Litigation and Restructuring Lawyers

Jacqueline Calderín

Jacqueline Calderín

Founding Partner

We are focusing on competitive advantage of companies that able to create value through growth.

Robert P. Charbonneau

Robert P. Charbonneau

Founding Partner

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Representation of BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. in a Chapter 11 protection matter Representation of an ad hoc committee of construction lien claimants in the Fontainebleau Las Vegas bankruptcy case. Successfully argued for priming liens in excess of $300 million over the priority of nearly $1 billion in existing bank debt before the Nevada Supreme Court and the two federal…

Christopher B. Spuches

Christopher B. Spuches

Founding Partner

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Lead trial counsel for industry-leading medical software company in multi-week federal jury trial resulting in $19.5 million unanimous verdict against competitor.  Lead trial counsel in $1 million contract dispute resulting in successful bench trial verdict. Co-trial counsel in connection with $3.5 million partnership dispute resulting in successful bench trial verdict. Representation of $50 million private equity fund in…

Vanessa M. Bertran

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Represented private investor in constitutional challenge regarding amendments to the Florida Condominium Act. Represented clients in the sale, purchase, and refinance of commercial and residential properties. Represented distressed investors and opportunity funds in acquiring note and title to properties. Represented clients in restructuring real estate loan agreements. Represented clients in administrating their estates. Represented major lending institutions in…

Jesse Cloyd

Jesse Cloyd

ATTORNEY

PUBLICATIONS A Warning to Serial Bankruptcy Filers and a New Remedy for Creditors, Daily Business Review, August 1, 2018. Are Bankruptcy Courts Loosening Standards for Student Loan Discharge?, ABI Committee Newsletter, Commercial Fraud, January 2019. REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Represented Florida Gaming Corp., former owner of Miami Jai-Alai, in its chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Through the bankruptcy, Florida Gaming sold its assets for…

Nicole Grimal Helmstetter

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Served as counsel for a Behavioral Analysis Center in a small business chapter 11 reorganization Representation of real estate based secured creditors and lenders in BK Court Representation of BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. in a chapter 11 protection matter Representation of national clinical research organization in its chapter 11 filing Counsel to several private school debtors in successful chapter…

Jason A. Martorella

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019 Top 20 Jury Verdicts 2019:  Florida Daily Business Review’s 2019 Litigation Department of the Year | Intellectual Property Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020 Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2020 REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Represented liquidating trustee in $2.75 million…

Tamara Van Heel

Tamara Van Heel

ATTORNEY

Prior to joining Agentis, Ms. Van Heel worked in a large international law firm representing institutional creditors and bondholders, debtors in possession, creditor committees, equity security holders, and purchasers of distressed assets in complex corporate Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in New York, Delaware, and New Jersey, and in cross-border Chapter 15 proceedings. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Active Member, Bankruptcy…

Soraya Acosta

Soraya Acosta

Firm Administrator
Melani Mora Arriaga

Melani Mora Arriaga

Administrative Assistant
Sarah Balasquide

Sarah Balasquide

Litigation Legal Assistant

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