Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass, who was recently appointed as a Co-President, previously completed an eight-year term as the national chair of the 600-member litigation department, and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. During her more than 30-year career, she has successfully represented clients in commercial cases in jury and non-jury trials involving hundreds of millions of dollars in controversy. She is currently Lead Counsel for the Homebuilder Group in the Chinese Drywall MDL, having served as Lead Liaison counsel in prior MDL’s. In 2011, she completed her term as Chair of the ABA Litigation Section. Hilarie is widely recognized for her pro bono work on behalf of two foster children which led to the elimination and holding of the unconstitutionality of the 20 year old ban on gay adoption in the State of Florida.

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Areas of Practice 1) Complex commercial litigation and arbitrations, 2) Class action defense, 3) Multidistrict litigation, 4) Securities fraud defense, 5) Receiverships, 6) Banking litigation, 7) Jury and non-jury trials and 8) Alternative dispute resolution
Law School J.D., summa cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 1981
Admitted Year 1981
Education B.A., magna cum laude, George Washington University, 1975
Bar Member / Association State bar of Florida,Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida,
Most recent firm Greenberg Traurig LLP
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