Bernice C. Lee

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Bernice C. Lee

Partner

Bernice Lee is a partner with the firm, and concentrates her practice in bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial matters. She has broad experience handing complex legal issues that arise with business reorganizations, debtor-in-possession financing, bankruptcy sales, bankruptcy appeals, fraudulent and preference transfer actions, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and litigation arising in bankruptcy and commercial matters. She has helped numerous Chapter 11 debtors confirm reorganization plans, including a jewelry retailer, hotel in Boca Raton, foreclosure search website operator, companies owning commercial real estate, manufacturers and distributors of various products, and oil and gas well operator. She also regularly represents landlords, trade creditors, other unsecured creditors, lenders, and other parties in all aspects of bankruptcies, and adversary proceedings.

Prior to joining Shraiberg, Landau & Page, Bernice served as law clerk to a United States Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and as a judicial intern to a United States District Judge in the District of Massachusetts.


 

 

Education

  • Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts (J.D., 2008)
  • California State University, Fullerton, California (B.A., 2004)

Professional Memberships

  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges NextGeneration, 2016 Class
  • The Florida Bar, Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy, Class IV
  • Asian-Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida, President 2017-2018, President-Elect 2016-2017, Professional Committee Chair 2015-2016
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Member
  • South Palm Beach County Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Director 2015-2017

Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Star 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

Notable Client Work

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida State Bar
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

Reported Decisions

  • TTT Foods Holding Co. LLC v. Namm, 2017 WL 2901329 (S.D. Fla. May 19, 2017)
  • TTT Foods Holding Co. LLC v. Namm 2017 WL 4876209 (S.D. Fla. Jan. 19, 2017)
  • In re Sigma-Tech Sales, Inc., 570 B.R. 408 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2017)
  • In re Tuscany Energy, LLC, 561 B.R. 910 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2016)
  • In re Sigma-Tech Sales, Inc., 2016 WL 4224090 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. Aug. 1, 2016)
  • In re FFS Data, Inc., 776 F.3d 1299 (11th Cir. 2015)
  • In re FFS Data, Inc. 509 B.R. 403 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2014)
  • Iberiabank v. Geisen, 506 B.R. 573 (S.D. Fla. 2014)
  • In re Levin, 434 B.R. 910 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2010)
 

Awards and Recognitions