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Monique Garcia
Special Counsel
Miami Center, Suite 2600
201 S Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33131-4341
305.679.5743 tel
305.679.5710 fax

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Monique Garcia is special counsel in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and is based in the Miami office. Ms. Garcia's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts representing local and international institutional clients.

Her experience extends to class action defense and multi-district litigation, commercial disputes, business tort claims, international matters, intellectual property, insurance matters, and labor and employment disputes, among others.

Prior to joining Jones Walker, Ms. Garcia represented one of the world's largest hedge fund providers of administrative and custodial services in New York state and federal class actions. As part of a team, she defended international banks against claims arising out of the Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities Inc.

Ms. Garcia completed a Post-Graduate Fellowship with the Honorable Judge Ursula Ungaro of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She earned her juris doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center and graduated with her LL.B. from the University of Montreal's Faculty of Law, a prestigious French-language institution. Ms. Garcia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in the Honors Political Science Program from McGill University. She is fluent in French.

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  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association (Member, South Florida Chapter)

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  • French
  • Spanish