Akerman Attorney Tapped For Rothstein Ch. 11 Liquidation

Law360, Miami (July 31, 2013, 8:30 PM EDT) -- The head of Florida-based Akerman Senterfitt LLP's bankruptcy and reorganization practice group has been tapped as the trustee to oversee the liquidation of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm, which is nearing the end of a contentious Chapter 11 proceeding.

Michael I. Goldberg, the chair of Akerman's reorganization practice group and an expert on Ponzi schemes, has been appointed the liquidating trustee for the wind-down of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA, according to documents filed earlier this month in the case. Goldberg has been involved throughout...
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