Having represented some of them for decades, I’m proud of the trust I’ve built with my clients that make me their first call, no matter the legal issue they encounter. Individual and business clients alike appreciate my straightforward approach of breaking down complex problems into simple, incremental solutions. From jury trial experience to in-depth bankruptcy representation of clients from all sides of the filing, clients can rest comfortably because I’ve been there before.
With more than 17 years of experience as a trusted counselor, Adina Pollan’s versatile practice spans every point along the corporate life cycle, from bankruptcy and commercial litigation to corporate formation, governance, and transactions. Her background spanning Big Law, boutique firms, and solo practice affords her a unique capacity to advocate for the interests of business and individual clients in a wide variety of contexts. While she has appeared in federal and state forums nationwide, the bulk of Adina’s work is focused in Florida.
Adina’s particular familiarity with the bankruptcy courts and processes (informed by her clerkship for The Hon. Jerry A. Funk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Jacksonville Division) make her an invaluable asset to clients who find themselves in financial distress. With the experience gained from years of counseling clients on both sides of the aisle, Adina represents the interests of creditors and debtors in all cases under the Bankruptcy Code, including Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13. Adina also excels at navigating the nuances at play in adversary proceedings, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions, and contested motions as well as the related contexts of negotiations, loan restructuring workouts, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and avoiding or pursuing collections.
As one of few attorneys with jury trial experience in the commercial litigation context, Adina has demonstrated success representing businesses and business owners alike, including high-net-worth individuals. Her representation has spanned the gamut of business disputes involving fraud, breach of contract, business ownership and business divorces, non-competes, franchising, intellectual property, and fiduciary duty matters. She has also litigated an array of real estate and leasing, landlord/tenant, landowner, and foreclosure matters, lien claims, and various employment issues.
Having owned and managed her own solo practice firm, Adina offers corporate clients a unique understanding of the business life cycle and the challenges faced by business owners of all sizes. She has counseled corporate clients through formation, ownership, and succession questions, operational, contractual, and compliance issues, and transactions of all sizes.
As a recognized leader in the legal community, Adina’s voice is respected in a number of local and industry organizations. She is particularly proud to serve on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section, as well as the Board of Governors of the Jacksonville Bar Association.