MIAMI, FL Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP announced that The Best Lawyers in America has named Scott L. Baena, Chair of the firm's Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group, the Best Lawyers Miami Banking Lawyer of the Year for 2010. Mr. Baena is the only lawyer in Miami to be named Lawyer of the Year in this category. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Mr. Baena focuses his practice on creditors' rights, workouts, bankruptcy and commercial loan transactions.
Moreover, he is an accomplished trial lawyer in bankruptcy-related matters, counseling high-visibility clients in many major bankruptcy proceedings including Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, LLC, W.R. Grace, Tousa, US Gypsum, Celotex, Heilig-Meyers, ContiFinancial, Crown Vantage, USA Floral, NAL Finance Group, Southeast Banking Corp., Land Resources, Beverage Canners, Jumbo Sports, Cenvill Development, National Merchandise (PicN Save), Empire Toy, Hillsborough Holdings, Lillie Rubin, Zimmer Corporation, Atlas Air, TradeWinds Airlines, Eastern Airlines, Pan Am, Air Florida, Braniff II and Rich International Airways.
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Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a full-service commercial law firm based in Florida. The firm has extensive experience in the areas of capital markets, commercial finance; corporate and securities, environmental, distressed property, government relations, land use and zoning, litigation, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy, technology and telecommunications, tax and wealth transfer. For more information, please visit our website at www.bilzin.com.