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She's really effective, has an impressive method, and is someone I always hold out as one of the top lawyers in the bankruptcy area.

- Chambers USA 2017

Patricia Redmond is a Business Restructuring Shareholder of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. She practices Insolvency and Restructuring in the Miami office. She lectures locally and nationally on various aspects of bankruptcy, particularly on Chapter 11 issues, and is frequently quoted in the Miami Herald and other business publications.

Representative Experience

  • Bankruptcy with concentration in creditors' rights and corporate restructuring in Bankruptcy Court and in out-of-court workouts.
  • Extensive experience in representation of creditors' committees, secured creditors and debtors in Chapter 11 cases.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Chairperson of the 40 under 40 Steering Committee, Chairperson of the Board of Directors (2015-2016), Immediate Past President (2014); President (2013-2014); President-Elect (2012-2013), Vice President of Development (2009-2012); Caribbean Insolvency Symposium Co-Chair (2006-2008); Executive Committee, Member at Large (2007-present); Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop Co-Chair (2006-2007); Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop Advisory Board (2004-2006); Member, Board of Directors (2003-present)
  • American Bar Association (1983-present); Chair, Subcommittee on Leadership Development (2014-present); Chair, Business Bankruptcy Committee (2011-2014); Vice-Chair, Business Bankruptcy Committee (2008-2011); Co-Chair, Programs and Publications Subcommittee (2005-2008); Vice Chair, Secured Creditors Sub-Committee (2005); Co-Chair, Task Force in Bankruptcy and Data Collection (1997-present); Co-Chair Task Force on Abuse in Chapter 11 (1995-1997)
  • American College of Bankruptcy Foundation, Secretary (2008-2011); Board of Directors (2005-2008)
  • American College of Bankruptcy, Chair Distinguished Law Student Committee (2015-present)
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, President (1988-1989); First Vice President (1986-1987); Second Vice President (1985-1986); Secretary (1984-1985); Board of Directors (1989-present); CLE Committee, Bankruptcy Bar Retreat (1986, 1987, 1991, 1992); Special Liaison with The Florida Bar and Dade County Bar Association and other Voluntary and Specialty Bar Associations (1989-1990); U.S. Trustee Liaison Committee (1994-present)
  • Commercial Law League of America, Insolvency Section (1978- present)
  • Court-Appointed Trustee and Examiner in Bankruptcy Cases
  • Dade County Bar Association; Chair, Bankruptcy Committee (2006-2007)
  • Eleanor R. and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic (2000-present)
  • Federal Bar Association, Chair, Bankruptcy Section (1998-1999)
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • The Florida Bar, Business Law Section (1980-present)
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation ("IWIRC") Network Director (2002-2008), International Conference Committee Co-Chair (2001)
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
  • University of Miami School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law (1999-present); Founder of Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic (2004-present); Chairman, Workshop on Bankruptcy Skills (1990)
  • St. Thomas University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, (2000-2005; 1991-1994); Board of Advisors (1996-present); Founder of Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic (2000)

Recognition

  • Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business: Ranked # 1 in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2010-2017
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2017
  • Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers; Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers; Top 100 Miami Super Lawyers, 2015-2016
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers in South Florida - Bankruptcy, 2015-2017
  • Iron Arrow Honor Society, Member, the highest honor attainable at the University of Miami
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award, 2017
  • Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite, selected for inclusion, 2004-2008; Hall of Fame, 2009-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Miami Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year, 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 1995-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Miami Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, U.S. District & Bankruptcy Courts of the Southern District of Florida, 2016
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida Lifetime Achievement Award, 2014
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Woman of the Year in Restructuring, 2013
  • Recipient of the Richard Hausler Gold Apple Award, Outstanding Adjunct Professor University of Miami School of Law for outstanding teaching and dedication to students, 2003, 2011
  • Minette Massey Award, University of Miami School of Law, 2010
  • Thomas Davidson Outstanding Alumni Award, University of Miami School of Law, 2009
  • Melnick Award, Outstanding Woman Restructuring Professional (IWIRC), 2006
  • Inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy (XV Class), 2004
  • Selected as a Member of the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute, 2003
  • Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 2002
  • United States Bankruptcy Bar for the Southern District of Florida, Pro Bono Award Recipient, 2002
  • Gold Medal Award sponsored by Miami Today, 2002
  • Dade County Bar Association's Pro Bono Award Recipient, 1989, 1999, 2007
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Publications & Presentations

Events: Everything you want to know about jobs and opportunities in Bankruptcy
The American College of Bankruptcy|January 2017

Events: Everything you want to know about jobs and opportunities in Bankruptcy
The American College of Bankruptcy|November 2016

Events: Bankruptcy Law Panel
Dade County Bar Association 2016 Bench & Bar Conference|February 2016

Events: Developments in Bankruptcy Law
Dade County Bar Association 2015 Bench & Bar Conference|February 2015

Events: Business Bankruptcy Fundamentals; Eligibility for Relief under §109
34th Annual Judge Alexander L. Paskay Seminar on Bankruptcy Law and Practice|March 2010

Events: Individual Chapter 11 Cases
American Bankruptcy Institute Hawaii Conference|February 2010

Events: Bankruptcy Presentation
Buenos Aires Argentina|February 2010

Events: Individual Chapter 11 Cases
ABI Southwest Conference|January 2010

Events: American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
January 2010

Events: High-income Individuals: Chapter 11 by and for the People
American Bankruptcy Institute’s 21st Annual Winter Leadership Conference|December 2009

Publications: On the Edge: Clutching a Home-Run Recovery from a Shortstop Transferee and the Single-Satisfaction Umpire
ABI Journal|February 2009

Publications: Equitable Subordination and Prepetition Insider Lending after SI Restructuring
ABI Journal|December 2008

Events: Issues in Homebuilder Bankruptcies
Bankruptcy Bar Association Retreat|March 2008

Publications: The Tip of the Iceberg: What Lies Beneath for Homebuilder Bankruptcies in the Wake of United Airlines
ABI Journal|September 2007

Events: Real Estate Reorganizations
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges|March 2007

Events: Individual and Small Business Ch. 11 cases
American Bankruptcy Institute Rocky Mountain Workshop|March 2007

Events: Assignment for Benefit of Creditors and Chapter 11 and Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994
Bankruptcy Legal Assistants’ Association|March 2007

Events: American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
January 2007

Events: Individual Chapter 11 Cases
American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference|January 2007

Publications: A Tee-Totter Tale: The Ups and Downs of the New Ordinary Course of Business Defense
ABI Journal|July 2006

Events: Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005
Commercial Finance Association Conference|January 2006

Events: American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
January 2006

Events: Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005
American Law Institute – American Bar Association |January 2005

Events: American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
January 2005

Events: Bankruptcy Over the Past Twenty Years
Bankruptcy Bar Association Retreat|January 2004

Events: Debtor in Possession in Financing (Great Debate)
American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Spring Meeting|January 2004

Events: Individual and Small Business Ch. 11 cases
American Bankruptcy Institute Rocky Mountain Workshop on Ethics|January 2003

Events: Representing Multiple Creditors in Bankruptcy Cases
American Bankruptcy Institute Central States Workshop|August 2002

Events: American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop
January 2002

Events: Representing Multiple Creditors in Bankruptcy Cases
American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference|December 2001

Events: Creditor Committees
American Bar Association Business Law Section|December 2001

Events: International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) International Conference
December 2001

Events: Pro Bono Around The World
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges|July 2001

Events: National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
January 2000

Events: Ethics and Criminal Sanctions
Commercial Law League of America|November 1999

Events: Bankruptcy Ethics and Fees in Bankruptcy Cases
Law Education Institute and Bureau of National Affairs|October 1998

Publications: In Defense of Debtor Exclusivity: Assessing Four Amendments to the Bankruptcy Code
American Bankruptcy Law Journal|January 1995

Events: National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
January 1995

Events: Bankruptcy Ethics and Fees in Bankruptcy Cases
Law Education Institute and Bureau of National Affairs|December 1994

Events: Bankruptcy Concerns in Documenting Transactions
New York Law School Guest Lecturer|November 1994

Events: Lecturer on Bankruptcy
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.|December 1993

Events: Lecturer on debtor representation
Law Seminars, Inc. bankruptcy seminar for legal secretaries and legal assistants|December 1993

Events: Model Insolvency Law
International Bankruptcy Symposium sponsored by Stetson University College of Law|December 1993

Events: Bankruptcy Ethics and Fees in Bankruptcy Cases
Law Education Institute and Bureau of National Affairs|December 1993

Events: Bankruptcy Panel
St. Thomas University School of Law|December 1993

Events: National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
January 1990

Publications: How to Prevent the Loss of an Attorney’s Fee Award in Bankruptcy Court
The Family Law Commentator|January 1984

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In the Media: Interview with Bill Rochell
American Bankruptcy Institute|May 2017

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