Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – November 29, 2011 – Ruden McClosky announces that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida has approved the sale of its assets to the Greenspoon Marder law firm. As approved, the sale will result in combined operations totaling approximately 140 attorneys and 400 staff members located in 10 offices throughout the state.
The transaction positions Greenspoon Marder as one of Florida’s largest full-service law firms and provides Greenspoon Marder with greater access to new Florida markets where Ruden McClosky currently maintains a presence, including Miami, Naples and Port St. Lucie. Additionally, the deal bolsters the Greenspoon Marder brand in Fort Lauderdale, where both firms have enjoyed a longstanding history. Currently, Greenspoon Marder also has offices in Aventura, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Stuart and Orlando.
“Ruden McClosky has a rich history spanning more than five decades of providing exceptional client service,” said
Michael Krul, managing director of Ruden McClosky. “While we will greatly miss the Ruden McClosky brand, we look forward to this next chapter and to continuing to deliver the same level of professionalism for which our firm has always been recognized.”
Approximately 50 Ruden McClosky attorneys will continue their practices under the Greenspoon Marder name, allowing the firm to expand its areas of legal practice to include new and emerging areas of law, such as: corporate securities; healthcare; intellectual property; public finance; international law and international tax.
In approving the sale, the court recognized that the transaction is consistent with the best interests of Ruden McClosky’s creditors and should proceed as anticipated.
About Greenspoon Marder
Greenspoon Marder is a national full-service business law firm with 240 attorneys and 26 locations across the United States. We are ranked amongst
American Lawyer’s Am Law 200, as one of the top law firms in the U.S. since 2015. Since our inception in 1981, our firm has been committed to providing excellent client service through our cross-disciplinary, client-team approach. Our mission is to understand the challenges that our clients face, build collaborative relationships, and craft creative solutions designed and executed with long-term strategic goals in mind. We serve Fortune 500, middle-market public and private companies, start-ups, emerging businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs nationwide.
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