Daniel R. Fogarty - Shareholder


Daniel R. Fogarty joined Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler P.A. in 2006 after graduating with high honors from the University of Florida College of Law and then serving as a law clerk for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division.

Mr. Fogarty regularly represents debtors, committees, creditors, buyers, and other parties in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts. He has served as lead counsel for the debtors in possession in the successful Chapter 11 cases filed by companies in real estate development, manufacturing, software development, and other industries. Mr. Fogarty has been active in numerous representations of small and medium-sized companies in Chapter 11 cases. Mr. Fogarty also represents debtors and trustees in Chapter 7 cases.


  • University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Arts, History and Philosophy, Cum Laude
  • University of Florida, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • The Florida Bar (all State courts)
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification
  • 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” 2009-2018, editions.
  • Listed, Florida Super Lawyers, 2021-2022
  • Listed, Florida's Legal Elite, 2017 and 2018, and “Up & Comers” category 2013 - 2016 Florida Trend Magazine
  • Listed by Chambers and Partners, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America since 2018
  • Law Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division
  • Internship: Honorable Paul M. Glenn, Chief Bankruptcy Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Selected a Member of National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges 2011 Next Generation Program
  • Selected a member of the International Insolvency Association 2013 Next Generation Program
  • Florida Law Review: Senior Editorial Board
  • Book Awards: Torts, Income Tax, Secured Transactions
  • Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Member, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Florida Bar Business Law Section
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property and SCOTUS Statutory Interpretation, Panelist, Federal Bar Association webinar, February 19, 2020
  • Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy After Mission Products, Panelist, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, October 2019
  • E-Discovery and Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know, Panelist, Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, May 2018
  • Determining when a "Claim" Arises Under the Bankruptcy Code, Panelist, Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar, May 2017
  • Perspectives on Bankruptcy Mediations Commercial and Consumer, Moderator, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, December 2016
  • The Intersection of Health Care Law and Bankruptcy, Panelist, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, November 2015
  • Second Circuit Rules Section 546(e) Safe Harbor Preempts Creditors' State Law Claims - The Cramdown 2016
  • Co-author with Susan Heath Sharp, The Federal Lawyer Magazine, "Stop! Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200" - Primer on the Automatic Stay for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners, May 2017
  • SternSharif, and the Purple Elephant - The Cramdown, Winter 2015
  • May a Debtor Coming to the Bankruptcy Table Eat Smorgasbord, or Must the Debtor Eat the Entire Meal?, Cramdown (Spring 2015) (coauthored)
  • Spoliation of Electronic Information: In re Quintus Corp. by Daniel R. Fogarty April 2007

Mr. Fogarty has headed up or has an active involvement in the firm's representation of:

  • Scrub Island Development Group, Ltd.
  • Biovest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Bio-tech company)
  • Phil's Cake Box Bakeries, Inc. (d/b/a Alessi Bakery)
  • Bates Properties, Inc. (co-tenant of 2000 acre development in Pasco County, Florida)
  • Creditors in In re Fundamental Long Term Care, Inc.
  • Teamwork Retail, LLC (software development company)