MIAMI – A South
Florida attorney with more than 25 years of experience has merged her
bankruptcy and corporate practice with Pardo Gainsburg PL, a
real-estate and construction law firm.
According to a
Linda Worton Jackson is teaming up with Pardo Gainsburg as a name
partner. The firm’s new name will be Pardo Jackson Gainsburg PL. In
her new role, Jackson will be the chairperson of the corporate and
financial services and bankruptcy departments at the firm.
the firm's real-estate chair, told the Florida Record that Jackson, who started her career as
a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig and later founded her own law
firm, is a well-respected attorney.
“Linda is an
attractive addition to the firm because her legal expertise,
established clientele, personal temperament and shared principles
that align and complement those of the other attorneys here,” he
said. “We have known Linda for many years and have worked together
on legal matters. We have always had tremendous respect for her
chair of the firm's construction
and corporate-hospitality practices,
worked with Jackson at Greenberg Traurig, according to the news
maintained the work ethic, determination and client service they
mastered at GT and continue to bring those qualities to their
practices every day,” Jeffrey Pardo said.
Pardo, South Florida is a unique environment. In business and
real-estate, development and construction, the region tends to experience more highs and lows in the economic cycles. He said Jackson’s
experience in in bankruptcy and corporate restructuring is legal
expertise that seems more and more necessary in unsettled economic
“We are a
growing firm, and Linda’s practice will enhance any other practice
we might consider,” he said.
Pardo said the
combination of bankruptcy, corporate, real estate and hospitality
will put Pardo Jackson in a position to help its clients.
While Jackson has
specialized in bankruptcy and corporate law, Pardo noted that she
also has a broad range in her practice.
“She works with
debtors and creditors, both in and out of court, to resolve their
issues, and assists business clients with everything from formation
to acquisitions, sales, mergers, and finance,” he said. “She also
has a strong specialty in fraud cases, having assisted creditors and
investors in such well-known cases as Jay Peak, Nevin Shapiro, and
Innovida. She appeared on CNBC's 'American Greed' as an expert on
fraud issues and Ponzi schemes.”
And, as part of
her corporate practice, she works with startups and nonprofits,
serving as the attorney-in-residence at the Center for Social Change,
according to her online profile.
“She expects to
bring to the firm, and work with the other attorneys on cases that
cross over into the real estate, development, construction, and other
areas in which the firm practices,” Pardo said. “We are a
collaborative firm, so we work together as a team and cross
specialize where it makes sense.”
Jackson is rated
as AV Preeminent and has received numerous awards, including
recognition as a Florida Super Lawyer and a leader in her field by
Chambers USA for her work in the areas of corporate law and
Jackson also has
such as being named a Top
Lawyer in the South Florida Legal Guide for bankruptcy from 2014-2017
and being listed in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014 and 2016.