MIAMI, FL- October 14, 2022- Bast Amron is proud to announce Jaime Leggett has been appointed as the Chair of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida Liaison Committee With Other Bar Associations, which shall monitor the activities and programs of other bar associations, where appropriate, coordinate the activities of this Association with those of other bar associations, in conjunction with the Social Committee, plan joint activities with other bar associations where necessary or appropriate, and shall undertake a program to inform other bar associations of the existence and activities of the Association. This Committee shall contact the Florida Bar, the Dade County Bar, the American Bar Association, the Commercial Law League, the Federal Bar Association, and all other bar associations with any program relevant to the administration of the bankruptcy laws of the United States as necessary to promote a greater understanding of the legal and practical aspects of the operations of the bankruptcy court.
Additionally, Jaime is a member of the BBA Social Committee. The Social Committee shall plan and coordinate social events for the benefit of the membership, such as networking events, happy hours, and such other activities as may be provided for in the Budget or otherwise approved by the Board of Directors. The Social Committee shall coordinate with and arrange for sponsors of such events as may be appropriate, ensure such events are adequately publicized to the membership, and make appropriate recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding standing policies pertaining to such events.
Lastly, Jaime is also a member of BBA Young Lawyers. The Young Lawyers Committee shall coordinate events, activities, seminars, and other membership benefits specifically targeted to newly practicing and younger members of the Association and shall coordinate, where appropriate, with the Membership Committee and Social Committee in respect of such efforts.
About Jaime Leggett
Jaime Leggett practices in the areas of bankruptcy and complex commercial litigation. His experience includes investigating and prosecuting director and officer liability claims; representing trustees, creditors, equity holders, and debtors in bankruptcy proceedings; federal and state court commercial litigation; and trials in federal, bankruptcy, and state courts nationwide.
Prior to joining the firm, Jaime worked for a firm in New York City handling complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Previously to that firm, Jaime served as a law clerk to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Weissbrodt of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.