Tamara Van Heel

Attorney
E-mail: tvh@agentislaw.com
Brief info
Ms. Van Heel is an attorney in the firm’s restructuring and insolvency practice group. She concentrates her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring, and insolvency, and regularly represents creditors, committees, debtors, trustees, landlords, and purchasers of assets in a variety of matters both in and out of court. Prior to joining Agentis, Ms. Van Heel worked in a large international law firm representing institutional creditors and bondholders, debtors in possession, creditor committees, equity security holders, and purchasers of distressed assets in complex corporate Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in New York, Delaware, and New Jersey, and in cross-border Chapter 15 proceedings.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Active Member, Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida
  • Active Member, American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee
  • Active Member, Florida Bar Business Law Section
  • Active Member, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Active Member, Dade County Bar Association

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Panelist, “Avoiding Malpractice in Bankruptcy: Preparing Clients for the Next Financial Meltdown,” Dade County Bar Association Annual Bench and Bar Conference, 2019

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Book Awards for highest grades in Advanced Problems in Bankruptcy, Corporations, Property, Trial Practice, and Legal Drafting
  • The Florida Law Review, Outstanding Editor Award

EDUCATION

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • B.A., Emory University

ADMITTED TO

  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

PRIOR AFFILIATIONS

  • Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin
  • White & Case LLP

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