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.    



Tripp Scott's Paul Lopez Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., February 28, 2023 – Tripp Scott today announced that Paul Lopez has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

The induction ceremony at which Lopez became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of approximately 525 during the recent Spring Meeting of the College in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Thanks to DeSantis, Florida is no California wasteland of wokeness

As Published in the Miami Herald

An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli

The Golden State continues to generate explosive costs of living, including gas prices over a dollar more than the national average and electricity costs 33% above the nation’s norms.

Pictured: A homeless man moves his belongings from a street near Los Angeles City Hall, background, as crews prepared to clean the area. RICHARD VOGEL AP Photo


Why Should My Company “Outsource” A General Counsel?

This month’s legal opinion is provided by Tripp Scott's Director Matthew Zifrony.

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