Our Receivership attorneys represent receivers and claimants in all types of receivership proceedings, including equity and lender foreclosures; regulatory and criminal matters; and receivers appointed by the court.

Our Receivership team’s broad experience and reputation for honesty, integrity and fair dealing make Gunster a leader in consistently high-quality legal counsel. The collective experience of Gunster’s Receivership lawyers spans nearly 100 years of practice. Our Receivership attorneys understand that the powers and duties of a receiver are directed by state and federal courts, and that receivers are afforded broad discretion in carrying out their duties. Gunster is known for providing the requisite legal knowledge and practical management experience required to effectively serve as a receiver in a variety of scenarios, including:

  • Court-appointed receiverships
  • Securities fraud and bankruptcy matters where the receiver’s goal is to identify and recover funds/assets for victims and, where appropriate, effectively use claw backs
  • Preservation or sale of real, personal or intangible property both in and out of foreclosure
  • Control disputes between owners and among stakeholders
  • Receiverships of commercial entities designed to warrant high-value realization for creditors

Gunster Receivership attorneys represent owners, claimants and receivers throughout Florida. As one of the oldest and best-regarded law firms in Florida with offices throughout the state, Gunster has the resources to handle receivership appointments of any size. Our attorneys advise organizations, partnerships, investors and the like on the appointment of a receiver as a possible solution when disputes among divergent parties present potential harm to the business. Our Receivership lawyers also work with lenders and other financial institutions on the appointment of a receiver when collateral is at risk. Gunster attorneys are likewise called upon to counsel receivers appointed during such disputes.

Gunster attorneys have worked with the top forensic computer consultants and accountants throughout the state. As a result of the firm’s extensive network of relationships, our legal team stands ready and well-equipped to counsel receivers or claimants when and where needed.


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