William C. Diaz-Rousselot
William C. Diaz-Rousselot represents automotive dealerships, focusing on the area of regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Kurkin Forehand Brandes, Diaz-Rousselot served as associate in-house and as Compliance Officer for one of the larger automotive dealership groups in the South Florida market. As Compliance Officer, Diaz-Rousselot developed and managed the Group’s compliance programs, such as their Identity Theft Prevention Program and Safeguards Program. In addition, Diaz-Rousselot advised the dealership group on OFAC compliance, compliance with Florida’s various Consumer Protection statutes, and on documentary compliance, as well as on matters pertaining to worker’s compensation.
Prior to becoming associate in-house counsel, Diaz-Rousselot practiced for over a decade in the area of insurance defense, specializing in workers’ compensation defense. Diaz-Rousselot is a member of The Florida Bar Association, as well as a member of the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Diaz-Rousselot has a bachelor’s in English from Florida International University and a J.D. from the St. Thomas University School of Law. He is an alumni of Christopher Columbus High School.
In addition, Diaz-Rousselot serves as President of the FIU English Alumni Group, raising funds for the University’s English Department. Diaz-Rousselot also serves on the Executive Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Miami Program, from which he graduated in 2011.