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 is a business bankruptcy practitioner board certified by the American Board of Certification, representing lenders, trustees and creditor committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He has represented commercial and individual lenders in federal and state courts, including traditional, pooled, joint venture and CMBS loans. Ryan has also represented asset purchasers, landlords, trade creditors and contractors in business bankruptcy and liquidation 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.

Ryan’s past experience includes representation of the largest secured creditor in many reorganization cases, landlords in mega retail bankruptcy cases negotiating the assumption, assignment and rejection of leases, and creditors in Ponzi scheme cases.

Credentials

Education

  • Stetson University, J.D., 2009
    • Moot Court Board Member
  • Northern Kentucky University, B.A., 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional and Civic

  • American Board of Certification (ABC) certified in Business Bankruptcy Law
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • J. Clifford Cheatwood American Inn of Court
    • Barrister
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Directors
    • Director, Continuing Legal Education
  • Tampa Connection
    • Class of 2015

News & Insights

Presentations

  • Lecturer, Stetson University College of Law, Bankruptcy Seminar Course, Chapter 11 Dismissals and Conversions
  • 39th Annual Alexander L. Paskay Memorial Bankruptcy Seminar, Expert Testimony and Daubert, co-author with Andrew M. Brumby, Esq.

In the News

Industry Focus

Accolades

  • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Certification
  • Chambers & Partners, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2021
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy: Business, Rising Star, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Recognized for exceptional pro bono service by The Supreme Court of Florida, Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar, and the Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association, 2016
  • 2012 Pro Bono Award, 13th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee
  • American Bar Board Certified Logo
  • R. Reinert Chambers 2020 logo

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