Jan. 8, 2015

Tripp Scott Names Three New Directors

Aungst, who joined Tripp Scott in 2014, focuses his practice on bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Tripp Scott, he was a trial attorney for Berger Singerman, LLP where he worked with businesses, trustees and individuals involving commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Aungst has been a recipient of Daily Business Review’s “Rising Stars” and “Top 40 Under 40.” He has also been named as one “Florida’s Super Lawyers” and was the recipient of the “Most Effective Lawyer Award in Bankruptcy.” Aungst holds a law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and political science from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

Foster, who joined the firm in 2014, has substantial experience in a broad range of bankruptcy litigation matters, including, the defense and prosecution of fraudulent transfer claims, preference claims, non-dischargeability actions, turnover actions, and other complex bankruptcy litigation matters. Foster also regularly represents clients in general business litigation matters involving non-compete agreements, guarantor liability, directors and officers liability, breaches of contract, professional liability, landlord-tenant and real property disputes, RICO and unfair trade practice claims, and business torts. As a subset of his commercial litigation practice, Foster represents businesses and individuals in insurance coverage disputes, including claims regarding breach of contract, bad faith and declaratory relief.  Foster holds a law degree from Emory University, he received a B.B.A from University of Miami.

Lis, has been with Tripp Scott since 2009 and focuses his practice in the areas of business and real estate transactions, entrepreneurial business services, and providing general counsel to businesses of all sizes in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.  Lis aids entrepreneurs and established businesses alike in the structuring and successful completion of asset and stock purchases/sales, real estate purchases/sales, lending/borrowing, business formation, contract negotiation and drafting, leasing, litigation management, and general legal compliance. Lis holds a law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. For his undergraduate studies, Lis attended the University of Florida Warrington College of Business where he received a Business Finance degree.

About Tripp Scott

Since its inception in 1969, Tripp Scott has served the legal needs of established and growing businesses, as well as individual clients and their families. The multi-disciplinary firm represents a diverse mix of publicly traded corporations and privately held companies with operations in Florida and around the country. Tripp Scott provides legal and business counsel to clients in the areas of corporate, litigation, intellectual property, land use, finance and tax, healthcare, real estate, bankruptcy, environmental and entrepreneurial business.  For additional information, call (954) 525-7500 or visit the firm’s Web site at www.trippscott.com.    



Evening of Wine & Cheese

A private reception
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 
Timpano’s Italian Chophouse 

The Florida Supreme Court Expands Rights of Biological Parents

 An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Douglas Reynolds and Henny Shomar. As published in the DBR.

Connor Perkins knew he was the father. He was there when his girlfriend Treneka Simmonds gave birth to their child in February 2013. He took the child to doctor’s appointments, enrolled the child in daycare, voluntarily paid child support and was referred to as “daddy” by the child. Perkins claimed that he was not aware that the mother was in an intact marriage, which resulted in him being denied parental rights with the child by the Broward Circuit Court.

Deeper Roots, Expanded Reach

The law firm of May, Meacham & Davell PA has moved six attorneys and staff to join the Tripp Scott team.

A merger was not on the radar for either firm. Tripp Scott has focused on organic growth by adding one attorney at a time. May, Meacham & Davell (MMDPA) had declined offers before.


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