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Overview

Lauren L. Stricker is an associate 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 matters, civil and criminal litigation, and government investigations. Her practice focuses on financial recovery, fraud, and financial crime cases. She represents creditors, bankruptcy trustees, and defendants in complex bankruptcy and litigation cases, including fraudulent and preferential transfer proceedings. Lauren also represents clients in white-collar criminal matters, False Claims Act qui tam actions, and government investigations.

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.

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011
  • University of Tampa, B.A., cum laude, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeal, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Vice Chair, Florida Bar’s Federal Court Practice Committee (2017-2018)
  • Committee Member, Florida Bar’s Federal Practice Standing Committee (Appointed 2013-2019)
  • Co-Chair, Federal Judicial Roundtable Subcommittee, Federal Court Practice Standing Committee
  • Member, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Monthly CLE Luncheon, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Pro Se Clinic, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Board Member, Young Lawyers Division of the Tampa Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Clifford Cheatwood America Inn of Court Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Consortium
  • Past Committee Member, Kids Connect, Junior League of Tampa (2009-2013)

Recognition

  • Program Award, The J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court (2017)
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy: Business, Rising Star, 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® 4.8 out of 5
  • Outstanding Program Award, American Inns of Court (2017)
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association’s Judge Alexander L. Paskay Scholarship Award (2011)
  • William F. Blews Pro Bono Award (2011)

Presentations

  • Speaker/Co-Chair, TBBBA CLE Luncheon, Family Feud: An Evidentiary Rules Committee (2018)
  • Speaker/Chair, Federal Judicial Roundtable at the Annual Florida Bar Conference (2017)
  • Moderator, Judicial Panel on Practice Pointers and Advice for Young Lawyers at the YLD Federal Bar Association’s Federal Practice Seminar (2015)
  • Moderator, Federal Judicial Roundtable at the Annual Florida Bar Conference (2014-2015)