TRENAM LAW’S LARA ROESKE FERNANDEZ NAMED FINALIST IN BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS BY TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL
Tampa, Fla., Aug. 29, 2016 – Trenam Law is pleased to announce that Lara Roeske Fernandez has been selected as a finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2016 Business Woman of the Year Award in the Legal Services category. All finalists will be honored at a gala on September 23rd at The Vinoy Renaissance in St. Petersburg, Fla., where a winner from each category will be announced.
“We are very proud of Lara’s accomplishments as a leader in both our firm and the Tampa Bay business community,” said J. Eric (“Tate”) Taylor, chair of the Executive Board at Trenam. “She is in great company on this year’s impressive list of top women, all of whom we highly regard as partners in the effort to continue growth of our region’s economy and influence.”
Fernandez leads Trenam Law’s Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Insolvency Practice, which has expanded under her leadership even through the economic upswing of the past several years as a result of innovative cross marketing efforts and the development of key client relationships.
Fernandez counsels creditors and trustees in business reorganizations and bankruptcy litigation. She focuses her practice on commercial foreclosures, workouts, and loan modifications. She serves on the Advisory Board and is a frequent speaker for the American Bankruptcy Institute. Fernandez is also an active member of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, having served on the Executive Board of Directors, as President in 2011 and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Business Woman of the Year Awards recognizes the accomplishments of successful female executives in the Tampa Bay area. With close to 300 nominations for this award, only 58 women were chosen as finalists for the Business Woman of the Year Award. More information, including a full list of finalists and how to register for the event, is available here.
About Trenam Law
Founded in 1970, Trenam Law ranks among the largest law firms in Florida, with offices in Tampa and St. Petersburg. Trenam Law works regionally with clients in the following practice areas: bankruptcy, creditors’ rights & insolvency, business transactions, commercial litigation, construction law and government contracting, employment law, health care, employee benefits, private client services and real estate transactions and lending. The firm is committed to the service of its clients, the community and the improvement of the legal profession. For more information, visit Trenam Law online at www.trenam.com.