Carlos Canino
Litigation Shareholder
Stearns, Weaver, Miller

Global Executive MBA

Class of 2009

Council Affiliation:

Fuqua Alumni Council




General Management


Greater Miami Area


Carlos J. Canino is a shareholder at Stearns Weaver Miller, a full-service law firm with more than 110 attorneys serving clients throughout Florida and nationwide. A member of the Florida Bar, Carlos counsels public and private companies on a variety of complex business issues and has represented businesses in litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels. He has broad experience managing and resolving multi-party business disputes involving multi-disciplinary teams of lawyers and experts. Carlos has been recognized by his peers for his litigation practice in Super Lawyers, Florida Trend, and South Florida Legal Guide publications.

Carlos is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Florida State University's College of Law, and The Fuqua School of Business. Before his legal career, he was an Army Captain and held a range of leadership positions across a wide array of aviation units located in the U.S. and Korea.

Carlos holds various nonprofit voluntary board positions. He is Vice President of LSGMI Foundation, Inc., overseeing a multimillion-dollar support fund established to fund free legal services to the working poor, and is a board member of Dream in Green, Inc., an award-winning nonprofit he cofounded in 2006 to promote energy and water cost savings in Miami-area public schools. His wife, Cristina, is the Head of Legal and Business Affairs of the Latin America division of a global television entertainment company.