IVAN FERIS is a Litigation Associate in the firm’s Miami office.
Prior to joining Sidley, Ivan was an associate at a regional law firm based in Miami where he focused his practice on international antitrust law, complex class action litigation, and commercial disputes. Ivan also has experience in appellate, administrative, and white collar defense matters. Ivan is currently licensed to practice law in the state of Florida.
Ivan graduated summa cum laude from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and later graduated magna cum laude from Florida International University College of Law as a Juris Doctor. Ivan was named Salutatorian of his law school’s graduating class due to his outstanding academic achievement. In addition to his academic excellence, Ivan served as the Executive Marketing Editor for the FIU Law Review, where he spearheaded marketing campaigns for legal authors and managed the Journal’s social media outlets. He also participated with the Moot Court Board of Appellate Advocacy and was a 1L Representative for the Student Bar Association. During law school, Ivan additionally served as an intern with the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office, providing pro bono assistance to lawyers representing indigent individuals.
Ivan is fluent in Spanish.