Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce Business Finance and Restructuring Partner Jeffrey I. Snyder has been elected as a Director to the Board of Directors of the Bankruptcy Bar Association (BBA) of the Southern District of Florida for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2018. Jeffrey previously was elected to the Board and served a three-year term as Director from 2014-2017.
As a Partner in Bilzin Sumberg's Business Finance & Restructuring Group, Jeffrey represents all constituencies in sophisticated bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts including debtors, trustees, secured creditors, landlords, unsecured creditors, creditor committees, and potential purchasers of assets. Jeffrey handles defense of complex preference and other avoidance claims and represents borrowers, issuers, and lenders in connection with commercial loan transactions and capital market transactions. In addition to his client work, Jeffrey also serves as Assistant General Counsel for the Firm.
Consistently recognized by esteemed legal publication Chambers USA in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring category, sources describe Jeffrey as, "tremendously valuable as an attorney and a business adviser," and say, "his analytic insight is excellent, he gets right to the heart of the matter quickly and sees the big picture." Additionally, Jeffrey received the BBA's Distinguished Service Award in 2017 and was a 2016 finalist for the Daily Business Review Most Effective Lawyers award in the Complex/Business Litigation category. In 2014, Jeffrey was named a “Rising Star" by Law360, as a top Bankruptcy attorney under 40 whose accomplishments belie his age.
The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida was established in 1980 and is the largest voluntary association of bankruptcy professionals in the Southern District of Florida. The BBA organizes events to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and sponsors initiatives to improve the bankruptcy system for the public.
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