Paul J. Battista


Current Position

Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A.
Miami, FL 33131

Class: XX (2009)Circuit: Eleventh


University of Rhode Island, B.S., Accounting, magna cum laude (1983)
Boston University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude (1986)

Professional Career

Founding Shareholder, Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A. (1999-)
Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren, P.A. (Miami) (1995-99)
Partner, Jenner & Block (Miami) (1993-95)
Associate, Holland & Knight (Miami) (1992-93)
Associate, Adler Pollack & Sheehan (Providence, RI) (1989-92)
Associate, Csaplar & Bok (Boston, MA) (1986-89)


American Bankruptcy Institute (1999)
Florida Bar (1991)
American Bar Association (1987)


"May A Franchisor Veto a Franchisee's Assumption of a Franchise Agreement in Bankruptcy?" Franchise Law Journal, Quarterly Journal Of The Forum On Franchising, Vol 28, Number 1 Summer 2008 Co-author
"'Rash' Ruling Not Afflict Chapter 11 Valuations," National Law Journal Oct 1997 Author


Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy, Business Reorganizations & Creditors' Rights
Chambers, "Band 1" Florida Bankruptcy Attorney
"AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Who's Who Legal: Florida (2008)
Florida Trend Magazine, "Legal Elite"
South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyers"