Lauren L. Stricker is a Partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Practice Groups.
Lauren represents individual and corporate clients in bankruptcy cases, commercial and criminal litigation, and government investigations. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring, avoidance actions (including fraudulent and preferential transfer proceedings), corporate fraud, and financial crimes. She represents secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, committees, and corporate and individual clients in complex bankruptcy cases and financial-recovery litigation. Lauren also represents defendants, targets, witnesses, victims, and companies involved in white-collar criminal matters, government investigations, and False Claims Act qui tam actions.
Lauren has consistently been recognized by her peers and rating services as a top Business, Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy attorney. She has been rated Judicial and Peer AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell (highest possible rating). Lauren is listed by Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Super Lawyers lists her as a Rising Star in Business Bankruptcy. Lauren is currently a fellow of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar and serves on Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee.
Before going into private practice, Lauren was a federal judicial law clerk intern for the Honorable Caryl E. Delano. In law school, Lauren received the Judge Alexander L. Paskay Scholarship Award and the William F. Blews Pro Bono Award.