Elizabeth A. Green

Partner

Orlando
T 407.649.4036  |  F 407.841.0168

"Elizabeth Green...is known as an 'exceptional' bankruptcy attorney. 'She has a practical business sense and she's an effective advocate.'"

— Chambers USA 2014

Elizabeth Green practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights and has represented corporate debtors and secured creditors, unsecured creditors, committees, bondholders and trustees in bankruptcy cases of corporate and individual debtors. Elizabeth also has experience with out-of-court workouts, assignments for the benefit of creditors and in the representation of receivers.

Elizabeth is a member of the Firmwide Policy Committee, the Firm's governing body. She was recently inducted as a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, and is teaching Advanced Bankruptcy in the spring of 2014.

Select Experience

  • Counsel to ATLC, LTD. Largest unsecured creditor, In Re Eastman Kodak Company, pending in the Southern District of New York.
  • Debtor's Counsel in the chapter 11 case of Orange County Environmental LLC.
  • Lead counsel in the chapter 11 cases of Island One Resorts, Inc., et al.: Successfully confirmed the reorganization plan for time share developer debtors with more than $200 million in debt.
  • Lead counsel in the Chapter 11 cases of Tempus Resorts International LTD., et al.: Successfully confirmed the reorganization plan for time share developer debtors with more than $200 million in debt.
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Experience

  • Counsel to ATLC, LTD. Largest unsecured creditor, In Re Eastman Kodak Company, pending in the Southern District of New York.
  • Debtor's Counsel in the chapter 11 case of Orange County Environmental LLC.
  • Lead counsel in the chapter 11 cases of Island One Resorts, Inc., et al.: Successfully confirmed the reorganization plan for time share developer debtors with mroe than $200 million in debt.
  • Lead counsel in the Chapter 11 cases of Tempus Resorts International LTD., et al.: Successfully confirmed the reorganization plan for time share developer debtors with more than $200 million in debt.
  • Currently represents timeshare developer with 39 timeshare resorts across the country.
  • Debtor's attorney in the successful restructuring and reorganization of Legacy Healthcare, LLC's three nursing homes and its related entities in the Western District of New York.
  • Debtor's attorney in the case of Ace Electric LLC, an after market auto parts supplier located in Columbus, Kansas. There was a significant dividend paid to unsecured creditors and bondholders.
  • Debtor's attorney for Church Mortgage and Loan Corporation, Inc., a church bond company.
  • Debtor's attorney for Clarklift of Orlando, Inc., related to its dealerships across Florida.
  • Successfully represented the receiver excused from turnover in the Chapter 11 case of Big Oaks Buick, Inc.
  • Extensive experience in both business and residential condominium reorganization cases including Studio Parc, LLC, Cornerstone Orlando, LLC and The Plaza, LLC.
  • Extensive experience in hotel reorganizations, including Orlando Hyatt, Hotel Royal Plaza and The Resort at Lake Eve.
  • Extensive experience as Debtor's attorney in the manufacturing cases of: Tube Tec, Inc. (steel); Designer's Choice Cabinetry, Inc. (nationwide manufacturer of cabinets) and Ideal Aluminum Products, LLC (Aluminum Fencing Manufacturer).
  • Debtor's attorney for AP Military Group, Inc., a $60 million/year produce broker adversely affected by e-coli spinach outbreak.
  • Representation of Pringle Holdings, LLC, and affiliates, the second largest developer of retirement housing in Florida.
  • Debtor's attorney for F.F. Station, LLC d/b/a Church Street Station, a five acre entertainment complex in downtown Orlando, Florida.
  • Successfully defended a Motion to Appoint a Receiver for Church Street Station, LLC, and related entities.

Recognitions

  • Green, Elizabeth AChambers USA: Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Florida (2012 to 2014)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2006 to present)
    Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC
    • Orlando: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Florida "Super Lawyer" (2007 to 2014)
  • Florida Trend "Legal Elite" (2006 to present)
  • Orlando Magazine "Top Lawyers" (2006 to present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent

Memberships

  • American College of Bankruptcy: Fellow 
  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Director (2008 to present)
    • Former President
    • Annual Seminar: former Chair (2009 to 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Southeast Advisory Board Member
    • Paskay Seminar: Advisory Board Member
  • The Florida Bar
    • Business Law Section
    • 2013 amendments to Assignment for Benefit of Creditors Statute: Ad-Hoc Committee Co-Chair

Community

  • Central Florida Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program (C.A.R.E.) (for high school and college students)
    • Founder
    • Co-Chair

Services

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1986
  • Florida, 1986

Education

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1986, with honors, top 5% of class, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., New College of Florida, 1984