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Bradley M. Saxton


329 Park Avenue North
Second Floor
PO Box 880
Winter Park, Florida
Fx. 407-645-3728

Direct Phone: 407-246-8672

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Bradley M. Saxton

Bradley M. Saxton is a shareholder in the firm of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman in Orlando, Florida.  His practice has involved representation in all aspects of bankruptcy cases; including representing creditors in all cases, Debtors in Chapter 11 and 7 cases, creditor’s committees, Chapter 11 Trustees, Chapter 7 Trustees, asset purchasers and preferential transfer defendants. His representation has covered numerous industry groups, including hotel and restaurant, real estate, citrus, golf, trucking and various manufacturing entities.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Saxton worked for the Martin Marietta Orlando Aerospace Company (now Lockheed Martin). He began his legal career in 1990 in Orlando at the Maguire, Voorhis and Wells, P.A. firm, where he became a shareholder in 1997. After the firm merged with Holland & Knight, LLP in 1998, Mr. Saxton practiced with the Orlando office of Holland & Knight, LLP until 2001 when he joined the WHWW firm.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida State University (1985)
  • University of Florida College of Law (J.D. 1990)
Mediation Practice
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Chair of Middle District Local Rules Committee which drafted the local bankruptcy rule on mediation
  • Court Appointed Mediator for Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corp. mortgage fraud case
  • Mediator in over one hundred cases involving all types of bankruptcy and business disputes
Professional Certifications and Memberships
  • Past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section Bankruptcy/UCC Committee
  • Past President of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Community Awards and Activities
  • Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America and named 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Bankruptcy Litigation in Orlando
  • Recognized as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine
  • Recognized as one of Orlando’s Best Lawyers by Orlando Magazine
  • Annual Guest Lecturer for Professor Jeffrey Davis’ Advanced Bankruptcy Course at the University of Florida College of Law
  • Past Adjunct Professor of Law at the Florida A & M University College of Law in the Bankruptcy Clinic Program
  • Regular Speaker at CLE presentations
  • Editor of the Bankruptcy Case Law Digest
Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar, 1990
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2002
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1990
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1992
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1997