Posted on June 30, 2017 in In The News
MIAMI, FL – July 6, 2017 – Bast Amron LLP is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been listed in Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite 2017. Partners Jeffrey P. Bast and Scott N. Brown are listed in the Bankruptcy and Workout category. Brett M. Amron is listed in the Commercial Litigation category.
“Now in its 14th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. The 1,080 lawyers listed exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession and by so doing, have garnered the respect and esteem of their colleagues.”
Florida Trend Magazine sent ballots to lawyers and were asked to name attorneys whom they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others. Voters were also asked to name three “up and coming” attorneys, and in a separate category, outstanding attorneys working in the government and non-profit sectors. Only lawyers who are currently licensed and practicing in Florida were eligible for selection.
The ballots were processed and each lawyer was given a score based on the number of votes he or she received, with more weight given to votes from outside the firm. Only lawyers who are currently licensed and practicing in Florida were eligible for selection. The list of top vote-getters was further examined using membership status and histories provided by The Florida Bar. A panel of previous Legal Elite winners, representing different practice areas in cities across the state, reviewed the selection process and the list of finalists.
The resulting lists represent fewer than 2% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.
Brett M. Amron has been a litigator his entire career. He advises clients in complex business and bankruptcy litigation matters with an emphasis on partnership and shareholder disputes, director and officer liability, fraud and avoidance and recovery of preferential and fraudulent transfers. Brett represents trustees, receivers, corporations, shareholders, individual’s creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured creditors.
Jeffrey P. Bast has been practicing insolvency law for more than 20 years. He represents clients on bankruptcy and bankruptcy avoidance, emphasizing corporate reorganization, workouts, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation both in and out of bankruptcy court. He also provides insolvency-related transactional advice and has extensive experience with all aspects of bankruptcy sales and acquisitions. Jeff represents corporate and individual debtors, shareholders, trustees, receivers, indenture trustees and creditors’ committees, as well as secured and unsecured creditors in complex workouts, reorganizations and liquidations.
Scott N. Brown concentrates his practice in all aspects of bankruptcy including fiduciary representation, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy litigation, commercial litigation and business reorganization. He has been a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Southern District of Florida since 2011, and he is the past President of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida.
Bast Amron LLP specializes in the resolution of complex commercial disputes. The firm’s practice focuses on bankruptcy and commercial litigation with an emphasis on bankruptcy avoidance, corporate reorganization and complex litigation, representing debtors, creditors, trustees and other fiduciaries, individuals and corporations of all types, size and industry. The firm has experience handling a wide variety of state and federal claims at both the trial and appellate levels. The firm also has expertise with ethics, professional responsibility and white collar criminal defense.
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