Chambers USA 2023 has recognized Continental PLLC in the Bankruptcy Litigation (Florida) category along with partners John Arrastia, Jr. and Jesus M. Suarez. The firm was recognized as one of the top ranked with a Band 2 ranking in Bankruptcy Litigation (Florida), citing “A strong litigation firm that handles sophisticated and complex litigation matters. The team has a deep bench with years of experience.”
Mr. Arrastia is ranked in Band 4 in Bankruptcy Litigation (Florida) where he is described as, ”renowned for his ability to handle complex litigation involving allegations of fraud and professional malpractice. He also has substantial experience of advising creditors in insolvency proceedings. One client describes him as, “an experienced, savvy and strategic litigator.”
Mr. Suarez is listed for the third consecutive year in the Bankruptcy Litigation (Florida) as an Up and Coming attorney. Chambers notes Jesus “wins praise for his growing bankruptcy litigation practice. He represents clients in disputes related to Ponzi schemes, and is adept at acting for creditors and trustees. Clients describe him as, “smart, unbelievably well prepared, thoughtful and effective.” and “has a terrific courtroom presence and control of the law.”
Mr. Arrastia is an experienced first chair trial attorney and counselor in disputed business, commercial, and fraud cases. His litigation in federal and state courts and arbitrations have included Fortune 500 companies, fiduciaries, government and quasi-governmental entities, as well as smaller publicly-traded companies, privately-held businesses, and individuals in a variety of industries.
Mr. Suarez is an experienced trial lawyer focusing on matters involving complex legal and financial disputes, including controversies involving bankruptcies, civil and criminal litigation, and related governmental inquiries. Jesus often represents parties in litigation matters arising from business disputes, business reorganizations, liquidations, Ponzi schemes, and other fraudulent and insolvent enterprises. He also counsels clients before various municipal, state and federal governments and agencies.
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Continental PLLC is a law firm that excels at navigating clients through complex legal, political, and business environments in Florida, Washington D.C., and throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The firm has offices in Miami, Tallahassee, and Washington D.C.