Ronald R. Fieldstone

Ronald R. Fieldstone

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (305) 428-4521
Fax: (305) 374-4744

Primary Office

Miami
701 Brickell Avenue
17th Floor
Miami, FL 33131

Ronald R. Fieldstone

Partner

Ronald R. Fieldstone

Ronald “Ronnie” Fieldstone draws on more than 45 years of legal experience to advise clients on sophisticated commercial and real estate transactions that have a combined annual value of at least $1 billion. His focus includes matters involving corporate, real estate, securities and tax law. His advice is also shaped by insights arising from his activities listed below.

Ronnie's practice also includes serving as corporate/securities/real estate counsel in EB-5 immigrant visa investor offerings for an array of industries. Both developers and regional centers rely on his advice in these deals, resulting in his track record of handling more than 450 EB-5 projects with combined capital raise in excess of $9 billion.

As chair of the Firm's Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds Practice, Ronnie collaborates with 40 attorneys to leverage their combined knowledge to assist clients with tax, real estate, corporate and securities issues on investments and projects in these designated areas. His work includes offering guidance on the tax implications of investing in opportunity zones and preparing fund documents for compliance with securities law rules and regulations as well as real estate advice in connection therewith.

Ronnie's understanding of the legal and other challenges businesses face also stems from his own experience as a business owner. He is formerly a principal of Barnie's Coffee and Tea, Inc., the owner of the Barnie's operating system with approximately 80 corporate units and 20 franchised units, and a principal in a Blockbuster Video franchise that operated 25 stores in eight states. Ronnie was also a managing partner of Landmark Residential, which managed approximately 20,000 multi-family units that were located in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina and were liquidated over a period of 12 years for in excess of $1 billion.

Ronnie is currently the managing partner and a principal in real estate projects in the State of Florida having a market value in excess of $50 million.

 

Thought Leadership

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Florida Legal Award for Real Estate Transactions, Daily Business Review, 2020

Named a Top 25 OZ Influencer by Opportunity Zone Magazine, 2018 to present

Named a Top 15 Corporate Attorney by EB5 Investor Magazine, 2017 to present

Listed in South Florida Legal Guide's "Top Real Estate, Corporate/Commercial Transactions and Taxation Lawyers," 2011 to present

Recipient of the Miami International Chamber's 2013 International Business Leadership Award

Listed in Florida Trend Magazine as one of a select group of attorneys, 2004 to present

Listed in the South Florida Business Journal in its Commercial Transactions section

Memberships and Affiliations

IIUSA

  • Former Member, Best Practices Committee and Compliance Committee

Editorial Board Member, OZ Expo

Board of Trustees, Actors' Playhouse, 1980 to present

Board of Directors, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 1990 to present

Board of Directors and Vice President, Miami Jewish Health Systems, 1980 to present

Education

J.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 1974

M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1974

B.S., magna cum laude, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1971

 

Bar Admissions

Florida
United States Tax Court

Firm Involvement

Chair, Global Immigration and Foreign Investment

Chair, Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds

Member, Benefits Committee

Ronald “Ronnie” Fieldstone draws on more than 45 years of legal experience to advise clients on sophisticated commercial and real estate transactions that have a combined annual value of at least $1 billion. His focus includes matters involving corporate, real estate, securities and tax law. His advice is also shaped by insights arising from his activities listed below.

Ronnie's practice also includes serving as corporate/securities/real estate counsel in EB-5 immigrant visa investor offerings for an array of industries. Both developers and regional centers rely on his advice in these deals, resulting in his track record of handling more than 450 EB-5 projects with combined capital raise in excess of $9 billion.

As chair of the Firm's Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds Practice, Ronnie collaborates with 40 attorneys to leverage their combined knowledge to assist clients with tax, real estate, corporate and securities issues on investments and projects in these designated areas. His work includes offering guidance on the tax implications of investing in opportunity zones and preparing fund documents for compliance with securities law rules and regulations as well as real estate advice in connection therewith.

Ronnie's understanding of the legal and other challenges businesses face also stems from his own experience as a business owner. He is formerly a principal of Barnie's Coffee and Tea, Inc., the owner of the Barnie's operating system with approximately 80 corporate units and 20 franchised units, and a principal in a Blockbuster Video franchise that operated 25 stores in eight states. Ronnie was also a managing partner of Landmark Residential, which managed approximately 20,000 multi-family units that were located in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina and were liquidated over a period of 12 years for in excess of $1 billion.

Ronnie is currently the managing partner and a principal in real estate projects in the State of Florida having a market value in excess of $50 million.