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USA Florida: North & Central Bankruptcy/Restructuring

The focus is on corporate bankruptcy and restructuring and the legal processes related to distressed businesses, which can either be reorganized or go into liquidation. Also, especially in the current economic environment, the chapter includes lawyers who advise on acquisition opportunities that arise out of distressed businesses. Lawyers in this chapter assist clients such as corporate debtors, investors and asset purchasers, secured and unsecured creditors and creditors` committees, bondholders, insurers, directors of distressed companies and any other interested parties in corporate restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings. In addition to transactional work, bankruptcy also covers any related litigation, such as disputes between such parties in connection with distressed companies and Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 processes.

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Band 1
  1. BakerHostetler LLP
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    BakerHostetler LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Possesses market-leading bankruptcy and restructuring experience across a range of industry sectors, with particular expertise in the energy, hospitality and timeshare fields. Maintains a solid reputation for its handling of large and complex debtor mandates and is recognized for its national and international bankruptcy practice. The team works closely with the firm's bankruptcy groups in New York, Los Angeles and Cleveland to provide comprehensive coverage across the USA. Frequently acts on stalking horse bids in high-value proceedings.
  2. Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler PA
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    Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler PA
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Extremely deep bench offering a wide bankruptcy and restructuring service. Areas of expertise include transactional matters, workouts, corporate reorganizations and Chapter 11 proceedings. Noted for its representation of debtors, creditors, trustees and other significant market participants.
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Band 2
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    Akerman LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Highly regarded for its experience in foreclosures, workouts and receiverships. Focuses primarily on the representation of creditors and trustees, including major national and international financial clients, alongside work for commercial landlords, suppliers, vendors and purchasers of distressed companies and assets. Strong base across Florida and also able to draw on wider nationwide bankruptcy capabilities in key hubs such as New York and Dallas.
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Band 3
  1. GrayRobinson, PA
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    GrayRobinson, PA
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Versatile practice, with an especially high profile in creditor representation. Also acts for a range of banking clients and distressed companies, who call upon the firm's highly respected Chapter 11 expertise and impressive bench strength. Maintains an expansive statewide presence, with 15 offices from Tallahassee to Key West.
  2. Burr & Forman LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  3. Trenam
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Berger Singerman
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    Berger Singerman
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Remains a market-leading practice across a wide range of large and complex bankruptcy and restructuring issues. Offers expertise across areas such as company and fiduciary assignments, debtor Chapter 11 cases, restructurings and distressed M&A. Also possesses a strong offering in bankruptcy litigation and related appellate work. Continues to be active in the aviation and healthcare sectors as well as in retail and hospitality. Active in cross-jurisdictional matters, such as Chapter 15 filings and issues arising from cross-border Ponzi schemes.
  2. Holland & Knight LLP
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    Holland & Knight LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Comprehensive practice with a substantial focus on the representation of major secured creditors, including a number of leading banks and financial institutions. Offers additional experience representing Chapter 11 debtors, creditors' committees and trustees. Able to draw on resources and expertise from offices throughout the state. Represents clients across a range of sectors in addition to banking and finance, including healthcare, real estate and retail.
  3. Shutts & Bowen LLP
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    Shutts & Bowen LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Florida law firm with extensive experience across a range of bankruptcy matters, including preferences, turnover, dismissal and conveyances. Wider areas of expertise include debt restructurings, Chapter 11 reorganizations, refinancing matters and asset dispositions. Represents debtors and creditors, including both institutional and noninstitutional lenders.
  4. Bush Ross, PA
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  5. Carlton Fields
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  6. Latham, Luna, Eden & Beaudine, LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4