Amy Denton Harris

Amy Denton Harris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Tampa, FL

Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.
 | 110 East Madison Street, Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-229-0144
Fax: 813-229-1811
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (80%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

Amy Denton Harris joined Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. in March of 2003. Mrs. Harris received her J.D. with honors in 2002 from the University of Florida. While in law school, Ms. Harris interned for The Honorable Paul M. Glenn, Chief Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Florida, and The Honorable Michael G. Williamson, Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Florida. She also is licensed as a certified public accountant, having passed all four parts of the examination on her first attempt (something accomplished by a small percentage of applicants). She is past chair of and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Accounting Circle at the University of South Florida.

She regularly represents debtors, committees, creditors, trustees, purchasers, and other parties in bankruptcy cases, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and out-of-court workouts. She is also active in the firm’s representation of borrowers and guarantors in state court litigation initiated by lenders. She has been particularly active in the representation of independent and franchised restaurant chains in Chapter 11 cases.

Certificates and Credentials

About Amy Harris

Admitted: 2003, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.srbp.com/srbp/attorney/details/3/16--16-amy-dento...

Honors/Awards:

  • • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America • Rated "AV" (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory • Listed as Florida “Rising Star,” in the area of bankruptcy/insolvency practice in “Florida Super Lawyers” 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 • Listed as Florida's Legal Elite "Up & Comers" by Florida Trend's 2013 and 2014 Florida Legal Elite • Listed, Chambers & Partners, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Up and Coming) • Recipient, Program Excellence Award, C.H. Ferguson-M.E. White American Inn of Court, 2006-2007 • Listed, National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 2004 -2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification
  • Certified Public Accountant

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • • Member, American Bar Association • Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association • Member, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association • Member, Advisory Board, Caribbean Insolvency Symposium • Member, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation • Former Member, Board of Directors for the Accounting Circle at the University of South Florida • Former Associate Member, C.H. Ferguson-M.E. White American Inn of Court • Partnership Chair, Board of Directors for the Accounting Circle, University of South Florida, 2007-2008 • Chair, Board of Directors for the Accounting Circle, University of South Florida, 2006-2007 • Member, Advisory Council for the School of Accountancy, University of South Florida, 2006-2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • • Former Member, Community Service Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association • Participant in the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association's Pro Bono Clinic

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer at University of Florida Levin College of Law-March 14, 2014 • Speaker, Florida Bar Family Law Section Webinar-May 15, 2013 • Speaker, Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association-May 10, 2013 • Speaker, Commercial Real Estate Symposium-October 2011 • Speaker, Florida Judgment Enforcement Seminar-April 2011 • Applying the Grubbs “Economic Realities” Test to Non-Residential Real Property Leases – The Cramdown, Winter 2005-2006 • The Demise of Rules 4004 & 4007 as Jurisdictional Bars – The Cramdown, Fall/Winter 2006 • Hands Across the Border: Coast-to-Coast Communications in International Insolvency Cases – Stetson University College of Law 5th International Symposium on Bankruptcy, June 12-15 2005 Freiberg, Germany (Co-author with Russell M. Blain & Stephen R. Leslie)

Educational Background:

  • • University of South Florida, Bachelor of Science, Accounting, cum laude• University of South Florida, Master of Accountancy• University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor, with honors

Industry Groups

  • ABA
  • HCBA
  • IWIRC
  • TBBBA
Office Location for Amy Denton Harris

110 East Madison Street
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33602

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Last Updated: 1/7/2019

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