Salazar Jackson Founding Partner Luis Salazar Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

October 11, 2016 Posted in Firm News

Luis Salazar, founding partner of the Miami-based law firm Salazar Jackson LLP, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 for the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law as well as Litigation - Bankruptcy.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

Mr. Salazar has more than two decades of experience battling for individuals and companies facing crisis. He has tried more than 100 discrete matters in federal and state courts throughout the country on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants, debtors and creditors in a variety of actions. Additionally, he has led the Chapter 11 reorganization efforts of numerous well-known companies in a variety of industrial sectors with combined assets in the billions. He has also successfully conducted out-of-court restructuring, work-outs and financial negotiations. His representation of troubled internet companies during the dot-com era led him to draft and propose The Privacy Policy Enforcement in Bankruptcy Act of 2001, which prohibits bankrupt companies from misusing consumers' private information. The Act is the first law to require the appointment of a Consumer Privacy Ombudsman to protect the privacy rights of consumers.

Mr. Salazar is widely recognized as a leading attorney and has been selected Best of the Bar by the South Florida Business Journal, a Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine and named a Top Lawyer by the South Florida Legal Guide. He has been selected by the Daily Business Review as a Most Effective Lawyer and a Top Dealmaker finalist as well as a Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer by PLC Cross-Border Handbook. An AV-Preeminent rated lawyer, Mr. Salazar was recently named in Chambers USA 2016 among the top Bankruptcy/Restructuring lawyers in Florida.


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