FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and MIAMI (PRWEB) June 07, 2013
Scott M. Grossman, shareholder with international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has been elected as First Vice President of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida (BBASDFL) for the 2013-2014 term. Grossman has been serving on the board since 2010 when he was first elected as treasurer of the association.
“I am honored to have been elected First Vice President, and look forward to continuing to serve the approximately 500 members of the Bankruptcy Bar in South Florida,” said Grossman. “It’s a wonderful group of professionals who work really well together to serve their clients effectively in bankruptcy matters.”
A bankruptcy litigator based in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami offices, Grossman represents debtors, trustees, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, and asset purchasers in all aspects of bankruptcy matters. He has specific experience in bank holding company and hotel bankruptcy cases, and has represented trustees in large, complex bankruptcy cases. Grossman also has experience in bankruptcy tax matters and in litigation related to Florida’s constitutional homestead exemption. Grossman began his legal career as a Trial Attorney in the Attorney General's Honors Program with the United States Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he litigated federal tax controversies in Bankruptcy Courts and Federal District Courts.
Grossman has been a member of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 2011-2013 and in the Chambers USA Guide in 2012-2013. He is a member of the winning team in U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy in 2013.
BBASDFL is the largest voluntary association of bankruptcy professionals in the Southern District of Florida. With hundreds of members, BBASDFL organizes events to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and sponsors initiatives to improve the bankruptcy system for the public.
The attorneys in Greenberg Traurig’s Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice offer clients the resources and reach of one the country’s largest bankruptcy practices, with more than 60 bankruptcy attorneys, and supported by the firm’s global platform. In 2013, U.S. News - Best Lawyers® named Greenberg Traurig "Law Firm of the Year" in the Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy categories.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.