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USA Guide 2022
Florida Bankruptcy/Restructuring
3
Band 3

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Experience that spans the bankruptcy, financial restructuring, and insolvency spectrum

With more than 25 attorneys in our bankruptcy practice and 800+ attorneys and other professionals firmwide, Nelson Mullins possesses the resources to effectively represent any size company experiencing a credit or insolvency challenge.

We Are:

  • Business-oriented negotiators and litigators
  • Focused, efficient, and persuasive advocates
  • Nationally ranked and regionally recognized insolvency attorneys

We Represent Debtors, Creditors, Stakeholders, and Litigation Targets, including:

  • Banks, lenders, and other secured and unsecured creditors
  • Businesses in need of reorganization or restructuring
  • Bankruptcy trustees, receivers, and examiners 
  • Creditors' committees 
  • Healthcare providers 
  • Franchisors and franchisees
  • Indenture trustees 
  • Landlords, developers, and property owners
  • Energy companies
  • Mass media companies
  • Technology companies
  • Manufacturers and retailers
  • Insurers

Our strengths include

  • Bankruptcy & insolvency related litigation
  • Creditor representation
  • Debtor representation
  • Healthcare insolvency
  • Trustee, receivership practice and representation





Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Florida: South
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

A strong team noted for its extensive experience in bankruptcy matters. Regularly advises on cases involving insurers and healthcare entities. Boasts expertise in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 proceedings.

Work Highlights

Provided by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • Nelson Mullins acted for the debtor in the Chapter 11 reorganization of Serendipity Labs.

Notable Practitioners

Provided by Chambers
Nicolette Vilmos
N
Nicolette Vilmos
5
Band 5

Nicolette Vilmos is noted for her skilled handling of a range of restructuring matters. She regularly acts for clients including debtors and trustees.
"She understands how to litigate and does a good job representing her clients. She advocates for them, but ultimately thinks about where a position will go and advises based on that." "She has a good breadth of experience and knowledge in bankruptcy law, litigation and rules of procedure. She exudes confidence in the way she carries herself."

Frank P. Terzo
N
Frank P. Terzo
2
Band 2

Frank Terzo is highly recommended for his strength in bankruptcy matters relating to the healthcare arena. His practice sees him act for both creditors and debtors.
"He knows his field quite well, including all the relevant players and all available strategies. He is a zealous advocate who works very hard at making sure no stone is left unturned." "His depth of experience, demeanor and the way he handles matters with grace and humor are his top traits."

Gary M. Freedman
N
Gary M. Freedman
3
Band 3

Gary Freedman is recognized for his advice in contentious bankruptcy cases, including in fraudulent matters. He also regularly handles Chapter 11 proceedings.
"While he's strong-minded in his positions, he's always mindful of the client's view and the ultimate goal the client is trying to reach." "He's very practical in coming to resolutions, but he's forthright if the situation needs to be more adversarial."

Ranked Lawyers at
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

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Bankruptcy Litigation

Gary M. Freedman
3
Gary M. Freedman
3
Band 3

Florida: North & Central

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Nicolette Vilmos
5
Nicolette Vilmos
5
Band 5

Florida: South

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Frank P. Terzo
2
Frank P. Terzo
2
Band 2

Members

Provided by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

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Frank P. Terzo

Head of Department

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Gary M. Freedman

Head of Department

Nicolette Vilmos

Zana Scarlett