Lynn Maynard Gollin


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    Lynn Gollin is a Partner in the Miami office. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy, insolvency and receivership matters, as well as construction law, and commercial litigation including defending class action suits.

    Lynn has significant experience with Chapter 11 business reorganizations and liquidations, state and federal court receiverships, representation of receivers and trustees in bankruptcy court, and has served as lead counsel in numerous cross border matters in Chapter 11 proceedings.  Additionally, she has served as lead counsel on behalf of both landlords and tenants in liquidating chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, including occupancy issues, and negotiating and drafting asset purchase agreements.  She also counsels individuals on Florida law regarding exemptions and asset protection vehicles, and exemptions under the Bankruptcy Code.

    Lynn frequently defends parties in business litigation representing clients in D&O and Shareholder disputes, business class action and multidistrict litigation including breach of contract actions, as well as claims involving actions brought under Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), fiduciary obligations and negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation. Lynn has also handled claims involving complex business torts, antitrust, breach of fiduciary duty, professional employer organizations (PEOs), staffing companies and the administration of workers’ compensation claims.

    Lynn has represented many different parties involved in construction disputes and litigation.  Lynn’s experience includes representation of owners, developers, public entities, receiverships, and condominium associations in construction litigation and drafting construction documents including, performance and payment bonds, architect/engineer agreements, general conditions, and construction management at-risk agreements.  Lynn has handled claims arising from public construction projects involving sureties and contractors, defective construction claims, the equitable adjustment of contracts, change orders, project delays and unforeseen conditions and claims with respect to defective design, code defects, defective specifications, breach of contract, and failure to perform project management duties, including inspections and responses to requests for information.  Lynn also represents CGL insurers and developers when section 558, Fla. Stat. claims arise upon completion of work and turnover of projects to condominium associations.


    • Florida
    • Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court


    • Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida (Past President)
    • American Bar Association
    • American Bankruptcy Institute
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    J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 1986

    • Reports Editor, The University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

    B.A., State University of New York at Oswego, 1976


    Former Law Clerk to Judge Sidney M. Weaver, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida


    Top Rated Lawyer-AV® Preeminent™,

    Best Lawyers in America® distinction in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2021-2024), Litigation - Bankruptcy (2023-2024)

    Certificate of Appreciation from the United States Office of Personnel Management for service as a Member on a Presidential Rank Review Board.

    Certificates of Appreciation from the Marti Huizenga (Hollywood Unit) Boys and Girls Club.

    Pro Bono Award from the "Put Something Back" pro bono program in Miami-Dade County, Florida.