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Bast Amron LLP

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

4 ranked lawyersBand 2FloridaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Litigation boutique with an impressive bankruptcy and restructuring practice. Punches above its weight in its representation of debtors, creditors, creditors' committees and fiduciaries. Advises on a strong mix of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings, as well as directors' and officers' liability matters. Sector-specific experience in technology, energy and entertainment industries. Frequently engaged by non-US clients for cross-border mandates.

Strengths

One interviewee comments: "They are very effective at crafting and analyzing strategy. They bring the right tools."

Another adds: "The team is solid and creative. They are very strong lawyers."

Clients say: "Bast Amron has a deep bench to draw on and the team appears to work together seamlessly from the client's standpoint."

Work highlights

Advised Cinemex on numerous aspects of its Chapter 11 reorganization including lease and creditor negotiations, plan negotiations, lease rejections, and nonconsensual deferrals of rent.

Notable practitioners

Joint head of department Brett Amron is an experienced litigator who is recognized for his skill in contentious bankruptcy claims and investigations.
"He is very effective at moving people to the settlement table. He has an incremental approach of pushing for a resolution." "He is thoughtful, deliberate and really gets to the heart of the matter. He is a really good advocate."

Jeffrey Bast co-heads the department and is noted for his ability to represent debtors and creditors' committees in contentious and noncontentious bankruptcy cases.
"He is a consummate business lawyer." "He is an excellent lawyer. He is strategic, smart and detail-oriented." "Jeffrey is a great attorney; he is smart, offers practical solutions, he's a problem solver and he's highly regarded."

Scott Brown garners recognition for his representation of creditors' rights. He is also noted for his role as trustee or fiduciary in bankruptcy cases.
"Scott is a facilitator. He is creative, professional and held in high regard."

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Florida

Bankruptcy Litigation


Brett Amron
Band 2
Jeffrey P Bast
Band 2
Florida: South

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Jeffrey P Bast
Band 3
Scott Brown
Band 4