Patrick S. Scott: Lawyer with GrayRobinson, P.A.

Patrick S. Scott

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Fort Lauderdale,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone954-761-8111

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 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Banking & Finance
 
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1976
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame, J.D., 1979
 
Admitted1979, Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; Bankruptcy courts in all three districts; U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations & Memberships

•The Florida Bar
•The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Past Presidents Council
•The American Bankruptcy Institute
•Broward County Bar Association

 
Biography

Pat is a bankruptcy law specialist holding certification by the American Board of Certification in Business Bankruptcy Law, a certification program accredited by the American Bar Association (but not certified by The Florida Bar). He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Florida, including the bankruptcy courts of all three districts. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

During the past 33 years, Pat has represented debtors, creditors, creditors' committees and trustees in virtually every type of chapters 7 and 11 case. He has experience with health care, manufacturing, construction, real estate and retail cases, as well as cases involving stockbroker (SIPC) liquidations, Ponzi schemes, and offshore schemes. He has also tried hundreds of cases and evidentiary hearings in the bankruptcy courts and has more than 40 decisions in his clients' favor published in West's Bankruptcy Reporter. Pat successfully represented the defendant in the only jury trial that has been held in the Southern District of Florida bankruptcy courts. A lecturer on topics of bankruptcy and commercial litigation, he is the author of a Sanders Award-winning article (1994) on mortgage foreclosures as fraudulent transfers.

He has particular experience in bankruptcy cases involving fraud, fraudulent transfers, misappropriations and exemption planning.

Background

Pat is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Notre Dame Law School. He is a member of The Florida Bar, the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida (past president), the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Broward County Bar Association.

Awards & Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2014
•Florida Super Lawyers, 2009-2014

Articles & Publications

•Commingled Funds in Corporate Debtor's Accounts Not Subject to Forfeiture, Westlaw Journal Bankruptcy, June 19, 2013

 
ISLN903892566
 


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Office Information

Patrick S. Scott

401 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1000
Fort LauderdaleFL 33301




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