D. Brett Marks

D. Brett Marks


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2013

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
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D. Brett Marks represents troubled companies, secured and unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, private equity groups, trustees, and creditors’ committees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, out-of-court workouts, and litigation matters. Brett also has significance experience representing and counseling officers and directors of insolvent companies, including defense of alleged breach of fiduciary duty claims and other claims of malfeasance.

Brett’s experience extends across a number of diverse sectors, including professional sports, gaming, telecommunications, real estate, finance, and technology. He is recognized by numerous publications for his work, including The Best Lawyers in America and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, among others.

Location

  • 201 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1800
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida State Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Member
  • Dade County Bar Association - Bankruptcy Section, Member
  • South Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association - Member

Akerman LLP
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

215 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

83 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Bankruptcy

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Fort Lauderdale (2023)
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, Fort Lauderdale (2023)
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, Fort Lauderdale (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Awards:

  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, Listed as an "Up and Comer"
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Listed as an "Up and Comer"
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2011-2013, Listed for Bankruptcy & Workout

Publications

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