Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren L. Stricker, a partner in the firm’s Tampa office, has been appointed to continue serving on The Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, with a term beginning on July 1, 2020.
Actively involved as a member of the committee for the past year, Lauren was reappointed to her position by The Florida Bar President. A fellow of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar, Lauren will utilize her extensive legal capabilities and prior civic experience to serve the standing committee and assist the Governor on the subject of the judicial nominating process.
The scope and function of the Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee is to assist the Governor and the Judicial Nominating Commissions in discharging their respective duties under Article V, Section 11, Constitution of Florida. The committee establishes the rules and procedures for the state's 26 nominating commissions, which focus on judicial merit selection.
About Lauren L. Stricker
Lauren L. Stricker is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy and Business Litigation Practice Groups. A Martindale-Hubbell Judicial AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, Lauren represents individual and corporate clients in bankruptcy cases, commercial and criminal litigation, and government investigations. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring, avoidance actions (including fraudulent and preferential transfer proceedings), corporate fraud, and financial crimes. She also represents defendants, targets, witnesses, victims, and companies involved in white-collar criminal matters, government investigations, and False Claims Act qui tam actions. Lauren is listed by Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Super Lawyers lists her as a Rising Star in Business Bankruptcy.