Adam D. Marshall Founder / Member
Adam D. Marshall is a founding member of Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. and is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Ohio. Mr. Marshall is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell, a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He focuses his practice on matters dealing with corporations, with an emphasis on corporate law and transactions, restructuring, bankruptcy, and M&A. Adam has represented debtors, creditors, corporations, lenders, funds, and buyers and sellers of assets in numerous industries, including, retail, food service, real estate, technology, healthcare, automotive, energy, and financial services. He also advises large and small companies on all their business and transactional needs. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Marshall was a partner at two national law firms, working in the restructuring and distressed M&A practice areas. He also has spent time in his career at major international law firms such as White & Case and Greenberg Traurig.
Mr. Marshall received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University, and his undergraduate degree from Colgate University. Mr. Marshall has been selected as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend in 2013 and 2016, and selected as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2009. He has practiced law since 1999 and has lived in Florida since 2001. He is married and has two children. Outside of the law, he currently serves as the Board Chair on the North Broward Preparatory School Board of Trustees and serves as a Board of Director at the YMCA of South Palm Beach County.
Case Western Reserve University J.D.
Colgate University B.A
State of Florida
State of Ohio
United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Florida
United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Middle District of Florida
United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Ohio
Florida Trend Legal Elite, 2013 and 2016
Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2009
AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale Hubbell
Independence Bank. Counsel to bank as secured creditor in Chapter 11 case In re: Tramcon, Inc. in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Represented national manufacturer and distributor of industrial products in sale of the company to a strategic purchaser.
Negotiated and closed on behalf of client the sale of their national construction company to a private equity fund.
Casa Casuarina. Counsel to debtor that owned the former Versace mansion. Represented the entity in the section 363 sale that resulted in the purchase price of over $42 million.
Pacific Gas & Electric Chapter 11. Represented creditors with over $1 billion in claims in the chapter 11 case of PG&E during the California energy “crisis” of 2001.
MTN Capital Partners LLC. Represented private equity fund in proposed acquisition of restaurant assets from chapter 11 estates.
Forum Health. Represented hospital system with over $300 million in debt in its chapter 11 proceedings.
Harris Food Group, Inc. Counsel to company that develops and distributes lifestyle food products in it's restructuring and capital raise.
BankUnited. Represented bank in loan transaction with prominent South Florida private school.
BelAire at Boca LLC. Counsel to court-appointed receiver for Belaire at Boca LLC, a condominium conversion project in Boca Raton with $90+ million in secured debt.
Tutor Time, et al. Counsel for Debtors in chapter 11 who operated children’s day care and educational centers, representation resulted in successful section 363 transaction resulting in a sale of the companies.
LaSalle Bank, N.A. by and through CWCapital Asset Management LLC v. West Coast Development Corporation of Naples, Inc. Represented borrower in workout with existing lender. Successfully negotiated pay-off and refinancing with a replacement lender.
Waterbrook Peninsula. Counsel to secured lender in a chapter 11 proceeding of a real estate developer. Lender successfully exercised its credit bid rights and obtained ownership of the project.