Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel today announced that Nicolette Vilmos, partner in the Orlando office, has been named chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors? Rights Practice Group, effective Jan. 1.
?Vilmos has been a key member of the Bankruptcy and Creditors? Rights Practice Group since joining the firm,? said C. David Brown, II, chairman of the firm. ?This is well-deserved, and we?re looking forward to the group?s growth with Vilmos at the helm.?
The Bankruptcy and Creditors? Rights Practice Group has participated in some of the most sophisticated workouts and bankruptcies in the country through the representation of a wide variety of creditors, and it continues to be at the forefront of the latest developments in this complex area of law. Vilmos replaces partner Roy Kobert as head of the Practice Group.
?It truly is an honor to be named chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors? Rights Practice Group,? said Vilmos. ?I?m looking forward to leading the group as we seek to grow and expand firm wide.?
With extensive experience representing clients in the state and federal appellate court systems, Vilmos focuses her bankruptcy and creditors? rights practice on representing creditors, trustees, assignees, receivers and creditors? committees. A partner since 2011, Vilmos also is a member of the Intellectual Property, Commercial Litigation, Appellate and Special Assets Practice Groups.
Vilmos is an AV Preeminent?-rated attorney. She earned her bachelor?s and juris doctor from Stetson University and is actively involved in a wide variety of professional and community organizations, including the American Intellectual Property Law Association, International Women?s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, American Bankruptcy Institute, Central Florida Inns of Court and the American Bar Association. She also serves on the board for the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association.
Broad and Cassel established its Orlando office in 1975, and it has become the largest office in the firm. The firm?s Orlando attorneys focus their practices primarily in the following areas of law: Affordable Housing and Tax Credit, Bankruptcy and Creditors? Rights, Commercial Litigation, Corporate and Securities, Eminent Domain, Estate Planning, Government Relations, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment Law, Land Use and Environmental Law, Real Estate and Public Finance and Capital Projects. Broad and Cassel, founded on Jan. 1, 1946, has more than 160 lawyers and 200 support personnel located in nine offices throughout the state of Florida. The firm has extensive experience in a wide variety of corporate practice areas and industries. For more information, please visit us online at www.broadandcassel.com.
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