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Masha K. Bach, Esq.

Attorney MASHA BACH focuses her practice on corporate, commercial, real estate, entertainment and business-transactional law. In addition, Ms. Bach has been a litigator in state and federal courts since 1997. She is admitted to practice before all Florida, Washington D.C. and California state courts (Circuit, County and District Courts of Appeal) as well as the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Education & Honors

Attorney MASHA BACH received her bachelor’s degree in International Relations, cum laude, from the University of Southern California in 1993, and her Juris Doctor degree in 1997, summa cum laude, from Whittier Law School in California. She graduated first in her law school class.

Ms. Bach served as member and senior editor on the Law Review and was awarded the dean’s merit and academic excellence scholarships. She received six American Jurisprudence awards for highest achievement in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Real Property, Entertainment Law, Professional Responsibility and Ethics. She also received the CALI Excellence For The Future award for highest achievement in the study of Legal Analysis.

Ms. Bach was honored by the Southern California Defense Counsel with an Outstanding Academic Achievement award presented to Ms. Bach by former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. She was likewise recipient of the W.W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services from the State Bar of California.

Attorney MASHA BACH attained the highest score on the Florida Bar examination in winter of 2000 and delivered an honorary speech on behalf of newly admitted attorneys at the Third District Court of Appeal induction ceremony.

Ms. Bach is fluent in Russian and in Hebrew.

Bar Admissions

Ms. Bach is admitted to practice in California (1998), Washington, D.C. (1999) and Florida (2000).

Experience

Ms. Bach began her legal career in 1997 as a litigator at a premier labor & employment Watergate firm in Washington, D.C. Prior to establishing her private practice in Florida, Ms. Bach was associated with two of Florida’s largest and most distinguished firms, Akerman Senterfit and Gunster Yoakley, where she received superior training in complex corporate and commercial litigation. In 2002 she formed the Law Offices of Masha K. Bach, P.A. and remains the managing partner of the firm. Today, the firm’s clients range from private individuals to national and international corporations. Ms. Bach acts as legal consultant to several U.S. and foreign corporations and serves as counsel to a number of community civic and charitable organizations.

Today Ms. Bach concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate law, commercial transactions, entertainment law, real estate law and complex commercial litigation. Her diverse experience includes federal and state civil and business litigation, alternative dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration), corporate structures and governance, banking and finance (conventional and private equity), international business ventures, lending practices, commercial real estate transactions, construction oversight, entertainment project facilitation, intellectual property protection and representation of secured creditors in reorganization proceedings.

In an effort to provide the highest level of legal expertise, Ms. Bach frequently co-counsels with seasoned attorneys on matters requiring specialization in legal disciplines such as trusts and estate planning, probate litigation, immigration, tax, personal injury, intellectual property, employment discrimination or forfeitures. The firm maintains a close network of capable co-counsel to serve clients with unique or ultra sophisticated legal needs. The firm also works closely with business consultants, professional experts and some of Florida’s top private investigators.

Ms. Bach takes particular pride in the firm’s ability to provide comprehensive, top notch legal representation to clients of all levels of sophistication and budgets. The firm is strongly committed to pro-bono and community service, making a conscious effort to de-commercialize and humanize the practice of law.

Personal

Born: 11/10/1969. Married, 3 children.

Languages: Fluent in Russian and in Hebrew.

Interests: Yoga, eastern philosophies, alternative medicine, meditation, hiking, music.