Bernice C. Lee


Bernice C. Lee


Bernice Lee concentrates her practice in bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial matters. She has broad experience handing complex legal issues that arise with business reorganizations, debtor-in-possession financing, bankruptcy sales, bankruptcy appeals, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and litigation arising in bankruptcy and commercial matters. She has helped numerous Chapter 11 debtors confirm reorganization plans, including a jewelry retailer, an operator of foreclosure search websites, a hotel in Boca Raton, entities owning commercial properties, manufacturers and distributors of various products, and an oil and gas well operator. She also represents landlords, trade creditors, other unsecured creditors, lenders, trustees and other parties in all aspects of bankruptcies and adversary proceedings.

Prior to joining Shraiberg, Landau & Page, Bernice served as law clerk to a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, and as a judicial intern to a United States District Judge in the District of Massachusetts.


  • Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts (J.D., 2008)
  • California State University, Fullerton, California (B.A., 2004)

Professional Memberships

  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges NextGeneration, 2016 Class
  • The Florida Bar, Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy, Class IV
  • Asian-Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida, President 2017-2018, President-Elect 2016-2017, Professional Committee Chair 2015-2016
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Member
  • South Palm Beach County Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Director 2015-2017


  • Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Star 2015, 2016 & 2017

Notable Client Work

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida State Bar
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

Reported Decisions

  • In re FFS Data, Inc., 776 F.3d 1299 (11th Cir. 2015)
  • In re Tuscany Energy, LLC, 2016 WL 7666480 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. Dec. 30, 2016)
  • In re Sigma-Tech Sales, Inc., 2016 WL 4224090 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. Aug. 1, 2016)
  • Iberiabank v. Geisen, 506 B.R. 573 (S.D. Fla. 2014)
  • In re FFS Data, Inc. 509 B.R. 403 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2014)
  • In re Levin, 434 B.R. 910 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2010)

Awards and Recognitions