Contact Information

Phone: 904.359.7777


Stephen D. Busey

Chairman / Board of Directors

Steve is chairman of the firm. He is a trial lawyer, with his practice centered around complex commercial litigation and insolvency matters. Steve is listed three times in Best Lawyers in America, for Bet-the-Company Litigation, for Business Litigation and for Bankruptcy. Best Lawyers also named Steve 2014 Lawyer of the Year in Jacksonville in Bet-the-Company Litigation.

Steve has a successful record in extended jury trials in major business disputes. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in contract, business torts and corporate governance disputes, and is experienced in sports litigation and league governance disputes. His insolvency experience includes lead representation of debtors and creditors in chapter 11 reorganizations of publicly held companies. Steve is experienced in bankruptcy litigation throughout Florida.


  • B.S., Stetson University
  • J.D., Stetson University

Professional Activities

  • Member and former chair Business Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Member and former president, Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Former chair, Local Rules Advisory Committee, United States District Court
  • Former chair, The Florida Bar’s Special Study Commission on the Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Former chair, Judicial Nominating Commission, Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit
  • Emeritus, Chester Bedell Inn of Court
  • Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Chambers USA
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • Turnaround of the Year – Mega Company (2007)