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D. Brett Marks

Partner 
350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
 
Tel:
954.463.2700
Fax:
954.463.2224
 
 

D. Brett Marks is a partner in the Bankruptcy & Reorganization practice. His experience includes representing troubled companies, secured and unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, private equity groups, trustees and creditors' committees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, out-of-court workouts, and litigation matters.
 
Representative Experience
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Bankruptcy counsel for NHL Hockey Franchise in Chapter 11 filing of limited partner.
 
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Bankruptcy counsel for NASDAQ traded company in FDCPA litigation in several jurisdictions.
 
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Bankruptcy counsel for Chicago, Illinois based real estate developer enforcing a $26 million note and mortgage.
 
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National bankruptcy counsel for large casino and resort located in the Bahamas.
 
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National bankruptcy counsel for software developer and licensor.
 
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Bankruptcy litigation counsel for large private equity group sued for fraudulent/preferential transfers in major Chapter 11 filing in Southern District of New York.
 
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Representation of national construction company with $8 million lien claim in large Delaware telecom Chapter 11 case.
 
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Co-Counsel for the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the AT&T Latin America Chapter 11 case involving over $100 million in assets and liabilities.
 
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Counsel for Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the New Florida Properties Chapter 11 case involving a significant real estate development on Miami Beach.
 
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Counsel for Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Restaurant Group, Inc. Chapter 11 case involving the sale of eight Church's Fried Chicken franchises.
 
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Counsel for Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Cardiac Care Management Chapter 11 case involving the sale of seven MRI centers.
 
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Counsel for the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chain Reaction Jewelry, Inc. Chapter 11 case involving the restructuring of 14 jewelry stores located in several different states.
 
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General Counsel for Trustee in the Sentinel Funds, Inc. bankruptcy case involving $20 million in lost investments.
 
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General Counsel for the Trustee in the Southeastern Paper Products, Inc. bankruptcy case involving the liquidation of extensive real estate holdings, equipment and foreign account receivables.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2017, Listed in Florida for Bankruptcy
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2013-2017, Listed in Florida for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2011-2013, Listed for Bankruptcy & Workout
 
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South Florida Legal Guide, Listed as an "Up and Comer"
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, Listed as an "Up and Comer"
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Bankruptcy Seminar, Lecturer, "Effect on IRA's, ERISA Plans, Florida Homestead, and Other Wealth Preservation Techniques," December 2005
 
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Lorman Educational Series, Lecturer, Judgment Enforcement in Florida, 2005
 
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Florida Bar Journal, Co-Author, "Attorneys Fees In Bankruptcy Dischargeability Cases," March 1998
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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South Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member
 
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Dade County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Member
 
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American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
 



D. Brett  Marks

Practice
Bankruptcy & Reorganization
Education
J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law, 1996
B.A., University of Florida, 1991
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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