Jeffrey N. Schatzman is a native of Miami, Florida. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Florida in 1986 and his J.D. degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 1989.
Mr. Schatzman is a member of The Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts as well as the Federal
|District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.|
Mr. Schatzman concentrates his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy, representing both creditors and debtors; Commercial Collections; Commercial Litigation; and Commercial Transactions.
He has been a member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, the American Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America.
Mr. Schatzman has achieved an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, a 10.0 rating by AVVO, has been selected by his peers as one of Florida Trend Magazine's "Legal Elite" Top Attorneys in Florida and has been recognized as one of South Florida's Top Rated Lawyers by ALM (Law.com).
On April 13, 2013, Mr. Schatzman was elected Pesident of the Commercial Law League of America. He has been passionately involved with the Commercial Law League of America since 1991 and has held numerous positions within the League during that time, which include:
CLLA Board of Governors:
President (2013 - 2014)
President-Elect (2012 - 2013)
Attorney Member (2009 - 2012)
Young Members' Section Representative (2002 - 2003)
Executive Council (2003 - Present)
Committee Chair/Co-Chair: Education, Membership/Marketing, Website
Committee Member: Legislative (Technical Amendments to BAPCPA, Critical Bankruptcy Issues)
Young Members' Section:
Chair (2001 - 2002), Chair-Elect (2000 - 2001), Treasurer (1999 - 2000), Secretary (1998 - 1999), Executive Council (Several terms from 1991 - 1998)
Committee Chair: Education, Newsletter, Mentor Program, Theater Party/Special Events
Chair (2010 - 2011), Chair Elect (2009 - 2010), Secretary (2008 - 2009), Executive Council (Several terms from 1991 - 2008).
He is also member of the CLLA's Creditors Rights Section and frequently lectures on the topics of bankruptcy and creditors' rights.
Mr. Schatzman is in charge of the firm's collection and bankruptcy practices.