BRETT M. AMRON
“He’s an effective litigator who is both skilled and tenacious.” “A very good litigator who is focused and practical.” Chambers USA 2022
Brett Amron has been a litigator his entire career. Brett advises clients nationally in complex business and bankruptcy litigation with an emphasis on director and officer liability(D&O), breach of fiduciary duty, partnership and shareholder disputes, fraud, and avoidance and recovery of preferential and fraudulent transfers. Brett represents court-appointed fiduciaries, trustees, receivers, corporations, shareholders, individuals, creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured creditors.
Brett heads the Director and Officer Liability fiduciary practice, which identifies potential claims against directors and officers. By maximizing the return on insurance coverage, Brett has been able to produce recoveries to creditors totaling tens of millions of dollars.
Brett was an early adopter of using contingency fee arrangements in insolvency and business litigation where resources can be limited. Under Brett’s leadership, Bast Amron’s commercial contingency practice has expanded both substantively and geographically.
Brett actively represents clients in high-stakes litigation in many jurisdictions across the country, including Florida, New York, Delaware, California, and New Jersey.
Brett began practicing law as a prosecutor in Miami. From there, he joined a large local firm in its bankruptcy litigation group, where he was elevated to partner. In 2008, Brett started his own practice and, in 2009, founded Bast Amron LLP with his partner Jeffrey Bast. The firm is widely recognized as one of South Florida’s top boutique firms delivering sophisticated advice to an array of clients with complex business disputes.
Brett’s legal work in litigation and bankruptcy has been recognized: Chambers and Partners ranked USA BAND 1 for Bankruptcy Litigation; recipient of the 2022 Turnaround and Transaction of The Year Award in the Non-Profit category by The Turnaround Management Association (TMA), a premier nonprofit serving corporate renewal and restructuring professionals worldwide; recognized by The National Law Journal as a Plaintiff’s Lawyers Trailblazer; highest possible AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. Best Lawyers in America– Listed in Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy, Florida Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Creditor Debtor Rights, Top 100 in Florida
Brett speaks and writes frequently on various topics related to his practice and is currently a member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, and D&O Liability Committee, and member, Federal Bar Association, Federal Litigation Section Board.
One Southeast Third Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, cum laude
B.S. University of Florida, with honors, Finance
Partner, Brett M. Amron, P.A.
Partner, Genovese Joblove & Battista
Associate, Genovese Joblove & Battista
Assistant State Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami
New York Bar
U. S. Supreme Court
U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida
U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
Areas of Practice
Director & Officer (D&O) Liability