Partner @ Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel
Marlon A. Hill is a partner in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Hill is an experienced corporate, intellectual property and government transactions lawyer of over 18 years in an array of areas, including corporate governance and strategic development; trademark and copyright prosecution and licensing; entertainment/arts agreements and contracts. Mr. Hill has also managed the filing of numerous business immigration petitions for investor entrepreneurs (EB-5), specialty occupation professionals (H1-B), intra-company transferees (L-1A), and entertainers/artists/media talent (P-1/O-1).
Mr. Hill serves as outside general corporate counsel to a number of entrepreneurs, corporations, sovereign governments and related agencies, and not-for-profit organizations, especially in the tourism, hospitality, and media/entertainment industries.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Mr. Hill has been featured in ICABA Profiles 2009 and Top 100 Caribbean-Americans 2011, the Miami Herald’s Top 20 Under 40 Business Leaders in 2010 and Black History Profiles 2002, the South Florida Legal Guide’s Up & Comer Attorneys 2002, and Daily Business Review’s “Leaders 2000 – Faces to Watch” issue as one of the “outstanding members of the emerging generation of South Florida business and professional leaders.” He is a past recipient of the M. Athalie Range Foundation, Bridge Builder Award (2012) and the inaugural Miami Foundation Ruth Shack Community Leadership Award (2010).
Mr. Hill is one of the Inaugural Fellows in the Miami Foundation’s Miami Fellows Initiative; a model of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation National leadership Program. Mr. Hill is a past president of the Caribbean Bar Association (2001-2003) and currently serves as a member of the board of directors for the Miami Foundation, Miami Parking Authority, Good Government Initiative, Miami Book Fair International, and an active member of the Orange Bowl Committee. Mr. Hill is a weekly commentator, The Peoples Politics, on Caribbean Riddims, WZAB 880AM, every Saturday at 4 pm, an op-ed writer for the Miami Herald covering issues of civic interest, legal concern, and social or cultural impact, and a recurring contributor to WPLG Local 10 “This Week in South Florida” Roundtable.