Bridget M. Dennis is an Associate in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy practice group.

Bridget’s practice focuses on the areas of debtor-creditor matters and bankruptcy litigation. 

Prior to joining Shutts, Bridget was a law extern for the Honorable Judge Caryl E. Delano of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District Court of Florida.  She also served as a law intern with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida, Appellate Division.



  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2020
    • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal Award for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies, 2020
    • William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
    • Phi Delta Phi International Honor Society
    • Stetson Law Review
      • Articles & Symposia Editor, 2019-2020
    • Stetson Moot Court
      • Board Member, 2019-2020
      • Spirit of Moot Court Award, 2020
      • Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, 2020
      • Cristol Kahn Paskay Cup, 2020
        • Best Oral Advocate Runner Up
      • Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist, 2019
  • University of Mount Union, B.A., cum laude, Political Science, 2017
    • Political Science Award Recipient, 2014
    • Vice President of Student Senate
    • Executive Board Member of Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
    • Vice President of Pre-Law Society
    • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Professional and Civic

  • H. Ferguson M.E. White American Inn of Court, 2018–2019

News & Insights



  • "A Creditor’s Path to Obtaining Control and Keeping Track of an Individual Chapter 11 Debtor," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (October 1, 2022)
  • Author, “Displacement: Consideration of Removal and Reinstatement of a Debtor in Possession Under Section 1104 and Section 1185,” Cramdown, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association (Summer 2021 issue)
  • Author, “Pa-Rolling Out a New Solution: How Florida Should Address Its Broken Parole System,” Stetson Law Review (2021)

Industry Focus

Jump to Page

Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with approximately 270 lawyers located in eight offices across Florida.

By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.