EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL COUNSEL
The responsibility of handling all legal matters pertaining to the smooth day-to-day operation of The HEAT Group is in the capable hands of Raquel Libman, who came on board as General Counsel in July of 2001. In her role, Libman handles a wide variety of tasks ranging from advising the different divisions of the company on legal issues to acting as liaison with outside counsel, including league counsel, and other third parties regarding general legal and contractual matters for both the Miami HEAT and AmericanAirlines Arena.
In addition to spending several years working in the field of international trade and project development, Libman served as in-house counsel for Trans-Chemical Corp., and was an Associate for the law firm of Kurzban, Kurzban, Weinger and Tetzeli. Most recently, she served as the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Risk Manager and Corporate Secretary of Continucare Corporation, a publicly traded healthcare company.
Libman earned a bachelors degree from Yale University, and spent a year abroad studying at Oxford University. She also holds a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar. She and her husband, Ronen, live in Miami Beach with their sons, Zev, Eran and Matan.