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.
"They're knowledgeable, practical and attentive."
"It's a solid, tenacious bankruptcy team."
"They're strong from top to bottom."
Bast Amron LLP represented the Chapter 7 trustee of the bankruptcy estate of South Atlantic Regional Center.
Joint head of department Brett Amron is an experienced litigator who is recognized for his skill in contentious bankruptcy claims and investigations. "He's an effective litigator who is both skilled and tenacious." "A very good litigator who is focused and practical."
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 very knowledgeable corporate and bankruptcy attorney who brings multidisciplinary skills to cases. He is clinical in his analysis of a matter and comes up with practical solutions." "He can litigate if something is contested, but can also negotiate and resolve cases if need be."
Scott Brown garners recognition for his representation of creditors' rights. He is also noted for his role as trustee or fiduciary in bankruptcy cases. "He's very practical and can make deals, but can also litigate where needs be." "A hard-working, creative, calm legal professional."
Hayley Harrison is a Miami-based attorney who is increasingly recognized for her bankruptcy practice. She frequently represents trustees in litigation involving asset recovery and distressed asset transactions.