Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI) hosted a happy hour networking event on Thursday, March 22nd for members of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida (BBA). The event took place at Royal Pig in downtown Fort Lauderdale.  More than 30 attorneys and other professionals attended.

The BBA is the largest voluntary association of bankruptcy professionals in the Southern District of Florida. The group organizes events to assist lawyers and judges in their work and sponsors initiatives to improve the bankruptcy system.

“This was a great opportunity to be able to network with the area’s top professionals, exchange fresh ideas, and strengthen the practice of bankruptcy law and the restructuring practice,” said Joseph J. Luzinski, Senior Managing Director of DSI.

BBA networking events are held each month throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.  To find out more information on upcoming events, please visit

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Photo IDS: (Left to right)

9949:  Edward O’Sheehan, partner, Shutts & Bowen; Joseph Luzinski, Sr. Managing Director of Development Specialists, Inc.

9952:  Brett Lieberman, attorney at Messana, P.A.; Scott Grossman, shareholder, Greenberg Traurig; Grace Robson, partner, Markowitz RIngel Trusty and Hartog.

9953a:  Jeff Hirsch, attorney, Greenberg Traurig; Thomas Messana, partner, Messana P. A.

9956:  Bill Laystrom, attorney, Doumar Allsworth; John Adair, attorney Doumar Allsworth; Yale Bogen, Managing Director of Development Specialists, Inc.; Nick Jovanovich, attorney, Berger Singerman.

9957a:  David Cimo, shareholder, Cimo Mazer Mark Law Group; Arthur Neiwirth, partner, Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

9959:  Kenneth Robinson, shareholder, Rice Pugatch Robinson Storfer & Cohen; Brian Gart, partner, Akerman; Chris Broussard, attorney,  Messana P.A.

9960a:  Marilee Mark, shareholder, Cimo Mazer Mark Law Group; Daniel Stermer, Managing Director of Development Specialists, Inc.

9971:  Alexandra Youngman, associate at Development Specialists, Inc.; Susan Tai, associate at Yip Associates.

9973:  Christina Paradowski, attorney, Tripp Scott, P.A.;  Joseph Luzinski, Sr. Managing Director of Development Specialists, Inc.

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About Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI):  DSI is a leading provider of management consulting and financial advisory services, including turnaround consulting, fiduciary roles, financial restructure, litigation support, wind-down oversight and forensic accounting services. Clients include business owners, corporate boards of directors, financial services institutions, secured lenders, bondholders, unsecured creditors and creditor committees. For more than 30 years, DSI has been guided by a single objective: Maximizing value for all stakeholders. With its highly skilled and diverse team of professionals, offices throughout the United States and in Europe, and an unparalleled range of experience, DSI not only achieves that objective, but has also built a solid reputation as an industry leader. For more log on to