Attorneys

David Neal Stern

Practice Areas

  • Business bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation.

Education

  • J.D., with Honors, University of Florida College of Law.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida.
  • Florida Bar.
  • Georgia Bar.
  • State and federal trial and appellate courts in Florida and Georgia.

David Neal Stern

David Neal Stern focuses his practice in the areas of business bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation. Mr. Stern has been certified in the area of business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification, which is accredited by The Florida Bar. He is the chairman of the Bankruptcy Section of the Broward County Bar Association. He is based in the firm’s Boca Raton office.

Mr. Stern primarily assists individuals and business enterprises in resolving contractual and other disputes before bankruptcy courts, other federal courts, and state courts, and through out-of-court negotiations.

Prior to practicing in Florida, Mr. Stern was a partner at the national law firm of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP in its Atlanta office. While practicing in Atlanta, Mr. Stern was on the board of directors of the Atlanta Bar Association, provided pro bono representation through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, and worked with other lawyers and judges on a bar committee known as the Atlanta Bard Association to write, produce, and perform in an annual original musical comedy to raise funds for various philanthropic projects.

Mr. Stern is a member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Florida Bar, the Georgia Bar, and state and federal trial and appellate courts in Florida and Georgia.

Prior to commencing law practice, Mr. Stern graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law, where he was an associate editor of the Florida Law Review and a member of the moot court team. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, served as student body treasurer, and was a member of Florida Blue Key.

Mr. Stern is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. He and his wife, who is also an attorney, have two young children.

Contact: dnstern@fwblaw.net