Four Meland Russin & Budwick Attorneys, and Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Listed in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

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Four Meland Russin & Budwick Attorneys, and Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Listed in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

The 2016 Chambers USA Guide includes four Florida attorneys from law firm Meland Russin & Budwick and also ranks the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice.

Posted in Annoucements, Daniel N. Gonzalez - In the news, Michael S. Budwick - In the News, Peter D. Russin - In the news, Solomon B. Gene - In the News

Petters Ponzi Trustee Sets $160 Million Liquidation

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Miami attorneys from Meland Russin & Budwick helped craft a more than $160 million liquidation plan to repay victims of one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News, Peter D. Russin - In the news, Solomon B. Gene - In the News

BMO Harris To Pay $16M To End Petters Ponzi Row

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BMO Harris Bank NA agreed Thursday to pay $16 million to settle an adversary suit launched by the trustee for two bankrupt Florida investment firms, which alleged a BMO unit helped convicted Ponzi scammer Thomas Petters bilk investors out of $3.7 billion.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News, Solomon B. Gene - In the News, Zachary N. James - In the News

Law grad duo fights financial fraud on ‘American Greed’

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Meland Russin & Budwick’s Mark S. Meland, Michael S. Budwick, and Daniel N. Gonzalez were featured Thursday on CNBC’s American Greed for their work on behalf of the bankruptcy trustee in the high-profile case of Claudio Osorio and his former company, InnoVida Holdings. Osorio, once at the pinnacle of Miami’s elite business and social scene, famously fell from grace after scamming tens of millions of dollars from investors.

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Meland Russin & Budwick Attorneys Featured On CNBC’s American Greed Episode About Ponzi Schemer Claudio Osorio

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Meland Russin & Budwick’s Mark S. Meland, Michael S. Budwick, and Daniel N. Gonzalez were featured Thursday on CNBC’s American Greed for their work on behalf of the bankruptcy trustee in the high-profile case of Claudio Osorio and his former company, InnoVida Holdings. Osorio, once at the pinnacle of Miami’s elite business and social scene, famously fell from grace after scamming tens of millions of dollars from investors.

Posted in Daniel N. Gonzalez - In the news, In the News, Mark S. Meland - In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News

GE Capital and Petters-related fund in legal battle

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A billion-dollar legal battle is brewing in Florida over who knew what and when about the decade-long Ponzi scheme operated by former Wayzata businessman Tom Petters.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News

Fulbright Can’t Shake Malpractice Suit Over Petters Scheme

A Florida bankruptcy judge refused Monday to dismiss a $748 million lawsuit accusing Fullbright & Jaworski LLP of failing to properly advise funds involved in Tom Petters’ $3.6 billion Ponzi scheme

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News, Peter D. Russin - In the news, Solomon B. Gene - In the News

Another fraud, another missing diamond ring

Miami Beach businesswoman and philanthropist Amarilis Osorio, who received immunity from prosecution in her husband’s fraud, allegedly lost a $50,000 diamond ring days before she and her spouse filed for bankruptcy in 2011.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News

Major law firm loses bid to dismiss $718M Ponzi lawsuit for Palm Beach Finance

A Palm Beach County bankruptcy judge has green-lighted a massive Ponzi scheme lawsuit against one of the biggest law firms in the United States – Fulbright & Jaworski.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News

Palm Beach Finance can pursue $1B Ponzi claim vs. GE Capital

Palm Beach Finance, which lost a billion dollars in the Tom Petters financial fraud, is cleared to pursue its lawsuit against General Electric Capital Corp.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News