Mindy A. Mora Named a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy

Press Release
October 28, 2014

MIAMI, FL – Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is pleased to announce that Business Finance & Restructuring Partner Mindy A. Mora was named a 2015 Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a distinction reserved for the top restructuring and bankruptcy professionals in the country. Mindy is one of just 34 nominees nationwide being honored and recognized this year, and the only Florida Fellow included in the 2015 class.

Nominees undergo a rigorous nomination process and are extended an invitation to join based on a record of achievement reflecting the highest standards of professionalism and exceptional contributions to the field. Fellows are selected by a Board of Regents from among recommendations received from the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit, and specially appointed Committees for Judicial and Foreign Fellows.

The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary professional and educational association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals. The College plays an important role in sustaining professional excellence and supports educational and pro bono efforts in local communities around the country.

In her over 30 years of practice, Mindy has represented sizeable high-visibility business entities, creditors committees, lenders and other parties in numerous Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings. A Partner at Miami-based law firm Bilzin Sumberg, Mindy concentrates her practice on business finance, debt restructurings, loan workouts and creditors rights. Mindy has represented numerous asset-based and mezzanine lenders and borrowers in complex commercial finance and real estate finance transactions.

In addition to maintaining a robust practice, Mindy regularly volunteers her time and professional resources in an effort to improve Florida's commercial laws, and has been extremely active in their development. Mindy chaired The Florida Bar Task Force that sponsored the 2007 revisions of the Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors statute, as well as co-sponsored revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code. She is particularly involved in the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar, which represents the interests of over 5,000 business lawyers in the state of Florida. A member since 1997, she served as Chair of the Section in 2011-2012. Mindy has also served on the Executive Board of the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys since 1993. She frequently lectures and publishes articles on insolvency, restructuring and commercial lending.

Mindy has received the highest ranking in Restructuring & Bankruptcy from esteemed legal publication Chambers USA, in which she has been consistently ranked top tier since 2004. She has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, South Florida Legal Guide, Daily Business Review, Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, Florida Trends Legal Elite and Florida Super Lawyers.

Mindy will be inducted as a Fellow of the College on March 13, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

About Bilzin Sumberg 

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a commercial law firm based in Florida. The firm’s core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate and Tax. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.

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