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A Advocates & Attorneys of Kennedy Law Group
Representation of debtor which was a trial law firm providing comprehensive legal services throughout central Florida.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: A Advocates & Attorneys of Kennedy Law Group, P.A.

ABC Fabrics of Tampa, Inc., et al.
Representation of four related debtors which, collectively, were the fourth largest national retailer of fabrics and crafts, with debts in excess of $40 million. A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: ABC Fabrics of Tampa, Inc., et al.

Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Biovest International, et al.
Representation of debtor and eight related subsidiaries. Two of the debtors were publicly traded companies. A plan of reorganization was confirmed in 2010.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., et al.

Ace Auto Parts, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated a chain of approximately thirty retail auto parts stores. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Ace Auto Parts, Inc.

Advantage Debt Services, LLC
Representation of debtor who was involved in the Florida debt servicing business in Florida.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Advantage Debt Services, LLC

Affiliated of Florida, Inc., et al.
Representation of three related debtors with serviced independent grocery stores annual sales in excess of $200 million and over $35 million in debt. Substantially all of the assets were sold in bankruptcy and a plan was confirmed in less than one year.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Affiliated of Florida, Inc., et al.

Afford A Staff
Representation of a debtor which was in the employee leasing business with substantial tax debts.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Afford A Staff

AFO Holdings, LLC, et al.
Representation of the debtor and eight subsidiaries.  The debtors owned and operated magnetic resonance imaging centers throughout central Florida.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed which provided for the sale of the stock in the operating debtors.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: AFO Holdings, LLC, et al.

Agostino’s Furnishings of Bonita Springs. Inc.; Agostino’s of Naples and Gus Sciacqua
Representation of individual and corporate debtors that operated retail furnishings stores.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed. 
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Agostino’s Furnishings of Bonita Springs. Inc.; Agostino’s of Naples and GusSciacqua

Agri-Source Fuels, LLC
Representation of the debtor that operated a plant in Pasco County, Florida that produced both biodiesel and refined glycerin.  A plan was confirmed that provided for the sale of the debtor’s assets.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Agri-Source Fuels, LLC

Air Now, Inc., Service Experts of Sarasota, Inc. and Service Now, Inc.
Representation of three related debtors in the air conditioning service business. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Air Now

Allied Equipment Warehousing Company
Representation of debtor that provided warehousing services throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean and the owner of the company.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed in both cases.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:  Allpoints Warehousing Equipment Company, d/b/a Got-Rach.com, et al.

Alpha Rock, LLC, et al.
Representation of debtor and twenty‑two subsidiaries which operated the largest Dunkin Donut franchise network on the west coast of Florida.  The debtors also operated seventeen franchise locations and a bakery which provided products to thirty-three restaurants, including locations owned and operated by the debtors.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Alpha Rock, LLC, et al.

American Environmental, et al.
Representation of seven related companies which were engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling fiberglass pools.  The debtors had the largest market share in the United States for fiberglass pools on the filing dates. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: American Environmental Container Corp., et al.

American Ship Building Company and Tampa Shipyards Incorporated
Representation of the debtor, a publicly held company with stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its wholly-owned subsidiary. The representation included the settlement of substantial claims against the United States Navy. A plan was confirmed in less than one year.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: American Ship Building Company

Anclote Psychiatric Hospital, Ltd.
Representation of the debtor which was a psychiatric hospital. The debtor completed an orderly shutdown and windup of its business in the bankruptcy.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Anclote Psychiatric Hospital, Ltd.

Aneco Electrical Construction, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which, at the time of filing, was the largest electrical subcontractor in the State of Florida. The representation included the sale of certain operating divisions during the bankruptcy.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Aneco Electrical Construction, Inc.

Anthony Distributors, Inc., et al.
Representation of two related debtors, which were beer distributors in the Tampa Bay area for numerous brands including Miller beer products. The debtors’ operating assets were sold during the bankruptcy cases.  A plan was confirmed which paid creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Anthony Distributors Inc.; et al.

Antonio Tarver
Representation of the debtor who became the light-heavyweight champion of the world shortly after the petition date.  A plan was confirmed which paid creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Antonio Tarver

Arin Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which owned a hotel that operated as a Days Inn and Suites.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:  Arin Enterprises, Inc.

Arlington Ridge, LLC, et al.
Representation of the debtor and three subsidiaries.  The debtors are owners and developers of a 469 acre active retirement community, including a championship golf course and town center owned by a Community Development District.   The representation included obtaining a priming loan to enable the debtors to complete homes which were under construction on the petition date.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Arlington Ridge, LLC, et al.

Automotive Service Centers, Inc., et al.
Representation of six related debtors, which collectively were the second largest operators of Midas Muffler shops in the United States. The debtors had over sixty locations. A plan was confirmed in approximately one year.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Automotive Service Centers, Inc., et al.

Axcess Medical Imaging Corp., et al.
Representation of debtors which operated nine MRI centers throughout the State of Florida. The debtors sold substantially all of their assets in a number of transactions. A liquidating plan was confirmed. 
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Axcess Medical Imaging Corp., et al.

Barrett Home Corp., f/k/a Arthur Rutenburg Corporation
Representation of the debtor, which was one of Florida's largest home builders and developers during the 1980s. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Barret Home Corp., f/k/a Arthur Rutenburg Corporation

BartleyMickler, et al.
Representation of the debtor, a large Pasco County, Florida landowner. The representation included the successful litigation of a complicated usury dispute. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: BartleyMickler, et al.

Bay Area Travel, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a travel agency, with significant government contracts. A consensual plan of reorganization was confirmed which provided for continued business operations.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Bay Area Travel, Inc.

Bay Pointe, Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, the owner of a shopping center anchored by a Publix grocery store and an Eckerd Drug store.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Bay Pointe, Ltd.

Bear Archery, LLC, et al.
Representation of five debtors which were engaged in the business of manufacturing components for the archery business. The debtors were sold as going concerns to a publicly traded company during the bankruptcy cases.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re: North American Archery Group, LLC

Bel-Aire Investments, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which owned ten large mobile home parks. A plan was confirmed that restructured the mortgage debt and paid unsecured creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Bel- Aire Investments, Inc.

Bicoastal Corp. (Singer Corp.)
Representation of the debtor, which was formerly known as The Singer Company. The case involved over $2 billion in filed claims and assets in excess of $500 million. Over thirty reported decisions appear in the Bankruptcy Reporter. A plan was confirmed in less than three years after intensive litigation.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Bicoastal Corp. (Singer Corp.)

Bill Heard Enterprises
Conflicts counsel for the debtor, which at the time of filing, was the largest operator of Chevrolet dealerships in the United States. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Alabama  - In re: Bill Heard Enterprises

Blue Stone Real Estate Construction
Representation of multiple debtors that were engaged in the business of developing real property. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida. - In re: Blue Stone Real Estate Construction

Boardwalk and Baseball, Inc.; Coleridge Corporation; Boardwalk Land Development
Representation of debtors in pending Chapter 11 cases which involved in excess of $40 million in asserted secured claims.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Boardwalk and Baseball, Inc.

Bob Wilson Chrysler Jeep Dodge, LLC, et. al
Representation of three related debtors which operated Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep dealerships and owned the real estate on which the dealerships operated.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida.  - In re: Bob Wilson Chrysler Jeep Dodge, LLC, et. al

BocaCiega Developers
Representation of a condominium developer in assignment for the benefit of creditors.  The unsold units were transferred back to the mortgagee by the assignee.
6th Circuit Court, Pinellas County - In re: BocaCiega Developers

Boyd Brothers, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated a commercial printing services company in north Florida.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed under which the company continued its business operations under a restructured balance sheet.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re:   Boyd Brothers, Inc.

Brandy Marinas, Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, which owned a marina in Clearwater, Florida.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Brandy Marinas, Ltd.

Brookside Tampa, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned a 354 unit apartment complex.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Brookside Tampa, LLC

C.E.M. Construction Services, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, an on-your-lot builder in Lee and Collier counties. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: C.E.M. Construction Services, Inc.

Capri Development FLA 11102, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned a retail shopping center.  A plan providing for the sale of the center was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Capri Development FLA 11102, LLC

Caribbean Select, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which processed citrus and distributed concentrate.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Caribbean Select, Inc.

Carolina Sales, Inc.
Representation of Carolina Sales as the successful purchaser, in its $40 million acquisition of substantially all assets of Silas Creek Retail, Inc. After obtaining Delaware Bankruptcy Court approval, the client assigned a portion of the purchase contract to Hancock Fabrics, Inc.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware - In re: Silas Creek Retail, Inc.

CCC Trucking, LLC, Colonial Construction Company, Inc.; Colonial Ready Mix, LLC and Victor Mellor
Representation of corporate debtors and the related individual debtor.  The corporate debtors produced pre-stressed structural floor and roof systems and owned and operated a concrete batch plant and trucking fleet.  The assets were sold during the bankruptcy case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   CCC Trucking, LLC, Colonial Construction Company, Inc.; Colonial Ready Mix, LLC and Victor Mellor

Center for Independent Living
Representation of the debtor, which operated a nursing home in Tampa, Florida. The debtor's assets were sold in the bankruptcy and a plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Center for Independent Living

Central Park II, LLC
Representation of debtors which owned an apartment complex.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Central Park II, LLC, et al.

CentroAsturiano Hospital, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which was a hospital that had been in existence for over 100 years.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: CentroAsturiano Hospital, Inc.

Centurion Health of Carrollwood, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which was a large regional hospital facility. A plan was confirmed as part of a sale of the facility to University Community Hospital.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Centurion Health ofCarrollwood, Inc.

Century (III) DP (III), LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a storage facility known as Golfview Storage.  The case was converted by consent.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Century (III) DP (III), LLC

Century/AG – Avondale, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned 7.4 acres in Georgia.  A plan of liquidation was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Century/AG – Avondale, LLC

Chamax, LLC
Representation of debtor which owned approximately 860 acres of land in Manatee County.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Chamax, LLC

CHC Industries, Inc.
Representation of the debtor who, on the filing date, was the largest manufacturer of hangers in the United States. The debtor’s assets were liquidated in a number of transactions during the bankruptcy case. A liquidating plan was confirmed which paid creditors in full with interest.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: CHC Industries, Inc.

Chris-Craft Industries, Inc.
Representation of Chris-Craft Industries as trade name licensor in the Chapter 11 cases of Murray Chris-Craft, Inc. and numerous related companies. As part of a prior sale, Chris-Craft had granted a royalty-free license to the debtor to use the “Chris Craft” trade name. Chris-Craft asserted breaches of the licensing agreement and successfully negotiated a new license agreement with the purchaser of the debtor’s assets which included substantial royalty payments.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Murray Chris-Craft, Inc.

Citicorp North America
Co-counsel representation of First Lien Term Loan in the general cases and in the $800,000,000 fraudulent transfer/preference action filed by the committee of unsecured creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida  - In re: TOUSA Inc., et al.

Citrus growers
Defense of citrus growers in the bankruptcy proceeding of a cooperative in which they were members.  The matter was settled.   
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Golden Gem Growers, Inc.

Class Action Claimants, consisting of consumers receiving misleading advertising
Representation of the class of consumer claimants in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of American Family Enterprises. The representation resulted in a settlement of $33 million paid to class members, plus all attorneys’ fees and notice costs.
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey - In re: American Family Enterprises

Clearwater Cylinder, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which was a distributor of new and rebuilt cylinder heads. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Clearwater Cylinder, Inc.

College Harbor, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated an adult congregate living facility. A plan was confirmed as part of a sale of the facility.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: College Harbor, Inc.

Colony Shops, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated a chain of women’s clothing stores.  A stand-alone plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Colony Shops, Inc.

Consult Care, Inc.
Representation of a debtor which provided medical and behavioral healthcare services to clients who suffer from severe mental and profound developmental disabilities at various locations across central Florida.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Consult Care, Inc.

Continental Diamond, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which was a wholesale jeweler engaged in the business of buying and selling diamonds and jewelry. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Continental Diamond, Inc.

Continuum Care Services, Inc.
Representation of the debtor in a case that originally was commenced as an involuntary case. The debtor operated a 100-bed psychiatric hospital. The case involved the substantive consolidation of the debtor with a non-debtor. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Continuum Care Services, Inc., d/b/a The Family

Cordoba Ranch Development, LLC
Representation of the debtor, which owned 803 acres designated  for residential development.  A plan of reorganization has been confirmed that provided for the sale of the property.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Cordoba Ranch Development, LLC

Corkscrew Golf Property and Trust
Representation of the debtor which owned a real estate development, including a golf course, clubhouse and amenities. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Corkscrew Golf Property Land Trust d/b/a Wildcat Run

Cornerstone Grove, LLC
Representation of a debtor that owned and operated a citrus grove located in Hardee County, totaling approximately 201 acres.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Cornerstone Grove, LLC

Cowcat Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which owned real estate on which a psychiatric hospital operated. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Cowcat Enterprises, Inc.

Creditors holding in excess of $100 million in claims
Representation of major creditors which initiated involuntary Chapter 7 case, which has resulted in more than twenty published opinions.  The representation is on-going. 
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re: Fundamental Long Term Care, Inc.

CRF-Panther IX, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned a retail shopping center known as Century Town Center.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: CRF-Panther IX, LLC

Crofton & Sons, Inc. and Crofton L&D Meats Holdings, LLC
Representation of a debtor and a related debtor which manufactured and delivered sausages and other meat products.  One of the companies has been in business for over fifty years.  The Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of the companies to separate purchasers.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Crofton & Sons, Inc. and Crofton L&D Meats Holdings, LLC

Crown Auto Dealerships, Inc.
Representation of the debtors which operated a group of automobile dealerships for European and domestic manufacturers (Pontiac, Nissan, Honda, Mercedes, Jaguar, Audi, and Ferrari dealerships). This case involved the restructuring of a complex 99-year lease relationship. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Crown Auto Dealerships, Inc.

Cypress Health Systems, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated a private hospital operating under the name of Tri County Hospital – Williston.  A plan providing for the sale of the debtor’s assets was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re:   Cypress Health Systems, Inc.

Deb-Lyn, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which owned and operated twelve Burger King restaurants in and around Gainesville, Florida. A plan of reorganization was confirmed under which the debtor continued to operate its restaurants.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re: Deb-Lyn, Inc.

Diagnostic Instrument Group, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which was engaged in the business of repairing, refurbishing and reselling medical equipment. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Diagnostic Instrument Group, Inc.

Diane Jensen, Chapter 11 Trustee
Representation of the chapter 11 trustee for high end hotel, resorts and retail marina property located in Collier County following representation of interim Chapter 7 trustee in an involuntary filing. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Basil Street Partners

Doctors’ Hospital of Tampa, Ltd.
Representation of the debtor which operated a hospital in Tampa.  The hospital was sold at auction and the sale proceeds paid the secured debt in full and provided for a significant distribution to unsecured creditors. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Doctors’ Hospital of Tampa, Ltd.

Donald L. Wolf
Representation of  the owner of multiple real estate projects in Illinois. The representation resolved the successful defense and motion for relief from stay and motion to appoint a Chapter 11 trustee; and the firm prevailed in the transfer of the case to Illinois.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Donald L. Wolf

Dunkin Diamonds, et al.
Representation of the debtor and five subsidiaries which operated ten jewelry stories in Ohio and Florida.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Dunkin Diamonds, Inc., et al.

Duratek Precast Technologies, Inc., et. al
Representation of the debtors which were manufacturers of precast concrete products. The bankruptcy court approved the sale of assets to two bidders at a bankruptcy court auction.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle   District of Florida - In re: Duratek Precast Technologies, Inc., et. al

Eagle Ridge Apartments, LLC
Representation of the debtor, which owned an apartment complex in Chicago, Illinois.  The apartment complex was sold and the proceeds from the sale funded the payment of all allowed claims. 
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:  Eagle Ridge Apartments, LLC

Ecoventure Wiggins Pass, Ltd.
Representation of three related debtors which own a luxury waterfront condominium development and marina facility in Naples, Florida. After the filing of the cases, the debtors obtained a post-petition financing facility in excess of $26 million, which primed $90 million of pre-petition secured debt. The proceeds of the post-petition facility were used to complete the development, and post-completion maintenance and marketing of the units.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Ecoventure Wiggins Pass, Ltd., et. Al

Electrical Machinery Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, an electrical contractor with extensive operations in the Southeast United States and the Caribbean.  A plan was confirmed, which included the merger of the debtor into a publicly-traded company.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Electrical Machinery Enterprises, Inc.

EMR Dale Mabry, LLC
Representation of related debtors which own a chain of Mexican restaurants.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re: EMR Dale Mabry, LLC, et al.

Enchantment, LLC
Representation of debtor which owns a 120 room beachfront hotel.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Enchantment, LLC

Enterprise Construction, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which was a luxury homebuilder in Naples, Florida. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Enterprise Construction, Inc.

eSmokes, Inc., ESM Holdings, Inc.
Representation of two related debtors engaged in the business of online sales of tobacco and related products with annual sales in excess of $40 million. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: eSmokes, Inc., et al.,

Family Group Limited, III
Representation of the debtor, the owner of two television stations located in Wisconsin. The debtor’s plan was confirmed over three competing plans filed by creditors and limited partners.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Family Group Limited, III

Fiberglass Coatings, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which is engaged in the distribution of resin and related building products.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Fiberglass Coatings, Inc.

First American Capital Trust
Representation of the debtor a Florida business trust that owned a number of businesses. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: First American Capital Trust

Florida Crushed Rock, Inc.
Representation of Florida Crushed Rock, a potential purchaser, in the Chapter 11 case of Gardinier, Inc., a large fertilizer manufacturer with over $300 million in debt.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Gardinier, Inc.

Florida Equipment, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which was a distributor of industrial equipment and also provided repair and maintenance services to the phosphate industry. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Florida Equipment, Inc.

Frank Morsani
Representation of the debtor, an individual whose plan was confirmed with a provision allowing creditors to receive a percentage of the net proceeds received from a lawsuit against Major League Baseball.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Frank Morsani

Freedom Ford, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which operated an automobile dealership. A plan of reorganization was confirmed in connection with the sale of the dealership.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Freedom Ford, Inc.

Gardner Asphalt Corporation
Representation of Gardner Asphalt Corporation, which had entered into a prepetition term sheet to acquire the assets of the debtor and extend secured financing to the debtor in advance of closing. The debtor filed a Chapter 11 petition before a definitive contract was reached. The firm was retained by Gardner six months after the petition date and filed, with the creditors’ committee and the debtor’s major secured creditor, a competing plan of liquidation providing for a sale of the assets to an affiliate at Gardner. The plan of reorganization was confirmed, and the sale to a Gardner affiliate was closed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington - In re: Fields Co., LLC

Geopharma, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which formulated, manufactured, and distributed health and beauty aids.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Geopharma, Inc.

Gerard McHale, Chapter 11 Trustee
Representation of the Chapter 11 trustee for a film production and distribution company.  The representation resulted in a structured dismissal.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Media 8 Entertainment

Gold Coast Restaurants, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which owned seven restaurants operating under the Leverock’s name. A liquidating plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Gold Coast Restaurants, Inc., d/b/a Leverock’s Restaurants

GPP-Cobb, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned a retail shopping center known as Century Shoppes of Grove Park.  The debtor negotiated a settlement with the lender and the case was dismissed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: GPP-Cobb, LLC

Grainger Farms, Inc., Grainger Land, LLC, JRG Ventures, LLC, SamAnn Farms, LLC and SamWes, LLC
Representation of five related debtors which collectively own approximately 5,000 acres of farm land in Collier, Hendry, and Manatee counties that were used for agricultural activities, including tomatoes, citrus, and cattle ranching, and a produce packing house. Plans were confirmed in each of the cases.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Grainger Farms, Inc., Grainger Land, LLC, JRG Ventures, LLC, SamAnn Farms, LLC and SamWes, LLC

GSR Development, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which was engaged in the development of condominiums, subdivisions, single family homes, and duplexes.  On the Petition Date, the debtor was the largest landowner on Anna Maria Island. A plan was confirmed with the unanimous vote of unsecured creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: GSR Development, Inc.

Gulf Bay Capital, Inc.
Representation of debtor-in-possession lender which provided a $25 million facility in connection with $300 million real estate development in Collier County
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Fiddler's Creek, LLC

Gulf Tampa Drydock, Inc.
Representation of the debtor in a case converted to a Chapter 11 case. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida  - In re: Gulf TampaDrydock, Inc.

GunnAllen Financial, Inc.
Representation of debtor which was formerly a broker-dealer engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities, but had ceased operations.  The Chapter 11 was to effectuate the windup and liquidation of its business. A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: GunnAllen Financial, Inc.

Gyarmathy
Representation of debtors who held franchise rights to twelve Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants and five Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurants in Southwest Florida.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Gyarmathy, et al

Habana Hospital Pharmacy
Representation of the debtor, a retail pharmaceutical and home health care store. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Habana Hospital Pharmacy, Inc., d/b/a Habana Pharmacy

Haemacure Corporation
Representation of the debtor, a wholly-owned subsidiary of a Canadian corporation, engaged in the business of developing human biological adhesives, hemostats and therapeutic proteins for commercialization.  During the case, the bankruptcy court approved the sale of debtor’s assets. A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Haemacure Corporation

Harbor Place Associates, Ltd.,
Representation of the debtor, the owner of one of the largest hotels in Ft. Myers, Florida, with approximately $40 million in secured debt.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Harbor Place Associates, Ltd., d/b/a Sheraton Harbor Place

Harbour Oaks Development Corporation
Representation of the debtor, a residential real estate developer. A majority of the assets were purchased by a third party during the bankruptcy case.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Harbour Oaks Development Corporation

Heartland Payment Systems
Representation of Heartland Payment Systems, the credit card processor for the debtors which held approximately $15 million of collected funds in the bankruptcy cases. The firm successfully preserved rights of charge back and entered into settlement with release provisions which were incorporated in the confirmed plan.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Premier Membership Services, LLC, et al.

Henry and Charlotte Tucker
Representation of debtors that owned properties in Polk County, Florida.  A Chapter 11 plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Henry and Charlotte Tucker

Hibiscus Suites, LLC, et al.
Representation of three related debtors, individuals and two limited liability companies. The debtors owned a hotel in Sarasota, Florida. Construction of the hotel was completed by using proceeds from a priming loan. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Hibiscus Suites, LLC

Hopewell Business Center, LLC and
Hopewell Enterprises, LLC
Representation of debtors that owned properties in East Hillsborough County which were operated as a strawberry farm and a cattle ranch. A plan was confirmed that was funded by the sale of the property.  The sale proceeds substantially exceeded the creditors' claims allowing for distributions to equity interests.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Hopewell Business Center, LLC and Hopewell Enterprises, LLC

Howard Avenue Station, LLC
Representation of a Chapter 11 debtor which leases commercial real property located on South Howard Avenue in Tampa.  The representation is on-going.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Howard Avenue Station, LLC

HRK Holdings, LLC, et al.
Representation of debtors which owned 675 acres of land in Manatee County, Florida. Approximately 350 acres of the property accommodated a phosphogypsum stack system. Claims in excess of $20 million were asserted against the Debtors.  The debtors sold approximately 65 acres of property during the bankruptcy cases.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: HRK Holdings, LLC, et al.

Hunter Donaldson, Lilac
Representation of a debtor which was a healthcare financial services company that specialized in the management and recovery of third party liability claims.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Hunter Donaldson, LLC

HWA Properties, Inc.
Representation of a debtor that was in the business of owning income producing commercial and residential properties for approximately 20 years, including those in Southwest Florida.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   HWA Properties, Inc.

Imperial Medical, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which manufactured inter-ocular devices.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Imperial Medical, Inc.

In re: E-Brands, LLC, et. al         
Representation of seven related debtors which operated twelve upscale restaurants in Florida and Nevada on the petition date. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle   District of Florida - In re: E-Brands, LLC, et. al         

Independent Wholesale, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a distributor of cigarettes, tobacco products and other items to convenience stores. The operating assets were sold during the bankruptcy case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Independent Wholesale, Inc.

Indian Creek Ventures
Representation of Indian Creek Ventures, the holder of a secured claim in the case of Union Golf, Inc. The firm successfully negotiated plan treatment, under which all principal, interest, fees, and late charges of its client were paid in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Union Golf, Inc.

Instrument Associates, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which manufactured medical devices. A Chapter 11 plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Instrument Associates, Inc.

Irwin Yacht Corporation
Representation of the debtor, which was a yacht builder. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Irwin Yacht Corporation

Isolux America Corporation
Representation of the debtor, which manufactured medical optical equipment.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Isolux America Corporation

JAM Cruises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which was the owner of a cruise ship that had been arrested by a secured creditor on the eve of Thanksgiving. Emergency motions were filed and orders freeing the vessel were obtained one day after Thanksgiving, resulting in settlement discussions that provided for the restructuring of the preferred ship mortgage and the voluntary dismissal of the case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: JAM Cruises, Inc.

JLM Industries, Inc.
Representation of debtor in assignment for the benefit of creditors. The Debtor was involved in the distribution of chemicals and related products.
13th Circuit Court, Hillsborough County  - In re: JLM Industries, Inc.

John F. Bassett Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, the holding company of the former owner of the Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League. The case was commenced as an involuntary bankruptcy and was converted to a Chapter 11 case. A plan was confirmed with significant distributions to creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: John F. Bassett Enterprises, Inc.

John William Galbraith
Representation of a creditor.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Shoreline Casework Systems, Inc.

JumboSports, Inc. f/k/a Sports & Recreation, Inc., Property Holdings Company, I and Guide Series, Inc.
Representation of the debtors in their jointly administered Chapter 11 cases. One debtor was a publicly traded New York Stock Exchange corporation. The debtors operated as a national retailer of sporting goods with assets on the petition date of $367 million and liabilities of $350 million. A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: JumboSports, Inc., et al.

Karakosta Investments, Inc.
Representation of the debtor and two related companies which operated restaurants in southwest Florida. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Karakosta Investments, Inc., et al.

KBAlico Properties, LLC and Ken Smith Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of a debtor that owned real property in Lee County, Florida.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   KBAlico Properties, LLC and Ken Smith Enterprises, Inc.

Kearney Construction Co., LLC, et al.
Representation of five related debtors involved in the construction industry.  On the petition date, the Debtors were the largest site contractors on the West Coast of Florida.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida (Tallahassee) - In re: Kearney Construction Co., LLC, et al.

Kenneth Earl Padgett
Representation of the purchaser of the largest bank in Bay County, Florida , in the successful defense of attacks by former owner and the bankruptcy trustee in the former owner’s bankruptcy proceeding alleging fraudulent transfers, preferential transfers, and equitable ownership of bank stock. These individuals also sought to recover damages in excess of $20 million. The firm also prevailed on appeal before the Eleventh Circuit and before the United States Supreme Court, which denied certiorari.
U.S. Bankruptcy and District Courts, Northern District of Florida - In re: John Christo, Jr.

Key Developers, LLC
Representation of the debtor, which developed a 244 unit condominium, in the Channelside District. A plan was confirmed, which provided for the sale of the condominium project.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Key Developers Group, LLC

Keystone Groves, LLC
Representation of a debtor which owned and operated two citrus groves located in DeSoto County and Lee County, totaling approximately 584 acres.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Keystone Groves, LLC

Koger, Inc. and The Koger Partnership, Ltd.
Representation of the debtors, consisting of a publicly traded New York Stock Exchange corporation and a publicly traded limited partnership. On the petition date, the debtors owned more than two hundred office buildings with debts in excess of $700 million. Plans were confirmed in approximately one year in the partnership case and two years in the corporate case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Koger, Inc., et al., TheKoger Partnership, Ltd.

L.W. Blake Foundation
Representation of the debtor, which was a not for profit corporation, which was operating a hospital in Southwest Florida and a hospital in the Western United States. This case involved an orderly shut-down and liquidation.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: L.W. Blake Foundation

La Bonita Ole
Representation of a debtor, which manufactured tortilla and related products. A plan of reorganization jointly proposed by the bank and the debtor was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: La Bonita Ole

Lakeland Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
Representation of debtor which operated an animal hospital.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Lakeland Veterinary Hospital, Inc.

Laketown Wharf Marketing Corporation
Representation of the debtor which owned two twenty-two story condominium complexes, comprised of 765 condominium units.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re: Laketown Wharf Marketing Corporation

LDG South, LLC, et al.
Representation of debtors which developed residential communities in southwest Florida.  A plan was confirmed, which provided for the sale of assets.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: LDG South, LLC, et al.

Linc.net, Inc., et al.
Representation of the debtors, which consisted of seventeen affiliated companies. The debtors were a “roll-up” of entities that provided construction and other services to the communications industry with debts in excess of $300 million. A plan was confirmed in these cases.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida  - In re: Linc.net, Inc., et al.

Lindsay Phillips, LLC and Lindsay Phillips, Inc.
Representation of the debtors that manufactured and distributed women’s shoes and other fashion accessories and its holding company.  The court approved the sale of the debtors' assets as a going concern.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy  Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Lindsay Phillips, LLC and Lindsay Phillips, Inc.

Liquidity Solutions, Inc. and related entities
Representation of one of the largest unsecured creditors in opposing confirmation of the debtor’s plan. The case was settled with an improved payout to the firm’s client.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Supra Telecommunications, Inc.

Lykes Bros Steamship Co., Inc.
Representation of the debtor, the third largest U.S. flag international liner-carrier with over $400 million in annual revenues and over $300 million in liabilities. The debtor’s assets were sold and a liquidating plan was confirmed in approximately eighteen months.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Lykes Bros Steamship Co., Inc.

Mack Farms, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which was engaged in farming operations. The debtor, together with non-debtor subsidiaries, owned over 3,000 acres of farm land together with packing facilities. A plan was confirmed which paid creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Mack Farms, Inc.

Magic City Doughnut Corp.
Representation of Debtor which owned three Krispy Kreme locations.  The locations were sold and a liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Magic City Doughnut Corp.

McDill-Columbus, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a real estate company. A plan was confirmed providing for the payment of creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: McDill-Columbus, Inc.

Mediator
Successfully mediated disputes related to the confirmation of this Chapter 11 case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida  - In re: Green Isles Partners, Ltd., S.E.

Michael Holley
Bankruptcy counsel for the successful purchaser of the General Motors dealership sold during the bankruptcy case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Big Oaks Buick Pontiac GMC, Inc.

Michael O'Malley
Representation of a Chapter 7 debtor with challenges to discharge, exemptions including homestead, and multiple other issues. The litigation was resolved by a global settlement.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Michael O'Malley

Michael Peel and Steven Peel
Representation of two individuals in separate Chapter 11 cases. The debtors co-founded Gulfstream Homes, Inc.   Plans in both cases have been confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Peel, Michael and In re: Peel, Steven

Miller Thoroughbred, LLC
Representation of the debtor, which owned and operated a thoroughbred horse farm.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Miller Thoroughbred, LLC

Moltech Corp. and Moltech Power Corp.
Representation of two related debtors which were engaged in the business of developing and manufacturing batteries. Plans of reorganization were confirmed in each case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re: Moltech Corp. andMoltech Power Corp.

Morande Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, an automobile dealership in Naples, Florida . The debtor also owned significant commercial real estate in Collier County which the debtor was able to utilize to fund its confirmed plan. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Morande Enterprises, Inc.

Morgan Yacht, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, one of the largest sailboat builders in the United States. The sale of all assets of the debtor was approved by the bankruptcy court within forty-five days of the bankruptcy filing and a liquidating plan was subsequently confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Morgan Yacht, Inc.

MRH of Lakeland, Inc., et al.
Representation of debtors, which owned and operated automobile dealerships.  The dealerships were sold during the pendency of the bankruptcy cases.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: MRH of Lakeland, Inc., et al.

Naples Assoc., Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, which owned a 162 unit apartment complex. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Naples Assoc., Ltd.

Naples Nephrology P.A.
Representation of a chapter 11 debtor which operated a nephrology medical practice. The case was resolved by a global settlement and an agreed dismissal of the case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - in re: Naples Nephrology P.A.

Nexxtworks, Inc.
Representation of debtor which distributed telecommunications equipment.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Nexxtworks, Inc.

Nitram, Inc.
Representation of the operator of a fertilizer plant. The debtor’s assets were sold during the bankruptcy case and a liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Nitram, Inc.

North American Financial Services, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, the service provider for the Florida Prepaid College Tuition Program. The debtor’s assets were sold. A liquidating plan was confirmed after significant litigation with the Florida Prepaid College Tuition Program and the debtor’s secured creditor.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: North American Financial Services, Inc.

North Cape Page
Representation of debtor which owned a restaurant in Fort Myers, Florida.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: North Cape Page

Norton Clearwater Ltd. Partnership
Representation of the debtor which owned government subsidized housing.  The project was sold to a non-profit.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Norton Clearwater Ltd. Partnership

Oak Haven, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned an apartment complex.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Oak Haven, LLC

Oakhurst Assoc., Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, which owned an apartment complex. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Oakhurst Assoc., Ltd.

Oaks of Clearwater, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which owned an assisted living facility in Clearwater, Florida subject to a series of mortgages. A plan was confirmed over the opposition of the holder of the first mortgage with the support of the second mortgage holder and unsecured creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Oaks of Clearwater, Inc.

Oakwood Palmetto, LLC
Representation of the Debtor which owned an apartment complex.  The representation is on-going.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Oakwood Palmetto, LLC

Ocala Funding
Representation of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Taylor Bean & Whitaker which was created to purchase loans and resell those mortgage loans to third parties.  Approximately $2.6 billion of claims were scheduled.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Ocala Funding

Ocean Equities, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, the owner of a motel on the Atlantic Ocean. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Ocean Equities, Inc.

Odyssey (II) DP III, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known Magnolia Point Plaza.  The debtor negotiated a settlement with the lender and the case was dismissed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (II) DP III, LLC

Odyssey (III) DP II, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known Heritage Plaza.  The Court confirmed the plan of reorganization over the lender’s objection.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (III) DP II, LLC

Odyssey (III) DP III, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a storage facility knownGolfview Storage.  The case was converted by consent.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (III) DP III, LLC

Odyssey (III) DP XI, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known as Alexander Crossings.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (III) DP XI, LLC

Odyssey (III) DP XVII, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known as St. Charles Plaza.   A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (III) DP XVII, LLC

Odyssey (III) IX, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known Westwood Village.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (III) IX, LLC

Odyssey (IX) DP I, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known Ocean Breeze Plaza.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey (IX) DP I, LLC

Odyssey Diversified VI, LLC; Odyssey Diversified VII, LLC and Odyssey Diversified IX, LLC
Representation of three debtors that invested in commercial real property.  Separate plans were confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey Diversified VI, LLC; Odyssey Diversified VII, LLC and Odyssey Diversified IX, LLC

Odyssey DP III, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a storage facility known Secured Storage.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey DP III, LLC

Odyssey Group
Representation beginning in August 2010 of the sixty-two entities that were members of the Odyssey Group.  Chapter 11 petitions also were filed for sixteen of these sixty-two members, involving total debt in excess of $200 million dollars. The firm has assisted the non-filing members of the Odyssey Group in restructuring their loans in out-of-court workouts. Most of the Chapter 11 cases were resolved through confirmation of plans of reorganization.  Other cases involved an agreed upon surrender of collateral to lenders followed by a structured dismissal.  Some of the individual cases are listed separately.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - Odyssey Group

Odyssey Properties III, LLC
Representation of the owner of several subsidiaries that owned retail shopping centers and storage facilities.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Odyssey Properties III, LLC

Odyssey VI Commercial DP I, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known East West.  The debtor negotiated a settlement with the lender and the case was dismissed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Odyssey VI Commercial DP I, LLC

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
The debtor, Anchor Glass, was the third largest manufacturer of glass products in the United States with scheduled assets and liabilities in excess of $600 million. A plan of reorganization was confirmed with the support of the committee. Following confirmation, the firm was engaged by the Trustee of the Unsecured Creditors’ Trust to represent him in pursuing claim objections and other matters.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Anchor Glass Container Corporation

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
Representation of the committee of unsecured creditors appointed in this case. The debtor was a 100 year-old, publicly traded manufacturing company. On behalf of the committee, the firm successfully backed the plan of the purchaser which was confirmed over the debtor’s objection.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Cutler Manufacturing Co.

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
Initial representation of the committee of unsecured creditors. After a Chapter 11 Trustee was appointed, a representation of the trustee in filing and confirming a liquidating plan and pursuing avoidance actions.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Esther Weisman Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Southern Estate Buyers & Appraisers of Tampa

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
The debtor, which owned valuable real estate filed a Chapter 11 petition due to a dispute with its secured creditor.  The committee proposed plan was confirmed. Following confirmation, the firm was retained to represent the post-confirmation trust.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida-Tampa Division  - In re: Jordyn Holdings, Inc.

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
Representation of the official committee in a case filed by a chain of jewelry stores. A committee supported plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Luxury Ventures, LLC

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
Representation of the committee of unsecured creditors in filing and confirming a liquidating Chapter 11 plan and pursuing over seventy-five avoidance actions which generated significant recoveries for payment of claims to creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Parkstone Medical Information Systems

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
The debtor was a distributor of flooring products operating in five states. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: The Laminate Store International, Inc.

Oiken Hotels Destin, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned and operated a Hampton Inn & Suites franchised hotel.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida (Pensacola) - In re: Oiken Hotels Destin, LLC

One Source Coil Coaters, LLC and Satya Investments, Inc.
Representation of the debtors which provided coating and other finishing for a variety of building, lighting, and metal roofing products and owned the property for the manufacturing plant.  A plan was confirmed resulting in the sale of substantially all assets of the Debtors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   One Source Coil Coaters, LLC and Satya Investments, Inc.

Outback Steakhouse, Inc.
Representation of Outback Steakhouse in a $45 acquisition of designation rights to seventy-six restaurant properties which had been formerly operated as Mexican restaurants. The firm also handled two sub-designation agreements for portions of those properties and litigation involving several disputes with landlords and with the owner of fifteen sale/leaseback properties.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware - In re: Chi-Chi’s, Inc., et al.

Oxford Industries, Inc.
Representation of a debtor engaged in the metal fabrication business. The case involved substantial tax debts. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Oxford Industries Inc.

Palms of Treasure Island
Representation of debtor and developer of a waterfront condominium project. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Palms of Treasure Island

Panther Hollow Dental Lodge
Representation of the debtor that owned a dental practice in Fort Myers.   A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Panther Hollow Dental Lodge

Paradise Shoppes at Apollo Beach, LLC
Representation of the debtor that owned a retail shopping center known as Shoppes of Apollo.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Paradise Shoppes at Apollo Beach, LLC

Parkwood Pharmacy, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which was a medical equipment supplier. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Parkwood Pharmacy, Inc.

Paul Jacobson
Representation of Chapter 7 debtors involved in on-going litigation concerning the sale of an $11 million waterfront home in Naples, Florida.  The litigation was settled.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Paul Jacobson

Pebble Page
Representation of debtor which owned a restaurant in Fort Myers, Florida.  A plan has been confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Pebble Page

Peoples Restaurants, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated a nationwide chain of restaurants. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Peoples Restaurants, Inc.

Performance Line Hardware, LLC
Representation of the debtor, which manufactured cable and wire rope. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Performance Line Hardware, LLC

Petracom Media, LLC, et al.
Representation of four related debtors which owned and operated sixteen radio stations in five states. A plan providing for the sale of the stations was confirmed in approximately one year.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Petracom Media, LLC, et al.

Pharmacia-Upjohn Co.
Representation of Pharmacia-Upjohn Co., a secured creditor in five-related agricultural Chapter 11 cases. The firm successfully negotiated an adequate protection stipulation and arranged a pre-confirmation sale of the claim.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: RogerHarloff, et al.

Phil’s Cake Box Bakeries, Inc., d/b/aAlessi’s Bakery
Representation of the debtor that owned and operated a family-owned bakery and catering business, specializing in the manufacturing and retail sale of fine Italian desserts.  Alessi’s has been owned and operated in Tampa by four generations of the Alessi family.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed under which the company continued its business operations under a restructured balance sheet. 
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Phil’s Cake Box Bakeries, Inc., d/b/aAlessi’s Bakery

Piaggio America, Inc.
Representation of Piaggio, which manufactured the airplanes that the debtor sold fractional interests in and is the sole source of parts for those aircraft.  The representation resulted in a global settlement with the chapter 7 trustee.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Avantair, Inc.

Picture Factory, Inc., et al
Representation of three debtors who operated four picture frame and home accessory stores in Southwest Florida.  The debtors completed going out of business sales during the pendency of the cases.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Picture Factory, Inc. et al

PlanFirst Financial Solutions, Inc., et al.
Representation of four related debtors which offered professional credit counseling, financial education and debt management services.  A plan of reorganization has been confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:  PlanFirst Financial Solutions, Inc., et al.

Poe Financial Group, et al.; William F. Poe, Sr.
Representation of the reorganized debtors and the debtor-in-possession lender in post-confirmation matters and litigation, including an objection to claim filed by the Department of Financial Services of the State of Florida seeking to recover in excess of $31 million.  The litigation was resolved by a settlement approved by the Bankruptcy Court.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:  Poe Financial Group, Inc., et al.

Precision Enterprises, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which had franchises for numerous automobile dealerships, including a Mercedes Benz dealership. The debtor also owed significant amounts to First Union under various floor plan financing facilities. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Precision Enterprises, Inc.

Princeton Hospital, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which owned and operated an acute care hospital, secured by $48 million in bond debt. A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: RHA/Princeton Hospital, Inc.

Provincetown-Boston Airlines, Inc.
Representation of the debtor in a Chapter 11 reorganization of this publicly traded company, one of the oldest and largest regional airline carriers at the time of its 1985 filing. A plan was confirmed providing for the adjustment of debts and the merger of operations with a national carrier in less than one year after filing.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Provincetown-Boston Airlines, Inc.

Radio Officers Union, Inc., et al.
Representation of two related debtors which were unions. A plan was confirmed in less than six months.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida - In re: Radio Officers Union , Inc., et al.

RCMP Enterprises, LLC
Representation of debtor in possession lender and potential purchaser of marina development. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Weeks Landing, LLC

Rentclub, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which operated an appliance leasing business. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Rentclub, Inc.

Restaurant Development Association, Inc.
Representation of debtors that owned and operated Subway and Tijuana Flats franchise restaurants.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Restaurant Development Association, Inc.

River Ranch, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which owned and operated a large RV resort on the Kissimmee River in Polk County, Florida.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: River Ranch, Inc.

Rivercrest, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned a residential development. Numerous Chinese drywall claims were asserted.  A plan was confirmed which paid all allowed claims in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:  Rivercrest, LLC

RiverTree Landing Apartments, LLC
Representation of debtor which owned a 228 unit apartment complex.  A plan of reorganization providing for the transfer of the complex was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: RiverTree Landing Apartments, LLC

Riverwood Land Company, L.P.
Representation of the debtor which owned a large development of a golf course residential community. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Riverwood Land Company, L.P.

Robert C. Nucci
Representation of an orthopedic spine surgeon who filed bankruptcy, largely, due to a failed investment in the Tampa Bay Storm, a professional arena football team.  A Chapter 11 plan was confirmed following eight days of trial and settlements with creditors.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Robert C. Nucci

Robert Furr, Chapter 7 Trustee
Representation of Chapter 7 Trustee for  Banyon 1030-32 andBanyon Income Fund, investors in a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Scott W. Rothstein and Rothstein,Rosenfeldt Adler, P.A.  Over $735 million in claims were filed against the debtors.  Creditors holding non-subordinated claims have received interim distributions of approximately ninety percent of their allowed claims funded in part by a settlement of claims against numerous parties, including TD Bank. The representation is on-going.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re:  Banyon 1030-32, LLC, et al.

Sam Seltzer’s Steakhouses of America, Inc., et. al
Representation of fifteen related debtors, which operated a chain of casual dining restaurants.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Sam Seltzer’s Steak Houses of America , Inc., et. al

Sanibel Sundial Partners
Representation of a Chapter 11 debtor in a case involving the largest resort property on Sanibel Island in Southwest Florida. The case involved contested debtor in possession financing. A sale of substantially all assets of the estate occurred during the bankruptcy case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Sanibel Sundial Partners

SDI of Winter Haven, d/b/a Sonic Drive-In, et al.
Representation of five related debtors which owned and operated four Sonic Drive-In restaurants. A plan was confirmed after extensive litigation with the landlord providing for the sale of some of the restaurants to the third largest Sonic franchise in the country.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: SDI of Winter-Haven, d/b/a Sonic-Drive, Inc. et al.

Shaw Aero Devices, Inc., et al.
Representation of two related debtors which operated in the aerospace industry. A plan was confirmed within four months, which contained injunctions against creditors pursuing claims against insiders.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Shaw Aero Devices, Inc., et al.

Shells Seafood Restaurants, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a publicly traded company which operated twenty-three casual dining restaurants. Case converted to Chapter 7.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Shells Seafood Restaurants, Inc.

SIDG and SICL
Representation of debtors which owned and operated a luxury development in the British Virgin Islands.  The cases involved in excess of $110 million in claims.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Scrub Island Development Group, Inc.

Silk Greenhouse, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which operated several silk plant outlets in Florida. The Debtor had secured debt of approximately $100 million. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Silk Greenhouse, Inc.

Soneet Kapila, Trustee
Representation of Chapter 7 trustee appointed for a number of related debtors that were developing  a $2.9 billion, 3,815-room, 63-story skyscraper hotel, condominium, and casino project located on the Las Vegas strip. The chapter 11 cases were converted after the project was sold to Carl Icahn. The representation is on-going
U.S. Bankruptcy Court,
Southern District of Florida - In re:   Fontainebleau

South Bay Lube, Inc.
Representation of the debtor that owned and operated 26 Jiffy Lube locations.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: South Bay Lube, Inc.

Southern Mill Creek Products, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a chemical manufacturing company. The firm filed the Chapter 11 petition on less than three hours' notice to halt a replevin that was in progress. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Southern Mill Creek Products, Inc.

Special Master
Harley E. Riedel was appointed as Special Master by the United States District Court ( Kovachevich, J.) to dispose of various matters and to receive evidence thereon in a large and complex agricultural dispute. More than 25,000 acres of farmland, including the largest single landholdings in Manatee County, Florida, were the subject of this litigation.
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Falkner v Falkner

Spectrum Painting and Waterproofing, Inc.
Representation of debtor which was engaged in the  commercial painting and waterproofing business.  A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Spectrum Painting and Waterproofing, Inc.

St. Pete Beach Properties, LLC
Representation of the debtor, which developed a boutique hotel in St. Pete Beach, Florida.  The confirmed plan restructured the secured debt and allowed the stalled hotel project to resume under a new owner.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: St. Pete Beach Properties, LLC

Summerset Bend Apartments I Assoc., Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, a Paragon-developed and owned 272 unit apartment complex. A plan was confirmed after substantial litigation with the secured creditor.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Summerset Bend Apartments I Assoc., Ltd.

Suncoast Aluminum Furniture, Inc.
Representation of the debtor which manufactured quality outdoor furniture.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Suncoast Aluminum Furniture, Inc.

Suncoast Hospital, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a not-for-profit 200 bed acute care hospital that had operated for over fifty years. A related debtor operated a magnetic resonance imaging center on the hospital’s property. The representation included the sale of all operating assets and the transfer of contracts to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hospital Corporation of America, Inc. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Sun Coast Hospital, Inc.

Suncoast Roofers Supply, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which on the petition date was one of the largest distributors of roofing supplies to Florida residential and commercial markets. The representation included the sale of substantially all assets to the highest bidder at an auction. A liquidating plan of reorganization was confirmed.  
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Suncoast Roofers Supply, Inc.

Sunrise Restaurants, Inc.
Representation of debtor which owned Burger King restaurants. The restaurants were sold over Burger King’s objection. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Sunrise Restaurants, Inc.

Sunshine-Jr. Stores, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which owned convenience stores in the Southeast.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Sunshine-Jr. Stores, Inc.

Sunstate Dairy
Representation of the debtor which was operating an integrated dairy plant. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Sunstate Dairy

Tampa Forklift, Inc
Representation of the debtor which was in the business of retail sales, rental and service of forklifts and warehouse equipment.  A plan of reorganization to be funded by continued operations has been confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Tampa Forklift, Inc.

Tampa Tower, Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, which owned a twelve story office building in downtown Tampa.  A plan was confirmed over the objection of the mortgagee following a trial on confirmation andcramdown issues.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Tampa Tower, Ltd.

Target Graphics
Representation of debtor which was a commercial printer.  A plan was confirmed
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Target Graphics

Taylor, Bean & Whitaker
Representation of debtor which, shortly before filing, was the largest independent mortgage lender in the United States.  A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Taylor, Bean & Whitaker

Teltronics, Inc.
Representation of debtor which was engaged in the telecommunications industry.   A liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Teltronics, Inc.

Terrace Pointe Apartments
Representation of the debtor which owned and operated an apartment complex.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Terrace Pointe Apartments

The Alliance Foundation for Housing and Health Care, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which owned a 210 bed skilled nursing facility. The facility was sold during the bankruptcy and a liquidating plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: The Alliance Foundation for Housing and Health Care, Inc.

The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Skyway Communications Holding Corp.
The debtor was in the business of developing a ground-to-air in-flight communication network to facilitate homeland security and in-flight entertainment. The firm, on behalf of the Committee, was successful in obtaining the appointment of a Chapter 11 Trustee. The Committee proposed and filed a plan which was confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court. The plan provided for the cancellation of the publicly-traded stock of Skyway and the issuance of private stock to the purchaser.
U.S. Bankruptcy and District Courts, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Skyway Communications Holding Corp.

The Shell Factory
Representation of the debtor, a Ft. Myers, Florida tourist attraction which also sold shells and related products at retail. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: The Shell Factory

The Towers of Channelside, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which had developed a high-rise condominium consisting of twin 29-story towers. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: The Towers ofChannelside, Inc.

Tidemark Partners, LLC
Representation of the debtor, a condo- tel marina on Anna Maria Island, Florida. A plan was confirmed with a substantial payout to unsecured creditors and preservation of equity for existing shareholders.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Tidemark Partners, LLC

Tidy Island Condominium Association
Representation of the condominium association in a case filed by the developers. The association was successful in acquiring the remaining units owned by the debtor under a confirmed plan.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Tidy Island London, Inc.

TMF 12
Representation of secured lender with mortgages on multiple parcels of multifamily apartment complexes. A settlement was reached andincoporated into a confirmed plan.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Gjeloshi

Total World Telecommunications, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, which was a publicly traded telecommunications company. A plan was confirmed involving a reverse merger.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Total World Telecommunications, Inc.

Touch 1 Communications, Inc.
Representation of the debtor and a related subsidiary which, on the filing date, were one of the ten largest resellers of long-distance telephone services. A plan was confirmed which paid creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Alabama - In re: Touch 1 Communications, Inc.

Trident Shipworks
Representation of the debtor, a yacht builder. The firm successfully litigated a “true lease” dispute during the bankruptcy case. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: TridentShipworks

Trust America Service Corp., et al.
Representation of six related debtors that originated, sold, and serviced residential mortgages. At the time of the filing, the debtor had a $1 billion warehouse line with First Union. A plan was confirmed which paid all creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Trust America Service Corp., et al.

U.S. Plastic Lumber Corp., et al.
Representation of five related debtors. The holding company was publicly traded and the debtors were manufacturers of plastic lumber and plastic lumber products, with their primary manufacturing facility located in Chicago, Illinois. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: U.S. Plastic Lumber Corp., et al.

Uiterwyk Lines, Inc.
Representation of the debtors which were worldwide shipping companies. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Uiterwyk Lines, Inc.

USA Broadmoor
Representation of the debtor which owned an apartment complex.  A plan of reorganization has been confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: USA Broadmoor, LLC

Utility Partners, Inc.
Representation of the debtor engaged in the business of producing hardware and software systems for public utility companies throughout the nation. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Utility Partners, Inc.

Valco Enterprises, Ltd., et. al
Representation of four related debtors engaged in the business of manufacturing and installing various types of shutter systems throughout Florida. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Valco Enterprises, Ltd., et. al

Various Creditors
Representation of Alabama Power, Konica-Minolta, several landlord claimants, several personal injury claimants, and other creditors in connection with these cases involving one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States and approximately $1 billion in claims.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., et al.

Viasource Communications, Inc., et al.
Representation of the debtor and twelve affiliated debtors, a “roll-up” of companies providing services to the cable, internet and telecommunications industries. At the time of filing, the debtor had revenues of $196 million and liabilities of $93 million. The debtors’ assets were sold and a liquidating plan was subsequently confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Viasource Communications, Inc., et al.

Villas of Spring Hill Ltd.
Representation of a Chapter 11 debtor which owned an apartment complex in Spring Hill. The case was resolved resulting in a structured dismissal.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Villas of Spring Hill, Ltd.

Viper Ventures, LLC
Representation of debtor which owned approximately 30 acres of commercial and industrial waterfront property in South Tampa. A confirmed plan restructured more than $17 million of secured debt.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida – In re: Viper Ventures, LLC.

W.G. Wade Shows, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a large carnival operator. During the case, a punitive damage judgment entered by a state court before filing was disallowed. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: W.G. Wade Shows, Inc.

Walden Woods, III, Ltd.
Representation of the debtor which owned a mobile home park known as Walden Woods South.  The debtor negotiated a settlement with the lender and the case was dismissed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Walden Woods, III, Ltd.

Wal-Mart, Inc.
Representation of Wal-Mart in the successful defense of complicated commercial litigation filed against Wal-Mart by the debtor.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Naturally Beautiful Nails, Inc.

Walter Industries, Inc.
Representation of Walter Industries, Inc., the former parent of Celotex Corporation. Hillsborough Holdings paid $450 million in cash and stock under a confirmed plan of reorganization to settle veil piercing claims. Walter Industries filed a lawsuit in Tampa bankruptcy court to enforce the settlement agreement and the lawsuit was subsequently settled.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Celotex Corporation

Walter Industries, Inc., et al.
Representation of thirty-two debtors. The holding company was a publicly-traded on the New York Stock Exchange prior to a leveraged buyout. The debtors had corporations with noticeable presence in the home building, coal mining, and industrial pipe fields. At the time of its filing, this was the largest Chapter 11 case ever filed. The debtors had unsecured bonded indebtedness of approximately $1 billion, collateralized trust debt of approximately $2 billion, and secured debt of approximately $500 million. A plan of reorganization was confirmed four years after filing which paid creditors in full with interest. The case generated over forty reported decisions.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida  - In re: Hillsborough Holding, Inc., et al.

Warren Mack
Representation of a landlord in opposing the assumption and assignment of a lease, resulting in a buy-out of the debtor’s interest.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York - In re: Scotty’s, Inc.

West Charlotte Utilities, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a publicly-regulated, privately owned utility company. A plan was confirmed which paid the bondholders and other creditors in full.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: West Charlotte Utilities, Inc.

West Edge, Inc.
Representation of the debtor whose business included substantial real estate holdings. A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: West Edge, Inc.

Westshore Cove Acquisition Group, LLC
Representation of the debtor which owned a 700 unit waterfront apartment complex in Tampa.  A plan of reorganization was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:  Westshore Cove Acquisition Group, LLC, a/k/a The Cove Apartments

Wetherington Development, LLC
Representation of company in assignment for the benefit of creditors, involving multiple secured loans totaling in access of $20 million from three banks. As part of the assignment, properties were abandoned to the secured settlement.
Sarasota County Circuit Court - In re: Wetherington Development, LLC

Wilkinson Hi-Rise, LLC and Wilkinson Chutes, Inc.
Representation of the debtors, the world’s largest manufacturers and installers of trash and laundry chutes for high rise buildings. A motion to sell substantially all of the assets of the debtors to a newly formed entity consisting of the debtors’ management and financial advisors was approved by the Court approximately three months after the petition date.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida - In re: Wilkinson Hi-Rise, LLC and Wilkinson Chutes, Inc.

William Bloomquist
Representation of large secured creditor and debtor in possession lender in five related cases involving a golf course and related residential development. All prepetition and debtor-in-possession loans were paid in full with interest.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Twin Eagles, Inc., et al.

Without Walls
Representation of debtor which was a Tampa megachurch with campuses in Tampa and Lakeland.  A Chapter 11 Plan providing for sale of certain assets and the continuation of the church was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle  District of Florida - In re:   Without Walls International Church, Inc.

Wm. G. Roe & Sons, Inc.; Wm. G. Roe & Company, Inc.
Representation of related debtors, the largest tangerine packers and shippers in the State of Florida . A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Wm. G. Roe & Sons, Inc.; Wm. G. Roe & Company, Inc.

Woodall Assoc., Ltd.
Representation of the debtor, which owned a 204 unit apartment complex. A plan was confirmed.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Woodall Assoc., Ltd.

Woodlawn Park Apartments
Representation of the debtor which owned and operated an apartment complex.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Woodlawn Park Apartments

World Fuel
Representation of the largest trade vendor in a case involving a Ponzi scheme.  The avoidable transfer litigation was successfully settled.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re:   Louis J. Pearlman, et. al.

Zephyr Rock & Lime, Inc.
Representation of the debtor, a limestone rock mining operation which owned 750 acres of real estate, substantial amounts of heavy equipment, and valuable mining permits. A plan was confirmed in approximately one year.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida - In re: Zephyr Rock & Lime, Inc.