Columbia Law School, J.D.
Princeton University, A.B.
Aleida Martinez-Molina is a litigator with substantial business experience and a broad skill set. After beginning her career in New York in the creditors’ rights group of an AmLaw 100 international law firm, she returned to Florida to cast a wider net and further develop her own multi-faceted practice. Through the years she has gained highly specialized experience in niche practices and industries, including hospitality, aviation, and maritime law, which overlap with her core financial reorganization practice.
In addition to her financial reorganization practice, Aleida serves as one of six Subchapter V Trustees in the Southern District of Florida who were appointed upon the enactment of the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, and she also acts as outside general counsel to various highly successful businesses in the hospitality and cruising sectors. In all these roles, Aleida has the privilege of using her varied experience to assist businesses, entrepreneurs, and their creditors in efficiently and effectively resolving disputes.
Throughout her career, Aleida has represented foreign investors, foreign governments, government-owned entities, and multinational corporations in cross-border disputes. She is fully bilingual in Spanish and English and communicates well in Portuguese and French.
Her professional affiliations and community service include:
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Rules Committee
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Board Member; Audit and Budget Committee
Human Rights Watch – Miami/Circle of Friends
Friends of Coral Gables Senior High, Inc., Board Member
Cuban American Bar Association
American Bar Association, Air & Space Law Journal, Former Assistant Editor
Princeton Club of South Florida, Former President
Princeton University Committee To Nominate Alumni Trustees, Former Member
Princeton University, Regional Associations and Careers Committee Former Chair