Case Studies

Mandel & Mandel, LLP

Mr. Throckmorton, as co-lead counsel, represented a prominent Miami litigation firm in an arbitration proceeding relating to collection of a $13MM contingent fee earned by the client after it successfully obtained and collected a $67MM verdict from TD Bank arising out of the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, P.A. fraud.

Anderson Memorial Hospital

Mr. Rosendorf is bankruptcy counsel to Anderson Memorial Hospital, which has pursued class actions on behalf of property owners whose property has been damaged by asbestos-containing products, including W.R. Grace and U.S. Mineral Products Co. David serves as co-counsel with Dan Speights, Esq., one of the most prominent and successful asbestos property damage class action lawyers in the country.

Robert Angueira, as Panel Bankruptcy Trustee

Robert Angueira is a panel trustee for the Southern District of Florida Bankruptcy Court. He was appointed the Chapter 7 trustee of Leonidas Ortega Trujillo, a debtor subject to a $570 million judgment in favor of the Interamerican Asset Management Fund (the Republic of Ecuador) arising from fraud in connection with the failure of Banco Continental, Ecuador’s fourth largest bank.

City of Coral Gables

Cori Lopez-Castro represents the City of Coral Gables in many of its high profile matters, including in connection with a petition for dissolution filed in Delaware Chancery Court by the tenant of the Biltmore Hotel, a landmark historic hotel owned by the City. On behalf of the City, Cori Lopez-Castro intervened in the Delaware dissolution proceedings to protect the City’s rights under its lease and protect against any inappropriate disposition of the hotel.

International Oil Trading Company, LLC / BTB Refining, LLC / Harry Sargeant

“In mid-2015, a judgment creditor asserting a $38 million claim filed an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding against International Oil Trading Company, LLC, a company owned by Mr. Sargeant which had been a government contractor transporting and supplying fuel to troops during the second Gulf War. The judgment had been the subject of a dispute that had been ongoing for nearly a decade.

Barry Mukamal

Barry Mukamal is a panel trustee for the Southern District of Florida Bankruptcy Court. He was appointed the Chapter 7 Trustee of Donald Kipnis, a construction executive. Prior to bankruptcy, Mr. Kipnis litigated with the IRS for years before losing in Tax Court. Cori Lopez-Castro led the team that prosecuted the adversary proceeding asserting that the Debtor fraudulently transferred a luxury condominium as part of a premarital settlement agreement 11 years prior to his bankruptcy.