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Geoffrey S. Aaronson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Miami, FL

Aaronson Schantz Beiley P.A.
2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3450
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 786-600-6940
Fax: 305-424-9336
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy: Business, Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

As a founding partner with Aaronson Schantz Beiley P.A. law firm in Miami, Florida, attorney Geoffrey S. Aaronson provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Business and consumer bankruptcy

· Business litigation

Over the course of his more than 30 years in practice, Mr. Aaronson has achieved significant success assisting his clients with all types of bankruptcy matters, and he has represented the rights and interests of a broad clientele, including high-end corporate and individuals debtors, trustees, secured and unsecured lenders and creditors, purchasers and sellers, equity interests clients and others. He has also handled a variety of corporate reorganization matters, Ponzi scheme cases, large-scale development projects and other issues for clients in a variety of industries.

Along with maintaining a successful litigation practice, Mr. Aaronson also has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations and appeals on behalf of his clients, and he regularly counsels those he serves in regulatory compliance and other areas to help them mitigate their risk exposure and avoid any potential legal problems in the future.

Whether inside or outside the courtroom, Mr. Aaronson maintains an unwavering focus on protecting his clients' rights and interests at all turns while helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 1973 graduate of the State University of New York, Albany, Mr. Aaronson obtained his Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law School in 1978, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle and Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. He has also handled matters in Pennsylvania U.S. District Courts as well as in various other jurisdictions throughout the country.

Outside his legal practice, Mr. Aaronson has served as chair of the Lehrman Community Day School, and he is a member of the board of directors of the Temple Emanu-El of Greater Miami.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 50%Business Litigation


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2017 - 2022

About Geoffrey S. Aaronson

First Admitted: 1978, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Florida’s Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, Since 2006
  • Florida’s Super Lawyers
  • Top Lawyers South Florida
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer

Educational Background

  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A. Cum Laude, 1973

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lectured on bankruptcy asset sales and bankruptcy issues for the banking industry.

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Former Chairman of the Board of Lehrman Community Day School, Board of Directors of Temple Emanu-El of Greater Miami

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member American Bankruptcy Institute, Bankruptcy Bar of the Southern District of Florida

Representative Clients

  • National Banks, Bankruptcy Trustees, Creditor Committees, Lenders, Landlords, Real Estate ventures, Plan Purchasers, Debtors and Secured and Unsecured Creditors.

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Financing
  • Information Technology
  • Investment
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical And Dental
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Geoffrey S. Aaronson

2 S. Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 3450
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: 786-600-6940

Fax: 305-424-9336

Last Updated: 9/24/2020

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