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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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.
Experience
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 in S...
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Debtors' counsel to Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, LLC, and two of its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases in the Southern District of Florida. The debtors had over $2 billion of funded debt, had used $500 million of equity, and were prosecuting claims for $800 million in unpaid additional finan...
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