Five attorneys at the law firm of Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty & Hartog, P.A., were selected by their peers as 2016 Best Lawyers in America – bankruptcy attorney and managing shareholder Jerry M. Markowitz; real estate attorney and shareholder Thomas Ringel; probate, guardianship and elder care attorney and shareholder Candis Trusty; bankruptcy attorney and shareholder Ross R. Hartog; and bankruptcy attorney and partner Grace E. Robson.
Founding shareholder Jerry M. Markowitz is one of South Florida’s leading business and bankruptcy reorganization law practitioners and mediators. He is ranked in Chambers USA, and he was named to the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers list and to the Top 100 Miami Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers Magazine. He is also a 2015 Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite, a 2015 Top Lawyer in South Florida in the South Florida Legal Guide. In May 2015, he received Lifestyle Media Group’s Leaders in Law Award in the bankruptcy law category. Markowitz was also appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute for a three-year term in April 2015.
Founding shareholder Thomas Ringel is one of Miami’s foremost real estate attorneys, having performed countless residential and commercial real estate closings in South Florida for more than 36 years. He is a 2015 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide and in Florida Trend Magazine’s 2014 Legal Elite.
Shareholder Candis Trusty focuses her practice on elder care, guardianship and complex commercial litigation. Trusty is a 2015 Super Lawyer, a 2015 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide and has been named in Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite. In May 2012, she received the Pro Bono Volunteer Award from the South Miami Kendall Bar Association.
Shareholder Ross R. Hartog concentrates on the representation of trustees, creditors, and debtors in cases proceeding under chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, as well as receivers and assignees for the benefit of creditors. He is a Chapter 7 and 11 Bankruptcy Trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. Hartog is a 2015 Florida Super Lawyer, a 2015 Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, a 2015 Top Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide and he was a finalist in Lifestyle Media Group’s Leaders in Law 2015 Award in the bankruptcy law category.
Partner Grace E. Robson, vice chair of the Pro Bono Services Subcommittee of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, is a member of the firm’s bankruptcy practice and certified in business bankruptcy law by The American Board of Certification. She frequently serves as a mentor to students of the Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic and has conducted monthly pro se bankruptcy clinics in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Robson is a 2015 Super Lawyer, a 2015 Top Lawyer in South Florida Legal Guide and a 2015 Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite.
With offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty & Hartog, P.A., concentrates on the representation of businesses, institutions, fiduciaries, and individuals across four practice groups which include Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Complex Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Business and Real Estate Transactions; and Probate, Guardianship, Estate Planning, and Elder Law. Dedication to clients and service to the community are the principles upon which Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty & Hartog, P.A., was founded more than 34 years ago, and upon which it still operates today. For more information, please visit www.mrthlaw.com.