Florida Supreme Court retention race unusually stressful, costly this election

By JANE MUSGRAVE -- Palm Beach Post Staff Writer In a typical election year, Florida Supreme Court justices put $500 in their campaign accounts and after the votes are counted, they withdraw the money and settle in for another six years. This year, Justices R. Fred Lewis, Barbara Pariente and Peggy Quince each have about $330,000 in their campaign war chests. They are touring the state, talking to business groups, visiting newspaper editorial boards, making robo-calls to voters and hoping they survive http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/florida-supreme-court-retention-race-unusually-str/nSb9t/ … [Read more...]

Schatzman named to Miami President’s Council

Robert Schatzman

Robert “Bobby” A. Schatzman, attorney in the Miami office of GrayRobinson, P.A., has been selected to join the University of Miami President’s Council, a group of alumni who serve as ambassadors for the university and provide their assistance through various leadership contributions and resource support. Schatzman has concentrated his practice primarily on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, as well as banking and finance for over 35 years. His experience includes litigating and defending Chapter 5 and Chapter 11 causes of action, representing creditors and debtors’ committees and sophisticated out-of-court workouts. In addition, he serves as a mediator on the Bankruptcy Court panel of Mediation in Delaware. Schatzman was the recipient of the Presidents’ Cup Award provided by the Commercial Law League of America. He also holds membership to a number of professional … [Read more...]