina.
Marili partners with clients to negotiate and execute business acquisitions and real estate transactions that complement overall business and financial objectives. She also assists with corporate governance and trademark maintenance. Marili has extensive experience with mergers, acquisitions and asset exchange transactions.
In the international arena, Marili represents companies operating in Latin America and foreign investors establishing and expanding companies in the U.S. She helps clients plan and negotiate multi-jurisdictional mergers, other corporate transactions and real estate purchases. In addition, Marili has represented foreign banking institutions in obtaining money transmitter licenses in Florida.
Past and Present Professional & Civic Involvement
President, Women’s Republican Club of Miami Federated
Trustee of Miami Dade College
American Bar Association
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, International Law Section
Cuban American Bar Association
Miami-Dade County, Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board, Chair
Miami-Dade County, Community Relations Board
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Trust, Trustee
Liga Contra el Cancer (League Against Cancer), Pro Bono Counsel