Akerman LLP

Steven Wirth

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Steven Wirth is a commercial and business litigator focusing a large percentage of his practice on corporate bankruptcy matters. He represents debtors, creditors, examiners, trustees, corporate monitors, committees, secured and unsecured creditor groups/individuals, state and federal court receivers, distressed investors and asset buyers, and parties to high stakes bankruptcy-related litigation. Steve has substantial experience representing officers and directors of public and private companies, advising them in times of financial concern, and in litigation involving breach of fiduciary duty and governmental investigations, typically resulting in permanent relief from future claims. He also has significant experience with multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme cases, having represented both court-appointed receivers, investors and creditors in a number of SEC and state court receiverships, as well bankruptcy proceedings. Steve is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy topics and creditor's rights, including representing financial institutions and chapter 11 debtors, assignments for the benefit of creditors, involuntary bankruptcy strategies, and director and officer liability claims.