CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankruptcy and creditors rights attorney, John D. Eaton, has joined Rasco Klock Reininger Perez Esquenazi Vigil and Nieto's Bankruptcy Team.
"I am very happy to join the bankruptcy team of Rasco Klock Reininger Perez Esquenazi Vigil and Nieto, and particularly, to once again practice law with my former partners, including my friend and mentor, Jack Shawde," said John D. Eaton. "The attorneys on this team have strong representative experience in the field of Bankruptcy. The boutique feel of the firm makes it easier to connect with clients on a more personal level," he added. "I look forward to developing the firm's existing practice, and expanding its reach with the opening of our office in Broward County."
Eaton's practice is focused on matters regarding creditors rights, and specifically includes representation of creditors, trustees, debtors-in-possession, and other parties-in-interest, all aspects of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases and adversary proceedings, with a particular emphasis on bankruptcy related litigation and contested matters.
He also has substantial experience in commercial litigation, in both state and federal courts. During the course of his career, he has been primary bankruptcy counsel or has had significant involvement in many complex Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, which can be seen by visiting the firm's website at www.rascoklock.com.
"We are very happy to have John on board," said Ramon Rasco, founding managing partner of the firm. "He is a strong addition to our Bankruptcy team. We believe that clients want excellent service and the personalized attention that we believe that John and our existing team members can provide."
"Here at Rasco Klock Reininger Perez Esquenazi Vigil and Nieto, we strive to provide our clients with the best service available and that includes bringing in attorneys who are the best in their particular fields," said Joseph Klock, Jr. partner of the firm. "We know John and the skill sets that he has will enhance our already strong Bankruptcy team.
In particular, John has represented both plaintiffs and defendants with respect to breach of fiduciary duty and other claims against Directors and Officers. As a result of these representations, he also has extensive experience in addressing issues involving Director and Officer insurance policies, including how they are treated and/or impacted in bankruptcy cases.
Mr. Eaton's accomplishments have been recognized by Florida Trend Magazine's "Legal Elite" (2007 – 2009); The Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, (Since 2008); "Florida's Super Lawyers" (Since 2006); and the Legal 500 United States, 2009 Edition, in Finance – Bankruptcy – Southeast. He also enjoys an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Eaton received his B.S. degree, cum laude, from The Florida State University and his J.D., With Honors, University of Florida.
About The Firm
Founded in 1985, Rasco Klock Reininger Perez Esquenazi Vigil & Nieto has become one of South Florida's premier law firms with 18 attorneys and 30 staff members, servicing the needs of domestic and international clients. The firm is minority owned and operated and has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to community and pro bono service. The firm represents public and private companies, government entities, and high net-worth individuals in a wide range of practice areas, which include: real estate, international business, litigation, corporate formation and governance, aviation law, financial institutions, trust and estate planning and administration, arts and entertainment, and government/environmental land use practices. For more information on the Firm, call 305-476-7100 or visit www.rascoklock.com
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