Carlton Fields’ Kathleen S. McLeroy Receives Prestigious ABA Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award

Litigation and Trials   |   April 4, 2022
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Carlton Fields is pleased to announce that Tampa Shareholder Kathleen S. McLeroy received the Jean Allard Glass Cutter award during the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section’s spring meeting on April 2.

Named in honor of Jean Allard Glass Cutter who was the first woman to chair the ABA’s Business Law Section, this prestigious award is given annually to an exceptional woman business lawyer who has made significant contributions to the profession and to the Business Law Section. McLeroy also received this award in recognition of her professional excellence, her dedication to the work of the Business Law Section, and her demonstrated commitment to mentoring and serving as a role model for other women.

At Carlton Fields, McLeroy has extensive experience resolving disputes as a litigator, mediator, and arbitrator. As a trial lawyer, she has substantial experience representing creditors in disputes with debtors in all forums, including state court, federal court, bankruptcy court, and in arbitration proceedings. She regularly arbitrates and mediates disputes arising from contract disputes between health care providers. McLeroy works with judgment holders to enforce and collect large commercial judgments, both domestic and international. She also represents commercial banks, mortgage holders, property owners, title insurers, and real estate developers in real property disputes and mortgage foreclosures. Clients seek her guidance on matters involving receivership law, and she serves as a real estate receiver and counsel for receivers.

McLeroy received her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, and her MBA and B.S. from Louisiana State University.

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