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 the representation of receivers.

Elizabeth is the leader of the firm's national Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights team and a member of the Policy Committee, our governing body. She has been inducted as a fellow in the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy and is also an adjunct professor at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where she teaches Advanced Bankruptcy.

Select Experience

  • Counsels Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC.
  • Represented, as lead counsel, American Eagle Energy Corporation in a bankruptcy case filed in the District of Colorado.
  • Served as debtor's counsel to Behavioral Support Services, Inc., an outpatient care facility in Altamonte Springs, Florida. 
  • Represents the official creditors committee in the Bitcoin case of In Re Hashfast Technologies, LLC, in the Northern District of California.
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Experience

  • Counsels Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC.
  • Represented, as lead counsel, American Eagle Energy Corporation in a bankruptcy case filed in the District of Colorado.
  • Served as debtor's counsel to Behavioral Support Services, Inc., an outpatient care facility in Altamonte Springs, Florida. 
  • Represents the official creditors committee in the Bitcoin case of In Re Hashfast Technologies, LLC, in the Northern District of California.
  • Served as the official unsecured creditors committee counsel in the case of In Re Element LLC. Successfully negotiated with the buyer for more than 50 percent return for unsecured creditors in the bankruptcy case of a publishing company.
  • Represents Bayou Shores SNF LLC as debtor’s counsel in Chapter 11 case in the Middle District of Florida. Obtained a ruling finding that the Medicaid and Medicare provider agreements were not terminated, and enjoined their termination.
  • Advised proposed CRO in HMO cases of In Re Universal Healthcare of Texas and Nevada.
  • Served as official bankruptcy court-appointed mediator in more than 100 fraudulent transfer and D&O cases in the case of In Re E Brands, LLC.
  • Counsel to ATLC, LTD, largest unsecured creditor, in the case of In Re Eastman Kodak Company, pending in the Southern District of New York.
  • Served as debtor's counsel in Chapter 11 case of Orange County Environmental LLC.
  • Served as lead counsel in Chapter 11 cases of Island One Resorts, Inc., et al. Successfully confirmed the reorganization plan for timeshare developer debtors with more than $200 million in debt.
  • Served as lead counsel in the Chapter 11 cases of Tempus Resorts International LTD., et al. Successfully confirmed the reorganization plan for timeshare developer debtors with more than $200 million in debt.
  • Served as out-of-court restructuring counsel to Westgate Resorts, a timeshare developer with 39 timeshare resorts across the country.
  • Served as 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.
  • Served as debtor's attorney in the case of Ace Electric LLC, an aftermarket auto parts supplier located in Columbus, Kansas. There was a significant dividend paid to unsecured creditors and bondholders.
  • Served as debtor's attorney for Church Mortgage and Loan Corporation, Inc., a church bond company.
  • Served as 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.
  • Handled both business and residential condominium reorganization cases including Studio Parc, LLC; Cornerstone Orlando, LLC; and The Plaza, LLC.
  • Handled hotel reorganizations including Orlando Hyatt, Hotel Royal Plaza and The Resort at Lake Eve.
  • Served 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).
  • Served as debtor's attorney for AP Military Group, Inc., a produce broker adversely affected by an E. coli spinach outbreak.
  • Represents Pringle Holdings, LLC, and affiliates, the second-largest developer of retirement housing in Florida.
  • Serves as debtor's attorney for F.F. Station, LLC d/b/a Church Street Station, a 5-acre entertainment complex in downtown Orlando, Florida.

Recognitions

  • American College of Bankruptcy: Fellow
  • Chambers USA: Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Florida (2012 to 2016)
    • Band 1 (2015 to 2016)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2006 to 2017)
    • Orlando: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
      • Best Lawyers® 2016 "Lawyer of the Year"
      • Best Lawyers® 2012 "Lawyer of the Year"
    • Orlando: Litigation – Bankruptcy
      • Best Lawyers® 2015 "Lawyer of the Year"
      • Best Lawyers® 2017 "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Florida "Super Lawyer" (2007 to 2016)
  • Florida Trend "Legal Elite" (2006 to present)
  • Orlando Magazine "Top Lawyers" (2006 to present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent

Memberships

  • Fishburne Hudgens Educational Foundation, Inc.: Board of Directors
  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Board of Directors (2007 to present)
    • Past President
  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association Annual Seminar: Chair (2009 to present)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast: Advisory Board
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Paskay Seminar: Advisory Board
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law: Adjunct Professor

Services

Industries

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986
  • Florida

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