Fausto Sanchez is a founding partner of Sanchez Fischer Levine, LLP, and is based out of the firm's Miami office. His practice is focused in the areas of complex commercial litigation and international arbitration, on both the trial and appellate levels. An experienced trial lawyer, Fausto represents well-known corporate entities, private U.S. citizens, and foreign parties in U.S.-based business disputes, including matters involving breach of contract, fraud, and deceptive trade practices. Many of his international clients include European and Latin American businesses.
As a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law and former prosecutor, Fausto's practice also includes white-collar criminal defense, where he litigates on behalf of corporate entities and individuals under criminal investigation, as well as in federal or state criminal prosecutions. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and frequently advises clients on compliance matters, including issues relating to OFAC economic sanctions. Fausto's criminal practice also includes representing individuals convicted of crimes on appeal. As a prosecutor, Fausto handled thousands of criminal cases and dozens of jury trials for the State of Florida, ranging from elaborate economic crimes to violent first-degree felonies. He now wields that valuable and extensive trial experience not only in the criminal defense arena, but also for the benefit of all of his commercial litigation and international arbitration clients.
Prior to founding Sanchez Fischer Levine, Fausto was a partner at a prominent international litigation firm, handling complex, cross-border commercial disputes on behalf of foreign governments, multi-national corporations, small businesses, and private citizens. He successfully represented numerous corporate entities in U.S. litigation, including dozens of American auto dealers in a mass action lawsuit against a major Indian automotive conglomerate.
Fausto has also represented professional athletes in contract negotiations with NFL organizations, and currently represents active and retired professional athletes, as well as their businesses, in civil and criminal litigation matters.
Fausto is an AV-rated Preeminent Attorney with Martindale-Hubbell. He currently serves Deputy Regional President and Member of the Board of Directors for Region VIII of the Hispanic National Bar Association, and as a Vice-Chair for the American Bar Association's International Ethics Committee. He has been recognized by various legal publications for his professional achievements to date.
Fausto nació en Miami, es Cubano-Americano, y habla español.