SOURCE: Leshaw Law, P.A.

February 04, 2013 10:50 ET

Former Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Florida Business Reorganization & Restructuring Practice Leaving Firm to Open New Law Practice

Jim Leshaw Forms Leshaw Law, P.A.

MIAMI, FL and KEY BISCAYNE, FL--(Marketwire - February 04, 2013) -  Jim Leshaw, a business lawyer who has been helping clients successfully close deals and minimize risks for twenty five years, is leaving Greenberg Traurig to form his own law practice. He was with the firm for more than 23 years and is the long-time head of its Florida Business Reorganization & Restructuring Practice.

Leshaw has handled a wide variety of business matters including: mergers, acquisitions, cross-border insolvency transactions, financings, contract drafting and negotiations, and bet-the-company litigation, to name a few. His clients include domestic and offshore businesses and entrepreneurs to multinational, Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies. 

He is also adept at helping other attorneys resolve disputes for their clients in his role as an experienced mediator and arbitrator. Leshaw is a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator, who is on the Roster of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Florida, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of Delaware. He also is a member of the AAA panel of commercial arbitrators.

Leshaw will focus his new law practice on providing general counsel services for domestic and offshore businesses; bankruptcy, restructurings and workouts; corporate advice and counsel; mergers and acquisitions of healthy and financially distressed businesses; litigation counseling and oversight; and mediation and arbitration.

The firm, to be known as Leshaw Law, P.A., will maintain two offices:

  • Miami -- 1395 Brickell Avenue, Ste. 800, Miami, FL 33131, (305) 477-1758
  • Key Biscayne -- 240 Crandon Blvd., Ste. 248, Key Biscayne, FL 33149, (305) 361-7593

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Leshaw earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Religion from Tufts University and his juris doctorate from New York University School of Law.

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