Defense of General Counsel in Bank Fraud Bankruptcy Case

ES Bankest's Former General Counsel
Defense of ES Bankest's former general counsel in the bankruptcy commenced by the ES Bankest's court appointed receiver resulting from the largest bank fraud ever committed in the Southern District of Florida. The centerpiece of the chapter 11 case was a $170 million lawsuit against our client and others for negligence and aiding and abetting.
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Scott L. Baena

Scott L. Baena

Senior Special Counsel
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Experience
Representation of LNR Partners, the largest special servicer of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans in the country. LNR services 145 pools of CMBS loans, totaling more than $220 billion in principal and relating to real property interests in all fifty states. We have handled over $4.2...
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Representation of debtor in possession in the chapter 11 case of Cabi Downtown LLC, the owner of an 849-unit condominium project owing over $250 million to a bank consortium, defaulting unit purchasers, trade creditors, and its general contractor. The case was the first large condominium filing i...

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Successful representation of California bank in complex mortgage foreclosure debt recovery action through state court and bankruptcy court in the Southern District of Florida, which resulted in the criminal indictment of the borrower´s principal for bank fraud.
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