WAYNE B. BLOCK
Attorney-at-Law & Author
Wayne and his wife, Annemarie, live in Miami and have two daughters, Alexandra (25) and Ilyssa (19). Wayne grew up in New York, and has also lived in St. Louis, London and Memphis. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Miami School Of Law, Wayne has been practicing law for over thirty years. He has worked as a prosecutor for Janet Reno, in-house counsel for the University of Miami, senior associate at the global law firm of Baker & Mckenzie, chief litigation counsel for International Paper Company, and general counsel for a prominent real estate company in Miami.
The Scorpion’s Tale was inspired in part by Wayne’s love of travel and the time he has spent in Las Vegas, St. Thomas, Ecuador, Italy, Brazil, Roatan, Chicago and many other places. The characters in the story were inspired by memorable people he has met in both his personal and professional life. Wayne is an avid scuba diver, kayaker, fisherman, golfer, boater and musician.