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Scott E. Simowitz, Esquire

Fort Lauderdale Office
800 Corporate Drive, Suite 500
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
Phone: 954-491-2000

ssimowitz[at]mmsslaw.com
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Mr. Simowitz is a principal of the Firm, and is the head of the lender representation and foreclosure department, which includes the title and bankruptcy departments within the Firm. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1977 from Washington University in St. Louis and attended The University of Miami School of Law where he received his J.D. degree, Cum Laude, in 1980.  Mr. Simowitz was admitted to the Florida Bar, the United States District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida including Trial Bar, and U.S. Tax Court in 1980 and was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits in 1981. He was admitted to the United States District Court, District of Colorado and the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit in 2001.  Mr. Simowitz actively practices in all areas of lender related litigation, including foreclosures, reorganizations, and bankruptcy and lender liability and is a member of the Broward County Bar (Trial Lawyers Section) and American Bar Association (Litigation Section). Mr. Simowitz is a member of the following organizations at Washington University in St. Louis: National Counsel for the School of Arts and Sciences; Vice-Chair for Regional Programs on the Alumni Board of Governors Executive Committee; a member of the Board of the Center For New Institutional Social Sciences (CNISS); National Fundraising Chair for the 2012 University Reunion and has served on the Gold Coast Regional Cabinet since 2003, is a member of the University’s Eliot Society and their membership committee and a member of the Alumni Parents Admissions Program, for which he was Chairman from 2003 through 2005. Mr. Simowitz was a key-note speaker at the 2010 Florida Bar Convention discussing Residential Foreclosure cases: Litigation Issues, Strategies and Skills. He has been named as a top lawyer for 2016 in the South Florida Legal Guide. He is AV peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr Simowitz is also a certified circuit court mediator.