Robert A. Soriano: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Robert A. Soriano

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Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone813.318.5700

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
  • Litigation
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 813.318.5700
Fax: 813.318.5900
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Robert-A-Soriano
 
University Rutgers University, A.B., 1973
 
Law SchoolSyracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1977
 
Admitted1978, New York; 1984, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement
•fellow, American College of Bankruptcy
•Founding Director, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, American Law Institute
•Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association
•Member, New York Bar
•Member, The Florida Bar

 
Born1951
 
Biography

Robert A. Soriano focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation, business restructuring and creditor rights representation. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 23 years, was given the highest rating in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers, and is listed in Florida Super Lawyers.

Prior to joining the firm, Robert served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Mark A. Costantino, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, and practiced in New York at Skadden Arps before coming to Florida.

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy, 1993-2015
•Lawyer of the Year, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Tampa, 2014
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2009-2014
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers in Florida, 2006-2014
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers , Law Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2013
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, Bankruptcy Law, 2006-2010, 2012
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Articles
Author, Employee Noncompete Agreements, The Bankruptcy Strategist, November 2014

Books
•Contributing Editor, Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide , LexisNexis
•Contributing Editor, Chapter 11 Theory and Practice: A Guide to Reorganization , LRP Publications

Speeches
•Speaker, The Mix of Bankruptcy and Taxes: A Nuts and Bolts Session to Explore Evolving Bankruptcy Tax Issues and Trends, Institute for Professionals in Taxation's Property Tax Symposium, Tampa, FL, November 11-14, 2012
•Speaker, The Annual Judge Alexander L. Paskay Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice, American Bankruptcy Institute

Associated News & Events
10.20.14 Greenberg Traurig Celebrates National Pro Bono Week, Holds Week Long Schedule of Events
08.20.14 8 Greenberg Traurig Tampa Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
07.18.14 Four Greenberg Traurig Tampa Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Trend Legal Elite
07.17.14 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys In Tampa Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
07.07.14 12 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Trend Legal Elite
07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
05.30.14 Six Greenberg Traurig Tampa Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide (Also at Orlando Office)

 
Reported CasesRepresented Sovereign Bank, as agent for secured bank group in the Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation Chapter 11 case.; Represented numerous purchasers of property in bankruptcy cases and distressed debt.; Represented Anchor Glass Container Corporation, as debtor in possession, in two Chapter 11 reorganization cases - a 2002 equity restructuring that left Cerberus Capital in control of the company, and a 2007 restructuring of half a billion dollars of debt.; Represented senior secured lenders in the Chapter 11 reorganization case of Lykes Bros. Steamship Co., Inc.; Represented not-for-profit hospital system in a Chapter 11 reorganization case that resulted in repayment of all creditors in full, with interest. The above representations were handled by Mr. Soriano prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
 
ISLN903545141
 


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Robert A. Soriano

625 East Twiggs Street, Suite 100
TampaFL 33602




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