Miami Bankruptcy Attorney
Of Counsel

3400 Miami Tower

100 S.E. 2nd Street

Miami, Florida 33131

+1 305-375-9220

Fax:+1 305-375-8050

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Representative Cases

Negotiated and formulated:

  • Acquisition agreement of Chapter 11 debtor international cargo carrier for $80 million in 60 days
  • Reorganization plan for international telecommunications carrier despite intransigence by WorldCom and BellSouth
  • Successful reorganization plan and related transactional documents for international masonry products manufacturing company
  • Reorganization plan for automobile components manufacturer with global production facilities
  • Successful reorganization plan for ambulatory outpatient healthcare facility
  • Negotiated and implemented successful “reverse IPO” through confirmed Chapter 11 plan of publicly traded debtor
  • Negotiated successful restructuring of principal secured debt for national hotelier through confirmed Chapter 11 plan
  • Won return of contract deposits and interest in failed Florida condominium project


Counsel for:

  • Principal secured lender in nationwide reorganization/liquidation of musical instrument and equipment retailer.
  • Debtor in successful reorganization of leading manufacturer of specialized refrigerated trailers and specialty emergency vehicles. In re Kidron, 278 B.R. 821 (Bankr.M.D.Fla. 2002)
  • Intellectual property licensor in cross-border insolvency proceeding
  • International telecommunications provider in cross-border insolvency proceeding
  • Successfully defeated “responsible person” assessment against small business owner by the IRS. In re Macagnone, 253 B.R. 99 (M.D.Fla. 2000)
  • Obtained judgment determining that previous $6 million trademark and copyright infringement judgment was nondischargeable under the bankruptcy code
  • Recovered judgment determining $2 million embezzled by employee was nondischargeable and partially satisfied judgment through state law enforcement measures
  • Extensive experience in exemption litigation and judgment enforcement. In re Hendricks, 237 B.R. 821 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1999); In re Kilby, 196 B.R. 627 (Bank.M.D.Fla. 1996); and In re Englander, 202 B.R. 326 (Bankr. M.D.Fla. 1995)


  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D.


  • Florida

Professional Recognition

  • Former assistant state attorney
  • Served as law clerk to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur B. Briskman

Community Involvement

  • Mr. Bangos is an Attorney ad Litem through the Lawyers for Children of America program.
  • He is a member of the board of directors for the Good Hope Equestrian Training Center, a 501(c)(3) organization that uses the equine environment to provide disabled individuals activities that provide opportunities to increase their independence and quality of life.