Bilzin Sumberg announced that Real Estate and Business Finance & Restructuring Partner Mindy A. Mora was named a 2016 Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, a distinction reserved for the top commercial finance attorneys in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Mora is one of just nine nominees being honored and recognized this year. As a Partner at Bilzin Sumberg, Mora concentrates her practice on real estate finance, business finance, debt restructurings, creditors rights’ and commercial finance. She has represented numerous asset-based and mezzanine lenders and borrowers in complex commercial finance and real estate finance transactions, as well as sizeable high-visibility business entities, creditors committees, lenders and other parties in numerous Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.
In addition to maintaining a robust practice, Mora regularly volunteers her time and professional resources in an effort to improve Florida’s commercial laws, and has been active in their development. Mindy chaired The Florida Bar Business Law Section 2016 study group on revisions to Florida’s mortgage foreclosure laws and The Florida Bar Task Force that sponsored the 2007 revisions of the Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors statute, as well as co-sponsored Florida’s adoption of various revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code. In 2011-2012, Mora served as Chair of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar, which represents the interests of over 5,000 business lawyers in the state of Florida. Mora has served on the Executive Board of the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys since 1993.
In 2014, Mindy was also named a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. She frequently lectures and publishes articles on insolvency, restructuring and commercial finance. Mora has received the highest ranking in Restructuring & Bankruptcy from esteemed legal publication Chambers USA, in which she has been consistently ranked top tier since 2004. She has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, South Florida Legal Guide, Daily Business Review, Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, Florida Trends Legal Elite and Florida Super Lawyers.
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