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Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Welcomes New Ambassadors Board Member

Charles M. Tatelbaum

Charles M. Tatelbaum

In May 2017, Charles M. Tatelbaum, J.D., a lawyer and a director at Tripp Scott in Fort Lauderdale, joined NSU’s Levan Ambassadors Board—an organization dedicated to promoting NSU in the community. More specifically, Tatelbaum is the board’s representative to the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (PCHCS).

 Tatelbaum focuses his legal practice on creditors’ rights and bankruptcy issues, complex business litigation, Uniform Commercial Code transactions, lender liability litigation, and other types of secured transactions, as well as domestic and international letters of credit. In 2016, Tatelbaum celebrated his 50th anniversary practicing law.

Tatelbaum regularly represents Fortune 150 companies and has been featured as a consultant on 60 Minutes and Good Morning America, as well as on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition. He has also been named to multiple editions of The Best Lawyers in America, was named Most Effective Lawyer in Bankruptcy in 2007 by the Miami Business Review, and was named to the Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers magazine in its 2006 Florida edition.

In 2014, Tatelbaum was named Attorney of the Year in bankruptcy law as part of the first annual Leaders in Law Awards for South Florida. In December 2016, he was named the Most Effective Bankruptcy Lawyer in South Florida by the South Florida Daily Business Review. He also holds the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell—its highest rating for ethics and legal ability.

Tatelbaum is a regular contributor to the New York Observer, writing articles dealing with business and financial issues. Additionally, he contributes articles to the South Florida Daily Business Review on bankruptcy and insolvency-related issues.

A unique feature about Tatelbaum and his wife is that they are 2011 graduates of Clown U, sponsored by the Big Apple Circus. Tatelbaum has participated every year as a clown in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York from 2011 to the present.