Ricardo J. DopicoDeputy City Attorney
Education: Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts (A.B. 1989, Magna Cum Laude); Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (J.D. 1994, Cum Laude).
Member: The Florida Bar.
Ricardo Dopico joined the City Attorney’s Office in December 2021. Mr. Dopico handles transactional, real property and general business matters for various City departments, including Economic Development, Procurement, Tourism and Culture, the Office of Capital Improvements, and the Finance Department.
Prior to joining the City, Mr. Dopico served as the Vice President and General Counsel for Estefan Enterprises, Inc. where he was responsible for the operations of the Business and Legal Affairs Department for every line of business including real estate, hospitality, entertainment, film and television, music production, music publishing, talent management and marketing services.
Before his tenure at Estefan Enterprises, Mr. Dopico was the Vice President of Latin Music at the Recording Industry Association of America, the trade organization that supports and promotes the creative and financial vitality of the major music companies in the United States.
Mr. Dopico commenced his practice at the firm of Steel Hector & Davis LLP, where he represented publicly-traded and private companies in various industries (including healthcare, energy, professional employment organizations, family office) in the areas of public and private debt and equity financings, SEC reporting and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, corporate governance and operational support.