Stephenie B. Anthony




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Stephenie, a founding member of Anthony & Partners, LLC, currently serves as its Managing Member.  Stephenie is a trial lawyer focusing on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy law and commercial litigation.  In addition to general civil litigation, Stephenie focuses upon creditor-debtor litigation in breach of contract, foreclosure, replevin, lender liability, and other loan enforcement contexts.  Her litigation experience includes representations in state and federal trial and appellate courts statewide.

Stephenie is a past President, Chairman and Secretary of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, having served on the Association’s Board for eight consecutive years. For two years following admission to The Florida Bar, Stephenie clerked for the Honorable Alexander L. Paskay, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida.


Stephenie is a native of Clearwater, Florida. She attended The Florida State University, on a Florida Academic Scholarship, earning a Bachelor of Science degree, and Stetson University College of Law earning a Juris Doctor degree.


Stetson University College of Law, J.D. (1997)
Honor Roll
Guardian Ad Litem
Public Defender Clinic
Sports, Art & Entertainment Law Society

The Florida State University, B.S. (Finance/Multinational Business Operations, 1994)
Dean’s List
Seminole Torch Bearer
Sigma Kappa
Homecoming Gala Committee


The Florida Bar (Business Law Section)

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Federal Bar Association

Hillsborough County Bar Association

Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers – Board of Directors (2007-2014)

Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association – (Member (1999 – Present), Board of Directors (2007-2015), Officer (2011-2015), President (2013-2014), Immediate Past President (2014-2015)

Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida

Central Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association

Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professional Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

Hillsborough County Juvenile Diversion Program- – Teen Court Judge

Madison Who’s Who

Martindale-Hubbell rated AV since on or as of 2011, peer review rated “preeminent” in terms of proficiency and legal ethics

Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite, 5x winner: LE 2014-2016, 2019; Up and Comer 2012

Bankruptcy Law Educational Series Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors-Treasurer (2014-2015); Secretary (2015-2016)

National Association of Professional Women (Member)


Author, “Section 707 (b) Dismissal of Consumer Debtor’s Chapter 7 Case, Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law” (2002)

Author, “Eleventh Circuit: Chapter 7 Debtors Concealing Tort Claims from Creditors Will Lose Those Claims,” (2004)

Lorman speaker on the topic “A Practical Guide to Representing Creditors in Bankruptcy” (2010)

Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite, July 2014

Stephenie also regularly makes presentations to bank clients and paralegal associations.


Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Hillsborough County Leadership Council

Paint Your Heart Out Tampa (Team Captain)

Pinellas County Habitat for Humanity (Team Captain)


  • Bankruptcy Representations
  • Creditors Rights
  • Creditors Rights
  • Debt Restructure
  • Lender Liability / Complex Litigation
  • Representation of Fiduciaries
  • Specialty Recovery Litigation and Collections
  • Arbitrations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Loan Enforcement
  • Contract Disputes
  • Fraudulent Transfer Litigation