Adam Gilbert has experience handling all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, ranging from shepherding Trustee’s through confirmation in chapter 11 to prosecuting and defending adversary proceedings. He has handled matters in the healthcare, financial services, real estate and construction industries. Prior to joining Underwood Murray, Mr. Gilbert gained extensive experience while serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Raymond B. Ray (Ret.) in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida and as an associate at a national law firm.
Adam has represented both secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, and Trustees in bankruptcy matters, as well as representing Assignees in Assignment for Benefit of Creditor proceedings in Florida. In addition to traditional bankruptcy matters, Adam has extensive litigation experience having been involved in civil rights litigation, including before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, defended officer and shareholder liability actions and assisted with the prosecution of violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933 and 1934. In particular, Adam has familiarity with cases involving allegations of fraud and financial misconduct.
Adam is an active member of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association. Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Federal Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida.
Adam Is a graduate from the University of Florida, where he graduated with honors with degrees in Economics and Political Science. Adam later received his J.D. cum laude from the Emory University School of Law.