J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.

Partner
Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone(904) 232-7203

Peer Rating
 4.9/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy-Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Banking & Financial Institution Disputes
  • Mass Torts / Hazardous Substances
 
Contact InfoTelephone: (904) 232-7203
Fax: (904) 212-0315
http://www.burr.com/LegalProfessionals/Attorneys/J-Ellsworth-Summers-Jr.aspx
 
University Hampden-Sydney College, B.A., cum laude, 1994
 
Law SchoolStetson University College of Law,, J.D., cum laude, 1998
 
Admitted2000, Virginia; 2005, Florida; Supreme Court of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
 
BornJacksonville, Florida, December 3, 1971
 
Biography

Ellsworth is a Partner in the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group with a focus representing secured and unsecured creditors and committees.

He also practices in the area of commercial litigation and has extensive experience with workouts and other business reorganizations. Prior to private practice, Mr. Summers clerked for the Honorable Stephen C. St. John, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Honors & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer

Florida Trend Magazine's Legal Elite, Bankruptcy & Workout (2014)

Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Business Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditor/ Debtor Rights (2009-2011)

Florida Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditor/ Debtor Rights (2013-2016)

Community Involvement

First Coast Women's Services, Board Member

Professional Associations

Florida Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
ABI Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, Advisory Board Member
Bankruptcy Law Educational Series Foundation, Board Member (2013-present)
Bankruptcy Middle District of Florida Steering Committee, Member (2013-present)
Judge Alexander L. Paskay Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Advisory Board Member
Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association

 
ISLN914946005
 

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Ms. McNeal Goes to Washington
Scott St. Amand,J. Ellsworth Summers, February 18, 2015
For those of you who have followed our blog since its inception, you will know that one of our most discussed opinions is that of In re McNeal, in which the Eleventh Circuit held that a debtor may strip a wholly unsecured junior mortgage in a Chapter 7 proceeding. Although the decision is anathema...


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J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.

50 N. Laura St., Ste. 3000
JacksonvilleFL 32202




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