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Education
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. 1984

  • Wake Forest University, J.D. 1987, member of the Moot Court Board and the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Team

Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar (all state courts)
  • United States District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
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Education
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. 1984

  • Wake Forest University, J.D. 1987, member of the Moot Court Board and the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Team

Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar (all state courts)
  • United States District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
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Attorney Name
Scott A. Stichter
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Biography

Scott A. Stichter is a 1984 graduate of Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts.  Mr. Stichter received his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1987, where he served as a member of the Moot Court Board and the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Team.  Mr. Stichter joined Stichter Riedel in 1987 and became a shareholder in 1993.  He regularly represents debtors, committees, creditors, buyers and other parties in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts. He is the recipient of pro bono awards from the Florida Bar Association and Hillsborough County Bar Association. 

"he has a lot of experience in this arena, and he is professional and always courteous"

- Chambers USA (2017)
Honors and Distinctions
  • Listed as Top Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law by Tampa Magazine, 2016 and 2018
  • Recipient, Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, which recognizes one lawyer in each judicial circuit for providing outstanding pro bono service.
  • Recipient, Jimmy Kynes Pro Bono Award, presented by Hillsborough County Bar Association which recognizes one Hillsborough County lawyer for outstanding pro bono services over an extended period of time
  • Listed, Chambers & Partners, “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Listed, Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite”
  • Listed, Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America in the area of Bankruptcy, Business Reorganization, and Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Listed as a Florida Super Lawyer in the area of Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice (Top 100 Florida, Top 50 in Tampa Bay)
  • Rated "AV" (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Memberships and Community Involvement
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Directors (2004-2008 and 2011-2019)
    • Secretary (2014-2015)
    • Treasurer (2015-2016)
    • Vice President (2016-2017)
    • President (2017-2018)
    • Chair (2018-2019)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Alumni Council, Wake Forest University College of Law, 1994-2003
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Bay Area Legal Services Board of Directors (2013-2015)
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Florida Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Tampa Economic Club (past president)
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Speaking Engagements
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Publications and Speaking Engagements
Representation

Scott A. Stichter has lead or had significant involvement in the firm's representation of:

  • Affiliated of Florida, Inc.
  • The American Ship Building Company
  • Anthony Distributing Company, Inc.
  • Antonio Deon Tarver
  • Banyon 1030-32, LLC
  • Caribbean Select, Inc.
  • CHC Industries, Inc., f/k/a Cleaners Hanger Company
  • Clearwater Cylinder Head
  • Cordoba Ranch
  • Crofton & Sons, Inc. and Crofton L&D Meats Holdings, LLC
  • East Coast Brokers & Packers
  • Fontainbleau Las Vegas Holdings, LLC
  • Grainger Farms, Inc. and its affiliates
  • Hillsborough Holdings Corp.
  • HRK, LLC
  • Independent Wholesale, Inc.
  • Koger Properties, Inc.
  • McDill Columbus Corp.
  • Nitram, Inc.
  • North American Archery Group, LLC
  • Robert Furr as Trustee of Banyon 1030-32, LLC
  • Senior Care Group, Inc.
  • Touch 1 Communications, Inc.
  • Westport Holdings Tampa, Limited Partnership
  • USA Broadmoor, LLC
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