April 2009

Miami Attorney Kenneth Dante Murena was recently named partner at the law firm of Damian & Valori LLP.  Mr. Murena is a business litigator and bankruptcy practitioner, who focuses his practice on commercial, securities and fraud litigation, in state and federal court, at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as equity receiverships, corporate restructuring, business bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.

After graduating from law school in 1998, Mr. Murena served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul G. Hyman, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida. Subsequently, he joined a South Florida law firm and focused his practice on litigation, bankruptcy and receiverships, representing various entities, including corporations, corporate debtors-in-possession, individual debtors, creditors committees, individual and corporate creditors, state and federal equity receivers, banks and other financial institutions, private lenders, and defendants in SEC, CFTC and FTC enforcement actions.

Mr. Murena was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998 and is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Florida and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Eleventh Circuits. Mr. Murena received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law (J.D., 1998) where he was a Senior Articles Editor for the Florida Law Review.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (B.A., with honors, 1995).