Miami, Florida, April 14, 2009 The law firm of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that, for the sixth consecutive year, Scott L. Baena, Chair of the firm's Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group, is the only Florida attorney to have been included in The K&A Restructuring Register: America's Top 100. This elite registry is a peer listing of the top attorneys and financial advisors who practice in the restructuring, reorganization, insolvency and bankruptcy arenas in the United States.
Qualification for listing in the K&A Restructuring Register is by invitation only and requires selection by its 18-member Advisory Board. In addition to "America's Top 100 Restructuring Professionals," the Register includes a listing of all of the Bankruptcy Judges and U.S. Trustees throughout the United States.
Mr. Baena focuses his practice on creditors' rights, workouts, bankruptcy and commercial loan transactions. Moreover, Scott is an accomplished trial lawyer in bankruptcy-related matters, and has counseled high-visibility clients in many major bankruptcy proceedings, including W.R. Grace, Tousa, US Gypsum, Celotex, Heilig-Meyers and ContiFinancial, among others. Since 1988, Mr. Baena has been featured in The Best Lawyers in America listing every year. Additionally, he has been ranked as a top-tier lawyer by Chambers USA since its inception.