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USA Florida: South 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. Berger Singerman
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    Berger Singerman
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 3 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. White & Case LLP
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    White & Case LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Impressive international offering in bankruptcy and restructuring matters, with a notable team in Miami. Leverages its deep resources nationwide to advise on large bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, with considerable expertise in cross-border restructurings, especially in Latin America. Continues to undertake high-profile bankruptcy filings in the energy sector.
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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.
  2. Baker McKenzie
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    Baker McKenzie
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Well-regarded Miami restructuring team with notable expertise in bankruptcy proceedings, including Chapters 11 and 7 cases. Capitalizes on its global network to advise on complex, cross-border matters on a multinational scale.
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    Bilzin Sumberg
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Well known for its representation of all parties in bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings, including creditors' committees, debtors and trustees. Experienced across the full range of related work, including Chapter 11 cases, distressed asset purchases and out-of-court workouts. Offers particular experience acting for clients in the real estate, healthcare, technology and leisure sectors. Frequently retained on major out-of-state mandates.
  4. Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
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    Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Recognized for its coverage of a broad spectrum of bankruptcy and restructuring-related issues, both in and out of court. Operates a highly-regarded creditor practice as well as representing a variety of other key stakeholders in bankruptcy litigation and Chapter 11 reorganizations. Acts for a broad range of clients, including airlines, international financial institutions and retail organizations. Notable strength in receiverships, both in terms of serving as receiver and representing those in this position.
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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. Greenberg Traurig, PA
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    Greenberg Traurig, PA
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Attracts a broad client base, handling a range of secured creditor, creditors' committee and debtor work as well as distressed asset purchases. Draws upon its strong national and international presence to offer clients comprehensive coverage in bankruptcy matters, including substantial expertise in proceedings involving Latin America. Experience includes mandates arising from the banking, energy and manufacturing sectors.
  3. Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog P.A.
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    Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog P.A.
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Boutique firm with considerable expertise across a wide range of bankruptcy matters, including creditors' and debtors' rights, restructurings and workouts. Highly regarded for its strengths in Chapter 11, Chapter 7 and fiduciary work, alongside notable experience advising high net worth individuals on cases both in and out of court.
  4. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
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    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    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.
  5. Bast Amron LLP
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  6. Meland Budwick, P.A.
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3
  7. Shraiber Page P.A.
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Agentis PLLC
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    Agentis PLLC
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Boutique firm offering bankruptcy and restructuring services to a broad array of debtor, trustee and creditor clients. Offers strong capabilities in connection with both Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 proceedings. Broad range of sector experience, including in healthcare, retail, franchise and telecommunications.
  2. Leiderman Shelomith + Somodevilla, PLLC
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4
  3. Lorium Law
    Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    USA 2022 | Band 4