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Hon. Scott M. Grossman

Hon. Scott M. Grossman is a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida in Fort Lauderdale, appointed in February 2019. He previously was bankruptcy and restructuring attorney and litigator based in Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Ft. Lauderdale and Miami offices, where he represented distressed companies, debtors, trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, official committees, defendants in insolvency-related litigation, and purchasers of distressed assets. He had worked on bankruptcy cases across various industries, including real estate, hospitality, health care, banking, technology, energy and financial fraud. He also litigated and advised clients on bankruptcy tax issues, Florida’s homestead exemption, and fraudulent transfer and preference claims. While primarily involved in chapter 11 reorganizations, Judge Grossman also represented clients in out-of-court workouts and restructurings, chapter 7 liquidations, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and insolvency-related litigation. Before that, he was a trial attorney in the Attorney General’s Honors Program with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he litigated federal tax controversies in bankruptcy courts and federal district courts. From July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, Judge Grossman served as the president of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida. He received his B.S. in 1996 from the University of Florida and his J.D. in 1999 from George Washington University Law School.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.)
Fort Lauderdale