Jeffrey P. Bast
Jeff has been practicing insolvency law for more than 25 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.
After law school, Jeff completed two bankruptcy judicial clerkships in Texas and Florida. He then practiced law in the restructuring groups at two international law firms, where he was elevated to equity partner. In 2008, Jeff left the big firm life to start his own practice. In 2009, he founded Bast Amron LLP with his partner Brett Amron. The firm is now widely recognized as one of South Florida’s top boutique firms delivering sophisticated advice to an array of clients with complex commercial disputes.
Jeff is a frequent speaker and writer both in the U.S. and abroad on topics related to insolvency. Jeff has been recognized by his peers and numerous publications for professional excellence, including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers and Partners, Martindale Hubble, South Florida Legal Guide, and Florida Super Lawyers.
SunTrust International Center
One Southeast Third Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.S., University of Florida, with honors, Accounting
Partner, Jeffrey Bast, P.A.
Partner, Hunton & Williams
Partner, Holland & Knight
Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
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