Rhys P. Leonard Achieves Board Certification by The American Board of Certification in Business Bankruptcy Law
TAMPA, FL – Trenam Law is pleased to announce that Rhys P. Leonard has achieved board certification from the American Board of Certification (ABC) in the area of Business Bankruptcy Law. This certification is also recognized by The Florida Bar. Certification means that Leonard has met rigorous standards relating to experience, continuing legal education, integrity, and peer review, in addition to demonstrating a sophisticated understanding of the law in his specialty area. Only seven percent of Florida Bar attorneys are board certified.
Leonard, a shareholder in the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group, represents individuals, businesses and commercial lenders in matters related to bankruptcy and creditors’ rights with a focus on creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings and defending avoidance action and lender liability claims. Additionally, he regularly represents chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcy trustees and creditor and equity committees. Leonard also focuses his practice on bankruptcy appellate matters and represents parties in bankruptcy related appeals before Federal District Courts and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Leonard received a J.D., cum laude, from Florida State University College of Law; and a B.A., cum laude, from Furman University. He is a current member of The Florida Bar, American Bankruptcy Institute, American Bar Association and Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association.