Leanne Prendergast has more than 20 years of bankruptcy experience. Her debtor’s counsel experience includes the Chapter 11 cases of Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., and 23 of its affiliates, which restructured more than $2 billion of debt.
She has represented debtors, creditors and trustees in a broad range of Chapter 11, Chapter 7 and Chapter 12 litigation, including automatic stay, cash collateral, confirmation and dischargeability issues, claims objections, the enforcement of the permanent injunction and prosecuting and defending fraudulent transfer and preference actions.
Leanne also has significant experience in commercial and insolvency litigation and appeals, E-discovery, mediation, receiverships, foreclosures, assignments for the benefit of creditors and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act litigation.
Leanne represents large and small businesses, banks, creditors, debtors, trustees, receivers and assignees at the trial and appellate levels in state courts throughout Florida and in federal courts throughout the country.
Prior to joining FisherBroyles, Leanne practiced with a venerated Florida firm with an established reputation as a go-to firm for bet-the-company litigation, serving national, international and Fortune 500 clients. She collaborates with clients to develop effective strategies to successfully and efficiently manage litigation and resolve legal challenges.
- University of Florida; J.D., with honors, 1995
- University of North Florida; B.A. magna cum laude, 1992
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
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