Alachua: 352‑225‑3920 | Broward: 954‑423‑4469
Alachua: 352‑225‑3920 | Broward: 954‑423‑4469
Serving Northern, Middle & Southern Districts Of Florida

Sonya Salkin Slott / Founding Partner

Last Updated: Friday, April 24, 2020

The founding partner of The Salkin Law Firm with more than 30 years of experience in her specialty of bankruptcy, restructuring and workouts. A panel Trustee for the U.S. Trustee Program for the Southern District of Florida, Ms. Slott regularly serves as a trustee in Chapter 7 and 11 cases throughout the State.

Ms. Slott has handled numerous complex cases in a broad range of industries including medical and other professional practices, restaurant chains, retail, manufacturing, real estate, IP businesses and non-profit.

Ms. Salkin represents individual and business debtors, bankruptcy trustees, lenders, landlords, creditor committees, and both secured and unsecured creditors. Her bankruptcy practice encompasses small debtor cases to complex bankruptcy litigation.

Prior to founding her own law firm, Ms. Salkin practiced with Smathers & Thompson and Kelley, Drye & Warren, handling large bankruptcies including Eastern Airlines, Union Caribe, Air Texas, and trustee representation.

Ms. Salkin was appointed to the panel of United States Bankruptcy Trustees for the Southern District of Florida and has served as a Panel Trustee for the past 24 years. During that time, she gained experience in individual and business cases in the areas of manufacturing, computers, pharmaceuticals, automotive, retail, aviation, healthcare, hotels, storage facilities, shopping centers, recycling plants, gambling cruise lines, and financial industries.

She has substantial experience in bankruptcy litigation matters, including both sides of litigation for preferences, fraudulent transfers, non-dischargeability actions, turnover, and claw-back actions.


  • Indiana University B.A., Double Major, 1983
  • Washington University J.D., 1986


  • Florida Bar, 1986
  • Southern District of Florida U.S. District Court
  • Middle District of Florida U.S. District Court
  • Northern District of Florida U.S. District Court
  • Southern District of Florida U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • Middle District of Florida U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • Northern District of Florida U.S. Bankruptcy Court


  • American Bar Association
  • National Association Of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • National Association Of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Broward Bar Association (Professionalism Committee Member)

Civic & Volunteer Work

  • American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk & Fundraiser
  • March of Dimes Chain Reaction Youth Council
  • Board of Directors, Oak Hall School (2002-2018)