Ms. Salkin represents individual and business debtors, bankruptcy trustees, lenders, landlords, creditor committees, and both secured and unsecured creditors. Her bankruptcy practice encompasses small debtor cases to complex bankruptcy litigation, involving many different areas of business.
Prior to founding her own law firm, Ms. Salkin practiced with Smathers & Thompson and Kelley, Drye & Warren, handling large bankruptcies including Eastern Airlines, Union Caribe, Air Texas, and trustee representation.
Ms. Salkin was appointed to the panel of United States Bankruptcy Trustees for the Southern District of Florida and has served as a Panel Trustee for the past twenty years. During that time, she gained experience in individual and business cases in the areas of manufacturing, computers, pharmaceuticals, automotive, retail, aviation, healthcare, hotels, storage facilities, shopping centers, recycling plants, gambling cruise lines, and financial industries.
She has substantial experience in bankruptcy litigation matters, including both sides of litigation for preferences, fraudulent transfers, non-dischargeability actions, turnover, and claw-back actions.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1986||06/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|#1 fundraiser for March for Babies||March of Dimes||2015|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|#1 fundraiser for March for Babies||March of Dimes||2014|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 for each of the preceeding 25 years||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Partner||The Salkin Law Firm PA||1993 - Present|
|Partner||Esler,Petrie & Salkin PA||1991 - 1993|
|Attorney||Kelley Drye Warren LLP||1986 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Attorneys||N/A||2004 - Present|
|National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys||N/A||1997 - Present|
|National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees||N/A||1996 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||N/A||1990 - Present|
|Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida||N/A||1987 - Present|
|Bankruptcy Bar Association of Northern District of Florida||N/A||1987 - Present|
|Broward Bar Association||Executive Committee Member||1987 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1986 - Present|
|Broward County Women Lawyers' Association||Secretary||1988 - 1990|
|In Re: Jiangbo Pharmacuticals||payment to creditors|
|In re: Organic Recovery||payment to creditors|
|In re: Dataquick Title||successful administration|
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|UF Law||Recent Bankruptcy Rulings||2012|
|Washington University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Indiana University-Bloomington||Economics/ Speech-debate||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|University of Florida Law School||Recent Bankruptcy Rulings||2012|