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Trendsetters - Dec. 2006

Mike Vogel | 12/1/2006
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Peter Quinter, 42, always had an interest in cultures and languages. He even missed the start of his last year of high school to finish a live-abroad program in Greece. He also always wanted to be a lawyer.

No surprise then that he became a customs attorney, is board certified in international law and chairs law firm Becker and Poliakoff's customs and international trade practice. "In a typical day, I address concerns regarding food from Lebanon to whole bread from Brazil to cosmetics from England to clothing from Hong Kong to exports of high-tech items to India to litigation in Tianjin, China."

Notables
As executive dean, Joyce Elam, 57, runs FIU's College of Business Administration, ranked seventh in U.S. News and World Report's listing of business school undergrad programs with a focus on international business.

Daniel Berrebi, 47, founder of Paris-based ocean transport firm Unishipping, has moved to Miami to start BRB Yachts and soon will launch a fast-ferry service to Bimini in the Bahamas. , 57, runs FIU's College of Business U.S. News and World Report's listing of business school undergrad programs with a focus on international , 47, founder of Paris-based ocean transport firm Unishipping, has moved to Miami to start BRB Yachts and soon will launch a service to the Bahamas.

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