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Leonard H. Gilbert


Current Position

Holland & Knight LLP
Tampa, FL 33602

Class: I (1990)Circuit: Eleventh


Emory University, B.A. (1958)
Harvard University, LL.B. (1961)
Admitted to Florida Bar (1961)
Admitted to Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals
Admitted to Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida
Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court


American College of Bankruptcy: Former Director and Regent
Judicial Nominating Committee, Chair
American College of Bankruptcy Foundation: Former Treasurer and Director
American Bankruptcy Institute, Former Director
American Bar Association, Chair, Section of General Practice; Council Member, Section of Business Law and Senior Lawyer Division
The Florida Bar, President (1980-81)
American Bar Foundation, Fellow; Chair; Director
American Law Institute, Life Member
American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, President (1999-2000)
International Bar Association, Co-Chair, Section of Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights
International Insolvency Institute, Secretary, former Director
Eleventh Circuit Historical Society, President
ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Ass'n, Chair (1988-89)


Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide Contributing author


American College of Bankruptcy, Distinguished Service Award (2011)
Listed in: Best Lawyers in America; World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers; International Who's Who of Business Lawyers (Insolvency and Restructuring); Who's Who in America
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, Professionalism Award
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Litigation Section, Distinguished Legal Career Award, (2016)