Geoffrey S. Aaronson

Founding Partner

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Biography

Geoffrey Aaronson is a Partner in the Firm's Miami office. Mr. Aaronson's primary areas of practice include business bankruptcy, Chapter 11 reorganization, workouts, restructuring, bankruptcy litigation and federal commercial litigation. For more than 20 years, Aaronson has represented corporate debtors, institutional lenders, court appointed committees, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, business owners and purchasers and parties in interest in significant commercial reorganization cases and reorganization-related litigation including appeals. In addition to bankruptcy court and federal court representations, Aaronson has represented both debtors and creditors, and debtors and creditors committees' in out-of-court workouts.

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1978
  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
    • B.A.

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate
  • Substantial Debtor and Creditor
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Finance and Investments
  • Litigation/Trial Advocacy/Advocacy
  • Mediation
  • Out of Court Workouts and Compositions

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982
  • Pennsylvania, 1978
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1983
  • New Jersey, 1979

Honors

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer
  • Florida’s Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2006
  • Florida’s Super Lawyer

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Temple Emanu-El of Greater Miami, Board of Directors
  • The Lehrman Community Day School in Miami Beach, Florida, Past Chair