Harris J. Koroglu is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group.

Harris is involved in all aspects of creditor representation in bankruptcy litigation, reorganization and liquidation, as well is in Florida assignments for the benefit of creditors (ABC’s).  He represents creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12, 13 and 15 bankruptcy cases, including commercial landlords and tenants, with a significant emphasis upon representing financial institutions and Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees.  Harris is routinely involved in litigating and negotiating modified treatment of clients’ claims in reorganization cases, obtaining relief from the automatic stay and dismissing improvidently filed bankruptcy cases, prosecuting and defending fraudulent transfer and preference adversary proceedings, prosecuting adversary proceedings objecting to discharge and nondischargeability, and investigating/locating assets. He's also previously represented Chapter 11 trustees and federal court-appointed receivers and has managed multiple interrelated bankruptcy adversary proceedings and receivership ancillary proceedings.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • University of Miami, B.S., cum laude, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

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

Professional and Civic

  • The Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

News & Insights

Accolades

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2022
    • Litigation: Bankruptcy, 2022
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite, Bankruptcy & Workout, 2021
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Creditors' Rights/Bankruptcy, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015; Business Bankruptcy, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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