Lisa M. Schiller - McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

Lisa M. Schiller

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Lisa has extensive experience in the fields of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, commercial workout and foreclosure disputes, and complex commercial litigation, and has represented clients in these areas for more than 20 years. Over the past two decades, she has built a diverse practice with in-depth knowledge of the rights of both creditors and debtors.

Lisa has a keen understanding of lender rights and business reorganization as well as specific issues and defenses in commercial litigation. Her clients, particularly corporate and financial institutions, seek her counsel in a broad variety of commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency related litigation, commercial real estate foreclosure litigation, and lenders’ rights matters. She represents companies in the areas of debtor and creditor rights, commercial litigation and defense, insolvency litigation and workouts, and business disputes. In addition, Lisa has also represented Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, potential acquirers of businesses and assets from bankruptcy estates, receivers appointed in federal court, and assignees in state court insolvency proceedings.

Lisa has considerable experience representing financial institutions in commercial real estate foreclosure litigation, including mortgage foreclosure and other secured interests in property, such as undeveloped, partially developed, or fully developed real property; condominium developments; office buildings; residential developments; and related interests. 

Lisa has defended lenders against borrowers’ and guarantors’ claims for alleged breach of fiduciary duty and alleged violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. She counsels financial institutions in negotiating and documenting transactions.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • University of South FloridaBA 1987St. Thomas University School of LawJ.D. 1993
    New York State Bar Association

    Office Location

    One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1400
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law