Shutts & Bowen LLP was pleased to sponsor the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association’s 2nd Annual Broken Bench and Busted Clay Charity Sporting Clays Tournament on February 7. Tampa partner Ryan C. Reinert, a board member of and director of continuing legal education for the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, attended the event in support of its fundraising goals.
Participating in the team tournament, Ryan was joined by ESPN College Football Analyst and former NFL player, Anthony Becht. The event was held to support two non-profit organizations in the Tampa area, the Ryan Nece Foundation and the Bankruptcy Law Educational Series (“BLES”) Foundation. The mission of the Ryan Nece Foundation is to be a beacon to teens by empowering them to impact giving in their communities, while the BLES promotes bankruptcy legal education and funds pro bono and other public service projects relating to the practice of bankruptcy in the Middle District of Florida.
The Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association has over 300 members representing debtors, creditors and trustees in bankruptcy, providing members with events, educational seminars, and information updates relevant to the bankruptcy practice in the Tampa Division.
About Ryan C. Reinert
Ryan C. Reinert is a partner in Shutts & Bowen’s Tampa office, where he is a member of the Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Practice Group. Ryan practices business bankruptcy, including trustee and creditor committee representation, and commercial litigation. He has represented commercial and individual lenders throughout Florida in federal and state courts, including traditional, pooled, joint venture and CMBS loans. Ryan has also represented debtors, vendors, landlords and contractors in Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases. Ryan currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, the non-profit organization that seeks to provide the information necessary for the practice of bankruptcy law in Tampa through publications, legal education and other events, often with the participation of the local bankruptcy judges.