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Grace Robson Receives 2020 National Public Service Award

Posted on Feb 25, 2020 - News by

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLFebruary 20, 2020 – Partner Grace Robson was selected by the ABA Business Law Section to receive the 2020 National Public Service Award.  Grace will receive the award on March 27, 2020, during the Section’s spring meeting.

The Section initiated the National Public Service Award in 1994 as part of its pro bono efforts.  The ABA Business Law Section National Public Service Award recognizes significant pro bono legal contributions of law firms, corporate law departments and individual business lawyers that demonstrate a commitment to providing legal services to individuals and entities that could not otherwise afford them.  

Past recipients have demonstrated dedication to the development or delivery of pro bono legal services at the trial, appellate, and Supreme Court level, contributed significant work toward developing innovative approaches to the delivery of pro bono legal services, and/or provided sustained pro bono legal counsel to nonprofit organizations or to micro and small business enterprises in aid of community development.

Grace E. Robson, Partner

Robson is an expert in bankruptcy law and a Board-Certified Bankruptcy attorney with more than 20 years of experience representing corporate debtors, trade and institutional creditors, trustees, receivers, and creditors’ committees. She focuses her practice on corporate reorganization and bankruptcy, debtor-creditor relations, and litigation. Robson is involved in all facets of reorganization-related representations and is active in many organizations as a leader, speaker, and writer including the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, among many others.

Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog concentrates on the representation of businesses, institutions, fiduciaries, and individuals across several practice groups, which include Restructuring + Insolvency, Litigation + Dispute Resolution, Real Estate + Business, Probate + Guardianship, and Trusts + Estates. Dedication to clients and service to the community are the principles upon which Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog was founded in 1980, and upon which it still operates today. For more information, please visit