Michele L. Stocker: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michele L. Stocker

Chair, Financial Services Litigation Practice
Fort Lauderdale,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
  • Labor & Employment
Contact InfoTelephone: 954.768.8271
Fax: 954.765.1477
University Princeton University, B.A., cum laude, 1987
Law SchoolColumbia Law School, J.D., 1990 Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Admitted1991, New York; 1995, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Governors Member, Museum of Art

BornMandeville, Jamaica, December 4, 1965

Michele L. Stocker is a commercial litigator with a broad range of experience representing clients in the financial services industry including local and national banks, consumer finance companies, mortgage bankers, credit card companies, and third-party debt collectors. She also regularly advises clients in employment-related matters involving discrimination, harassment, severance agreements, restrictive covenants, and wage and hour issues.

Areas of Concentration

•Fair Credit Reporting Act

•Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

•Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z

•Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices

•Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act

•Loan Origination and Servicing Issues

•Contested Mortgage Foreclosures

•Consumer Fraud

•Identity Theft

•Predatory Lending

•Force-Placed Insurance

•Employment Discrimination

•Sexual Harassment/Hostile Work Environment

•Non-Competition/Restrictive Covenant Agreements

•Wage and Hour Issues

•Class Action Defense

Awards & Recognition

•Honoree, 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County, Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County, May 8, 2014

•Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2014

•Listed,South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers in South Florida, 2014

•Recipient, 2013 Top Hat Salute to Women of Achievement Award' Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Zeta Rho Omega Chapter, Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 9, 2013

•Team Member, aLaw360Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 and 2013

•Featured,The Diversity Journal's11th Annual Women Worth Watching Issue, 2013, September/October 2012

•Listed,Florida Trendmagazine, Legal Elite, Commercial Litigation, 2012

•Recipient, 2012 Glass Ceiling Award, The Florida Women's Conference - National Diversity Council, March 2012

•Recipient, Love For Literacy Gala Honoree, Love for Literacy Gala, Crockett Foundation Inc., March 2012

•Listed,Business Leadermagazine South Florida's Women Extraordinaire, 2011

•Listed, South Florida's 100 Most Accomplished Black's in Law ICABA, 2009

•Profiled,Who's Who in Black South Florida, South Florida's Most Influential, 2007

•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.


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Statute of Limitations Update in Florida Foreclosure Actions: Fifth District Court of Appeals Holds that Each Default Creates a New Case of Action
Cory W. Eichhorn,Richard B. Rosengarten,Michele L. Stocker, May 27, 2014
On April 25, 2014, the Fifth District Court of Appeals issued an important opinion in U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n v. Bartram, No. 5D12-3823, 2014 WL 1632138 (Fla. 3d DCA Apr. 25, 2014), holding that “a default occurring after a failed foreclosure attempt creates a new cause of action...

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Michele L. Stocker

401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
Fort LauderdaleFL 33301


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